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22 Jan From Peloponnese to Greece

The city of Corinth is geographically located in a narrow land area, known as the Isthmus of Corinth, which connects the region of Peloponnese to the mainland of Greece. The Isthmus of Greece, which was formerly used for the transportation of ships, is nowadays cut by a canal which is used for the purposes by which the isthmus was used before. Corinth is the capital of Corinthia, a prefecture which belongs to the Greek region of...

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11 Nov Where myths are part of the real life

It is nearly impossible to comprehend the magnificently eclectic and robust concoction that has become today's Grecian society without exploring the region first-hand. The first traces of a city-state on Crete date back to the Neolithic Period, beginning in 6000 B.C. Minoan and Mycenaean Kingdoms were followed by the Dorian invasions and the Dark Ages. From 500 to 146 B.C., Greece enjoyed its most prosperous and well-known Classical and Hellenistic Periods during which Plato, Socrates and...

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21 Mar Great trips: from Athens to Salonica

Nowadays it is easy to find many flights that connect the rest of the world with the Greek Islands like Santorini or Mykonos. Athens is also another interesting starting point to get to Thessalonica. This route is perfect by train so, would you like to share with us the perfect vacations? How to travel by train from Athens to Salonica The best and low cost way to arrive to Thessalonica from the Greek capital is by the...

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27 May Athens, face to face with history

Athens is the pre-eminent city of Greece and the main arrival destination. No city mixes history and a chaotic energy better than Athens. Athens Athens is city with stunning archeological sites, colorful neighbors, overcrowding and smog like you’ve never seen it. For many travelers, the general impression is one of a poetic chaos. Roads are packed, taxi drivers are nuts and shops seem to spill off the sidewalks and into the middle of roads. Yet, in the...

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01 Oct Special destinations to go at the end of school

Even if the recent school year has just started, is worth having a knowledge of the characteristics with which will be possible to find the most interesting peculiarities that concerns the enjoyment of diverse destinations. Without a doubt we can find some vacations for a group of students from school or university without needing a whole lot of money. Is important to note that when traveling with a group there always will be interesting prices...

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