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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...

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Want To Help Crete, Greece? Go There On Holiday!

Please find below a great article by Alex Adnreou (on theguardian.com ) about how you could help Crete, Greece during the current situation.

Covering the Greek crisis for the past few months, the question I am asked most commonly is: “Why won’t Greece just stop whining and pay its debts?” It is quite depressing to realise there are so many people out there who think there is a mattress somewhere in Greece stuffed with a trillion euros, which we are refusing to hand over simply out of...

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National Geographic Traveler Tells World to Visit Crete, Greece

For its May issue, National Geographic Traveler UK urges holidaymakers and restless souls across the globe to “Return to Greece” and cites 11 reasons to explore the Aegean and beyond.

Though Greece may have experienced “a tumultuous few years, a new government and rumblings of a new (old) currency”, the National Geographic story dedicates 15 pages to what it describes as one of the most popular destinations for British travellers.

New investments, increasing number of flight...

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Enjoy Your Weekend - Visit To Heraklion Arcaeological Museum

If you plan on visiting a museum during the weekend, then the Herakleion Archaeological Museum could be your best option.

Where: Herakleion Crete, 2 Xanthoudidou St. and Xatzidaki

Why: The Herakleion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece; comprising unique exhibits of Minoan art, it is considered as the museum of Minoan culture par excellence worldwide. It houses representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and...

Ancient Eleutherna “The Heart of Crete”

There is a place in Crete which is protected as an archaeological site but also as a natural woodland by law. The excavation teams that have worked at the site have planted rows of trees to delineate pathways, while the site of the museum that will one day house all the finds is just a short walk away, on the other side of the hill.

One of the most impressive observations about the site is the care taken by the archaeologists to preserve the natural environment, allowing visitors to...

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Crete May be Still Easier to Explore than Colombia

Just in case you have already been to Crete, Greece a few times this year and fancy somewhere new before you return next year (and why not return?).

The word about Colombia is encouraging. See the Economist magazine article: https://www.economist.com/world/la/displaystory.cfm?story id=7121789 welcome to the world of visitable countries. Though considering everything Crete is still much easier to wonder around and even though it receives a few more visitors - in number - each year,...

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Fish and Marine Mammals on Show for your Edification

The all-new Crete Aquarium is open.

Making use of part of the old US military base at Gouves (on the north coast ) near Heraklion - the new Aquarium is currently open daily - every day - from 10:30 until 1730 hours.

Admission is a lucky seven Euros.

The Aquarium is an integral part of Thalassokosmos (Thalassocosmos) which justly claims a well-aimed spotlight on science, education and enlightening you and me about the marine world.

There are more than 30 tanks, fifty viewing points,...