What’s new on Mykonos for 2023
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6M ago
  Exciting new places to eat, drink, party and sleep on Mykonos this year   Some of the island’s noteworthy new arrivals and big changes for 2023 include, from top left, Baladaya club at Paradise beach; Mando bar and restaurant; Nomia Sunset Suites hotel; a new location for legendary Katrin restaurant; Domes Noruz Mykonos resort; ITA Mexican restaurant at Bagatelle Mykonos; and the Van Stories Mykonos mobile bar and DJ service.     Restaurants, cafes, bars and beach clubs   If you find yourself  in the mood for delicious sushi and cocktails accompanied by a mag ..read more
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Mykonos arts & culture events in 2023
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6M ago
  Major arts and culture events on Mykonos during summer 2023   On Thursday August 10, Koukoumi Vegan Hotel in Ano Mera is hosting a vegan cooking class with chef Aggeliki Charami and chef de partie Anna Lymperi   On Friday August 11, the local arts & culture organization KDEPPAM Mykonos presents a live musical interpretation of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s masterpiece, Enoch Arden. Published in 1864, Tennyson’s text was an inspiration to other artists including Richard Strauss who, in 1897, “wrote a unique composition for narrator and piano, inspired by Tennyson’s magical text ..read more
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Mykonos restaurant guide 2023
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6M ago
Some of the most popular restaurants on Mykonos, including a few of our personal favourites, are seen in images from their social media pages: Top row (left to right) Avli tou Thodori, Mantri and To Maereio. Middle row:  Nikolas Taverna, Pili and Rizes Folklore Farmstead. Bottom row: Sakis Grill House; Baboulas and Sea Satin Market.   Welcome to our 2023 guide to restaurant opening dates on Mykonos. Keep scrolling down this page to see which places — including a number of exciting and much-anticipated newcomers to Mykonos — opened their doors during  June and July. On page 2 ..read more
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Bakeries, bars, cafes and restaurants to check out when you visit Athens
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1y ago
  Tasting Table’s mouthwatering profile of noteworthy places to eat and drink in Athens   This article from Tasting Table will whet your appetite for places to get a great drink, snack or meal during your trip to Athens    Tastes of Athens:  We don’t yet know if we’ll be spending any time in Athens on our next trip to Greece, but I have already bookmarked a timely Tasting Table article (pictured above) to help us decide where to enjoy a coffee, drink, snack or meal if we do manage to visit the city. 16 Places to eat and drink in Athens, Greece popped up while I was s ..read more
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Mykonos 2023: Events, openings, parties, news and more
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1y ago
  Our round-up of special events and venue openings on Mykonos during 2023   Obati restaurant will celebrate Epiphany on Friday January 6 with music entertainment by DJ Marios Ntoumis.   Singer | musician Antonis Balopitas will entertain during Epiphany celebrations at La Rosticceria ala Mykoniatika on Friday January 6   Vegera has announced that this will be its last weekend of operations before the restaurant closes for its annual winter break. Vegera will open at 9 a.m. on Friday January 6 for breakfast and coffee, then will celebrate Epiphany with music and drinks ..read more
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Things to see and do during a visit to Athens this winter
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1y ago
  A special edition of Greece Is Magazine profiles events and activities in Athens during winter 2022-2023   The cover of the Athens edition of Greece Is magazine for Winter 2022-2023   Winter wonders: The latest Athens issue of Greece Is magazine sure would have come in handy during a recent Christmas party conversation about winter travel plans. After friends and acquaintances described their upcoming trips to Florida, Australia, Mexico and the Caribbean, everyone looked perplexed when I said that I wished I could visit Athens. “But isn’t everything there closed down?” one o ..read more
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A dreamy private paradise on Ithaca island
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1y ago
  A lush 100-hectare coastal property is for sale on Ithaca island   The lovely Ulysses’ Cove property for sale on Ithaca island is shown in an aerial photo from the website FT Property Listings   Ionian idyll: If you’ve been dreaming about spending next summer at your own private Greek Island retreat, here’s your chance to snap up a piece of paradise in Greece’s Ionian islands — a lush, coastal property on Ithaca is up for sale. Although it’s not an entire island, Ulysses’ Cove is nonetheless an enviable estate-sized property that measures a whopping 1 million square meters ..read more
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Ancient Corinth’s most significant historic sites
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1y ago
Video views of archaeological sites and superb scenery at the top historic places of Ancient Corinth   The 6-minute film  Ancient Corinthia from high above captures breathtaking aerial views of the major historic locations of Ancient Corinth   For history buffs and landscape lovers: The Corinth region of Greece is home to a plethora of important sites that will impress visitors who are fascinated with ancient Greek history. And since they’re situated in beautiful outdoor locations, these places should appeal even to people who aren’t history buffs, but who enjoy seeing and spe ..read more
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A daytrip from Loutraki to top historic sites near Corinth
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1y ago
  The Corinth Canal, an ancient boat slipway, a castle, an archaeological site and a museum were fascinating stops during our daytrip in the Corinth area of the Peloponnese   In less than half a day, we were able to visit such important historic sites as the Acrocorinth castle, top, the Ancient Corinth archaeological site and museum, center, and the Diolkos boat trackway at the western entrance to the Corinth Canal   Ideal for history buffs:  During our short stay in Loutraki last May, we got to step thousands of years back in time with an easy daytrip visit to several ..read more
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A modern bridge & ancient boat track at the Corinth Canal
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1y ago
  During a daytrip from nearby Loutraki, we crossed a submersible bridge on the Corinth Canal to see the Diolkos, an ancient boat slipway   Looking along a section of the ancient Diolkos track, a stone-paved slipway once used to move boats overland across the Isthmus of Corinth. This section of the historic track is situated only a few meters from the edge of the Corinth Canal, which is partly visible in the upper right corner of the photo.   Marvels of maritime travel & transport: We have seen — and driven over — the world-famous Corinth Canal numerous times, but this day ..read more
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