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Why Greek coffee holds the key to longevity

If you are looking for some tips on living a long, healthy life, look no further than Greek coffee, which according to scientists is a key ingredient to staying youthful, greekcitytimes.com reports.

Nowadays, the life expectancy of humans has increased significantly, nevertheless, there are, of course, some people who live a lot longer than others and many of those reside on of Ikaria.

Many scientists have made their way to this Greek island in search of answers as to why locals here...

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Traditions & Customs Christmas Greece

Greece is a country where traditions and customs are a part of modern, everyday life.

Most holidays in Greece are celebrated traditionally, and Christmas in no exception.

Christmas caroling is very popular, and even though you might hear any songs being sung at any given moment during the holiday season, there are actually three “official” caroling days in Greece.

The custom is that children go from house to house singing carols, with the accompaniment of a triangle, and residents of...

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Happy Holidays from SuperbGreece.com

Dear guests & friends,

The festive period is traditionally a wonderful time to spend relaxing at home with your nearest and dearest by the open fire... and maybe dreaming of next Summer!

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and adventure-filled New Year!  

Your Superb Travel team

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AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN on Wednesday released figures for the month of November and underlined its commitment to contribute to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.

According to the data, AEGEAN and Olympic Air welcomed 969,000 passengers onboard their aircraft in November 2018, which is up by 10 percent compared to the same month in 2017, a growth mainly driven by increased traffic in the carrier’s international network. Last month saw the company’s international...

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Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, known as “xerolithia”, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, joining the rebetiko or Greek blues genre, the centuries-old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the Kozani region, the Mediterranean Diet, the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic (masticha Chiou) on the island of Chios, and the marble mastery of Tinos.

The decision was announced last week during the 13th session of the UNESCO...

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Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first Greek island to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

The initiative comes within its newly launched tourism campaign titled “Astypalea: Τhe Aegean Energy Spring” and is organized by the Astypalea Municipality in collaboration with the South Aegean Region, with the support of the Papastratos company.

Islanders, local government officials, and visitors had the chance to exchange ideas and views on the issue during a...

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Sikinos Dig Reveals Ancient Noble Woman’s Grave Complete with Jewellery

The untouched tomb of a prominent woman buried on the Cycladic island of Sikinoscomplete with 1,800-year-old jewelry has come to light following restoration works on a monument there by archaeologists, the Greek culture ministry announced recently.

he grave with the inscription “Neiko” was found inside the vault of a Roman-era mausoleum at Episkopi, initially believed to be the temple of Apollo Pythios. The excavating team found golden jewelry, including wristbands, rings, a pendant...

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Creteand the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Thursday.

Through the official e-ticketing service – etickets.tap.gr – visitors can purchase e-tickets for admission to the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos; the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum...

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Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens Airport has been ranked second in AirHelp’s listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2018 based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

More specifically, Athens International Airport (AIA) received a score of 9.3 for on-time performance, 8.6 for quality of service, 6.4 for claim processing and an overall 8.69. AIA comes after Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar with an overall score of 8.77 and before Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with...

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Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Greek capital Athens, the northern port city of Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

In an article titled “10 Places You Need To Visit in Greece this Summer”, travel reporter Anthony Grant refers to Athens as the top choice, followed by Lake Vouliagmeni in Attica and Thessaloniki in second and third position respectively.

“In recent years Athens has emerged as a great city break...