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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.
Kalavryta resort, where to go skiing in Greece

The Best Ski Resorts to Visit in Greece

The first thoughts coming to mind when you hear the word Greece are whitewashed villages, blue skies, and endless pristine beaches to choose from....

Five Unique Resorts for Your Winter Holidays in Greece

  Winter in Greece can be a one-of-a-kind experience. The country, which has some amazing ski resorts all over the mainland, also excels in hospitality....
Christmas traditions in Greece

Five Christmas Traditions Unique to Greece

  In current days and mostly in big cities, Christmas in Greece very much resembles the holiday celebrations from other areas in the world. Massive...
Extreme weather conditions in Chania, Crete

Venetian Port of Chania Disappears Under the Waves (Photos)

Violent waves hit this morning on the Venetian port of Chania, on the Greek island of Crete, creating these surreal images in this tranquil...
Greece, a nation closely related to the sea since Ancient times

Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

  To Karavaki The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in the...
Ten Dishes that Give a Greek Flavor to your Christmas Dinner

Ten Dishes to Add Greek Flavor to Your Christmas Dinner

Greece is a country with deep religious traditions, a strong sense of family, and a very festive spirit. An those are the necessary ingredients...

10 Traditional Greek Christmas Sweets to Fall in Love With

Christmas sweets in Greece can be a tradition throughout the whole country... or just limited to one region only. What they do have in...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover...
Cretan boots for adults and for kids. These boots are part of the Cretan men traditional costume.

The Last Bootmakers of Crete (photos)

  The Greek island of Crete has undergone recurrent conquests and occupations over the centuries. Other than the best-known civilizations ruling the island, such as...

How to Enjoy Greek Holiday Cookies without Feeling Guilty

The merry season is here and it usually arrives with a dose of carols and... calories! When it comes to sweets, guilt is the logical...
52 Weeks in Greece sells out. Best images of the country.

Indie Book About Greece Sold Out

Miltos Kourmpoglou is the name behind this independent proposal that has sold hundreds of copies. With his book, 52 Weeks in Greece, Miltos is...

Ten Souvenirs to Buy in Crete

  Visitors of Crete have found out that when exploring local villages and off the beaten path stores it's possible to find Cretan memories to...

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