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Gabi Ancarola

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Gabi is a translator, journalist and travel writer. She collaborates with several magazines writing about travel, gastronomy, and hospitality in Europe. She has published several travel guides about Greek destinations and works in the promotion of tourism in Greece.

Sexy Fish: London Bar Takes Over Athens

The well-known Asian bar and restaurant, Sexy Fish is set to land in Athens on Jan. 24 to take over Athenian hotspot The Clumsies for one...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...
Ferry strike

Ferry Strike to Hit Greece on Friday

  Travelers making ferry journeys in Greece on Friday are being advised to check their plans as a 24-hour strike looms. The Pan-Hellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO)...
The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about thirty years in order to photograph the landscapes and people of the country.

Frédéric Boissonnas: The Photographer Who Fell in Love with Greece

  The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about 30 years to photograph the landscapes and people...
In the heart of Northern Greece, lies the region of Western Macedonia where it is possible to experience the picturesque Wine Route of the Lakes. The route starts in the area of the PDO Amynteo vineyards

The Wine Route of the Lakes: Western Macedonia

  In the heart of Northern Greece, lies the region of Western Macedonia where it is possible to experience the picturesque Wine Route of the...
The ceremony started early this morning, with a Holy Mass celebrated in the Cathedral of the city, on Chalidon Street. At the same time, a group of men (and a woman) were getting ready at the old Venetian port to dive into the clear waters and rescue the cross, in the hope of a blessed 2018.

Epiphany 2018: The Blessing of the Waters in Chania, Crete (Photos & Video)

Springtime temperatures and plenty of sunshine were the backdrop of today's Epiphany celebration in the city center of Chania, in Crete. On January 6, the...
These new kids on the block are rocking the gastronomic landscape of the Greek capital, take a look at the different culinary proposals recently opened in town

6 New Restaurants to Visit in Athens

  Athens is one of those cities that everyone visits for its rich history, but also because of the local food. The fame of Greek...
Bougatsa Traditional dish from Chania, Crete

The Sweet History of the Oldest Bougatsa Shop in Chania

In Chania, the famous Iordanis has been baking fresh Bougatsa - the Greek sweet filo pastry - since 1922.
The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When the light dances, I speak fairly: George Seferis and his poetry through painting and photography”, is one more of a series of presentations dedicated to the most important Greek literary figures.

George Seferis (Poet) Exhibition at the Theocharakis Foundation

  The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When...
What about Crete for your winter holidays

How to Plan Your Winter Holidays in Crete

If you have already been to Crete in summer, you have certainly paid a visit to its beautiful beaches. You've stepped on the pink...
An abandoned village in Crete makes it all the way to Los Angeles

Abandoned Village in Crete Makes it All the Way to LA

  Kalami, an abandoned village made of stone buildings, open doors, and broken windows, currently home to only 8 inhabitants, has made it to the...

Celebrate the New Year in Traditional Greek Style

New Year's Eve has always involved rituals related to celebrating life, the joy of witnessing another year and good luck and prosperous wishes for...

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