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Ouzo: more than a drink

Ouzo: more than a drink

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Ice tinkling-in a glass of ouzo is the quintessence of summer in Greece, to be enjoyed while sitting at a table by the sea after a swim, beneath a shady pine tree against a background hum of cicadas, or by a pool at sunset. Ouzo is good any way it’s taken ...


The valley of Butterflies

The valley of Butterflies

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The Valley of Butterflies (Petaloùdes,Πεταλούδες) is a natural park located at a distance of 23 km from the capital Rhodes. Belongs to a Natura 20001 protected zone (GR4210006) together with Seven Springs (Eptà Pigès, Επτά Πηγές) and Mt. Profitis Elias2. It is the place where tiger moths of the species ...


Hellenic Seaways in the Dodecanese routes

Mar 6th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Hellenic Seaways announced that starting from April 15 the Hellenic Voyager, will operate in the Dodecanese, connecting Rhodes and other islands with the mainland Greece. The ship can carry 1,600 passengers and 110 trucks at a speed of 22 knots.


Ryanair flights to Rhodes

Feb 26th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Ryanair, Europe's biggest budget air carrier, announced six new routes to Greece. The new routes include flights to two of the major Mediterranean holiday destinations, Rhodes and Kos. The flights are expected to begin from April 2010, connecting the two islands with the main European airports. Ryanair's Greek routes are ...


Anglicized Greek place names

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Most probably, you have already noticed that, if not most, many of the major cities, islands and places in Greece have anglicised versions. For example Athens instead of Athina, Salonica instead of Thessaloniki, Rhodes instead of Rodos, Crete instead of Kriti. And the list is endless. Shouldn't they just use ...


Rhodes Solar Powered

Feb 18th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

A new solar power plant will be developed in Rhodes that will generate enough solar energy to supply 1.2 percent of the islands electricity demand. At present, the island’s power is mainly made by diesel generators that can produce up to 194.4 MW during peak demand periods. Rhodes’ energy consumption ...


Now, travelers are able to fin…

Feb 4th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Now, travelers are able to find exceptional value to destinations considered inaccessible before like the Greek islands http://bit.ly/9kxK5T


Some stereotypes went overboar…

Feb 1st, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Some stereotypes went overboard - The Boston Globe on cruising the Greek islands http://bit.ly/ckH9vD


E! reality show Perfect Catch in Rhodes

Nov 7th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

A group of eight sexy and single contestants have come from all around the globe to participate in the " Perfect Catch" reality show. Hosted by Carmen Electra the group of four males and four females will be island hoping on a quest for love, visiting six islands. The show ...


Air Canada direct connection to Athens and Rhodes

Aug 30th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

Air Canada today announced that it will introduce Montreal-Athens and Toronto-Athens non-stop seasonal services starting from June 3 till October 18 2010, in time for planning vacations for next summer. Air Canada's non-stop flights to Athens will be timed to offer travellers convenient connections to several Greek Islands including Rhodes, ...

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