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The Guardian: Greece’s ‘Rakomelo’ Among World’s Best Winter Drinks

Greece’s ‘rakomelo’, a strong distilled spirit produced from grape pomace, is among the best warming winter drinks in the world, according to The Guardian.

The Guardian Explores Athens

Athens’ sites of interest, hotels, bars and restaurants are featured in an extensive article, recently published in the online edition of The Guardian.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Sani Resort Crowned Best in Europe at Villegiature Awards 2017

The Sani Resort, located in Halkidiki, was honored with the “Grand Prix of the Best Resort in Europe” title, at the Villegiature Awards 2017.

The Guardian: Greece’s EMST Among Top 10 New Museum Openings in 2017

Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens is included on The Guardian's list of the top ten new museum openings around the world.

Influential Journalists, Bloggers are Visiting the South Aegean Islands (and will tell us all about it)

The islands of the South Aegean are expected to take social media and news websites by storm this summer.

Greece’s Yannis Behrakis is ‘Guardian Photographer of the Year 2015’

This year The Guardian picture desk has chosen photographer Yannis Behrakis of Reuters as its agency photographer of the year for documenting astonishing moments in two of the biggest stories of 2015 - the refugee crisis and the financial implosion in his home country Greece.

The Guardian Highlights The Best Of Athens, Greece, In New City Guide

"It would be criminal to come to Athens and miss the Acropolis but visitors who stick only to the city’s ancient past are missing out," The Guardian notes in its recently released online Athens city guide.

Summer 2014: Greece Makes Headlines In The Foreign Press

A selection of mentions of Greece in the international press during the summer.

The Guardian: The Acropolis Museum Is The Best Place To House The Parthenon Marbles

"The Parthenon marbles are the world's most beautiful art – and that's why we should give them back," columnist Jonathan Jones wrote in an article published recently in The Guardian.

The Guardian: Mykonos, Greece, Is The Summer’s Big Winner

The big winner of this summer is Mykonos as celebrities put the glamor of the 1960s back in Greece, according to a recent article published on The Guardian website.

The Guardian: Greece Is Drawing In Holidaymakers At Record-Breaking Rates

After six stark years of recession, debt-stricken Greece is drawing in holidaymakers at record-breaking rates, according to UK newspaper The Guardian.

The Guardian Travels Along The Athenian Riviera

UK newspaper The Guardian takes a road trip in Greece: to the coastal zone of Athens from Glyfada to Sounion, known as the "Athenian Riviera."

The Guardian Kicks Off New Series With The Sporades Islands, Greece

In the first of a new series on holidaying in the Greek islands, UK newspaper The Guardian recently presented the Sporades and Evia, the country's second largest island.
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Greek Resorts Consider Out-Of-Town Spots For Party-Goer Tourists

The recent murder of a British tourist on Crete during a brawl with other holidaymakers have the heads of popular Greek party destinations considering to create special zones for rowdy holidaymakers. The special zones would be located away from each islands town.
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“The Guardian” Island-Hops To Greece’s Naxos, Small Cyclades

The Guardian newspaper recently ran a travel special on Naxos and the islands Koufonisi and Iraklia of the Small Cyclades from the perspective of journalist Giles Fraser and his 10-year son, Felix.
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Laconia Shines On Guardian’s Best City Break Destination List

Sparta, located in the region of Laconia, in the south-eastern Peloponnese, was recently included among the 10 most popular bargain city break destinations for 2013 by UK newspaper The Guardian.