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BY Anthony Grant

| Oct 05, 2018

Destinations

An Ermoupolis State of Mind: Notes from the Capital of the Cyclades

Caution is advised when visiting Ermoupolis on Syros, the aristocratic capital of the Cycladic islands: it just might slay your heart.

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BY Dimitris Rigopoulos

| Sep 19, 2017

Tourism

Should The Rest of Greece Emulate the ‘Mykonos Model’?

In improving the quality of its tourism, Greece needs to play to its comparative strengths.

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 05, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of a Novice Sailor in the Aegean: Days 3 & 4

If you haven’t already, click here to read the first instalment. After a power breakfast on board – Greek yogurt with oats and a large sticky dollop of honey – it was time to set out on our morning hike. Luckily it was only to be a three-hour affair up to the castle of Oria on the northern tip of Kythnos. Rambling up an old kalderimi (pathway) whose dry stone…

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 02, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of a Novice Sailor in the Aegean: Days 1 & 2

When presented with the opportunity to take a week-long ‘sailing/hiking’ adventure around some of the lesser-known islands of the Cyclades, I spent around seven nanoseconds deliberating before jumping at the chance.

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Marilena Salamanou

BY Marilena Salamanou

| Mar 28, 2017

Destinations

From Kimolos with Love

Local insider Marilena Salamanou on her favorite stops on the island of Kimolos.

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Maria Korachai

BY Maria Korachai

| Nov 02, 2016

Life

An Instagram Account that Purrs

#GreeceandCats, a self-explanatory labor of love

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Amanda Michalopoulou

BY Amanda Michalopoulou

| Oct 30, 2015

Activities

Naxos: Embracing the Power of Observation

A weekend at Naxos From my schoolbooks I remembered that Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades and also that this is where Theseus abandoned Ariadne after she helped him slay the Minotaur in Crete. What I saw is a self-sufficient island, one of those places where you forget that Greece is in crisis.

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