Google street view maps now available for Greece
Jun06

Google street view maps now available for Greece

Well it took a lot longer than anyone expected but Google street view images are now available for a selection of locations in Greece. After negotiations with the Data Protection Authority in Greece which placed a ban on the usage of such images in 2009, the much anticipated street view images were finally put live online. At the moment there are street views for a number of locations including Chania in Crete, Nafplion, Plaka and the...

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EasyJet flights to Volos Greece
Mar13

EasyJet flights to Volos Greece

The region of Pelion in the county of Magnesia in Thessaly Greece is one of the most beautiful destinations in the country for holidays and travel throughout the year. It is a very popular place with Greek as well as a number of visitors from abroad. There are some amazing beaches in the Pelion peninsula, as well as the famous ski centre, traditional villages, and much to sample and enjoy. You can find out more about holidays in...

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Rolling Stones live in Athens in June 2014
Feb25

Rolling Stones live in Athens in June 2014

Every summer there are a number of huge music concerts that take place with some of the world’s leading musicians and bands. The Rolling Stones are undoubtedly the biggest band in the world, and there are rumours that the Stones will play in Athens during their European Tour of 2014. The Stones first played in Athens on the 17th April 1967 just a few days before the military junta took place that would take Greece into a...

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George Clooney hits back against London Mayor
Feb17

George Clooney hits back against London Mayor

Following on from our post a few days ago about George Clooney and Bill Murray being in favour of the return of the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece from Great Britain, George Clooney has once again hit back – this time against Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London. Johnson accused Clooney of following a “Hitlerian agenda”, as he said that the Nazis had intended to have the marbles removed from the British Museum if...

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Movie stars support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles
Feb15

Movie stars support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

Last week during a press conference for the release of his latest movie “The Monuments Men” – George Clooney stepped in with his views about the issue between Greece and Great Britain and the Parthenon Marbles. The movie is based on a true story about a unit of Allied artists, architects, curators and museum directors that are sent into Europe with the aim of preventing various art treasures being looted or destroyed...

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Arrivals from the US is forecast to increase
Feb06

Arrivals from the US is forecast to increase

Visitors to Greece from the United States are expected to increase by about 5-7% when compared to last year. This very good news, which was announced by George Trivizas, who is the head of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism, was widely received in the tourism industry where analysts are expecting a very good year. One important aspect of this expected increase depends on the increase of seats on flights to Greece. Mr Trivizas...

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