Entries Tagged as 'Greece Travel'

Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 7: Panos Kloutsiniotis, Ladolea Olive Oil

August 12th, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 7: Panos Kloutsiniotis, Ladolea Olive Oil

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso August 14, 2020 Olive oil is one of the most iconic […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 6: Yiorgos Stergiou, Owner, Kafeteria Lefkos Pyrgos, Samothraki

August 11th, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 6: Yiorgos Stergiou, Owner, Kafeteria Lefkos Pyrgos, Samothraki

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso August 11, 2020 What would you do if you were the […]

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A Matter of Measurements

August 8th, 2020 · Comments Off on A Matter of Measurements

While the obsession with the ‘proper pint’ may seem modern, the Ancient Greeks also fixated on measuring their alcohol. Pythagoras, a great Samian mathematician (and, presumably, drinker), created an invention that ensured party hosts and publicans could not be deceived by guests aspiring to inebriation. His creation was dubbed the Dikiakoupa tou Pythagora (Just Cup […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 5: Tassos Gourgouras, Milia Mountain Retreat, Crete

August 8th, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 5: Tassos Gourgouras, Milia Mountain Retreat, Crete

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso August 8, 2020 A Unique Concept for a Unique Destination Milia […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 4: Dimitris Hall, Website Editor, Spotted by Locals, Athens

August 4th, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 4: Dimitris Hall, Website Editor, Spotted by Locals, Athens

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso August 4, 2020 How is new technology influencing tourism trends in […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 3: Rena Valyraki, Owner of Hotel Doma, Chania, Crete

July 31st, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 3: Rena Valyraki, Owner of Hotel Doma, Chania, Crete

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso July 31, 2020 In this, the third part of our series, […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 2: Giorgos Kontaxis of Zagorohoria’s Archontiko Dilofo

July 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part 2: Giorgos Kontaxis of Zagorohoria’s Archontiko Dilofo

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso July 25, 2020 In the second part of this series, I […]

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Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part I: Ktima Gerovassiliou Winery and Wine Museum

July 22nd, 2020 · Comments Off on Greek Travel after the Pandemic, Part I: Ktima Gerovassiliou Winery and Wine Museum

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Greek tourism, and what are local tourism providers doing to recover from it? This series of exclusive interviews with specific Greek tourism entities gets to the heart of the key issues, as of mid-summer 2020. By Chris Deliso July 22, 2020 This series starts with a virtual visit to […]

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Magical Myzithra

January 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Magical Myzithra

People come to Crete just for its distinctive sweet cheese, myzithra (made from sheep’s or goat’s milk). Often hard to find elsewhere, it’s the key ingredient in restaurants’ myzithropitakia (sweet cheese pies) – crunchy, golden-brown triangles filled with the delicious cheese. Myzithra is also used in kalitsounies, soft, circular breakfast pastries, their centres filled with […]

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Epic Adventures in the Cretan Wilds

January 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Epic Adventures in the Cretan Wilds

If you think Samaria is for wimps, head for the lesser-visited gorges south of Hania. They offer unparallelled opportunities for mountain treks, caving, rock climbing and even skiing in winter – though even seasoned pros will need local information and advice to ensure their safety and get the best from their experience. The Anavasi hiking […]

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