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5 Fall Activities Near Thessaloniki

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes We may be in the last month of autumn, but the weather still shows a spring-like persistence. This has prompted the Grekaddict team to collect 5 fall activities near Thessaloniki, before the nipping winter passes the threshold. From trekking and hiking to private tours, we gathered together 5 fall activities near Thessaloniki for all of […]

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Grekaddict at Philoxenia

Grekaddict at the 34th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Grekaddict successfully participated in the 34th International Tourism Exhibition, which took place at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Congress Center, between the 9th and 11th of November. Philoxenia is one of the most significant and longest-running tourism exhibitions for the Greek and Southeastern Tourism Industry and the absolute destination in Greece for all international operators of […]

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Why November is the Best Month to visit Mt. Olympus

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes Peaks, masses of rocks, gorges and plateaus compose all year round one of the most fascinating natural landmarks in Greece, Mount Olympus. But there is something divine that makes November the best month to visit Mount Olympus! The tranquility of the landscape, the refreshing dew and the imposing volume of the mountains combined with the […]

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Travel guide to Thessaloniki

Foodie Guide to Thessaloniki

Cultural, Planning your Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever heard of the old saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach?” Living in the 21st century, we think it’s time to alter the expression slightly – “the way to everyone’s hearts is through their stomachs.” Now that seems a bit more like it!

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Sunset at Meteora

5 Ways to Enjoy a Perfect Sunset in Greece

Planning your Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Our favorite time of the day, during summer, is right before the sun sets. The better the view, the brighter the colors and the happier we are. And of course there is no better place like spending the golden hours than in Greece! Sunsets you will witness here are indescribable, unsurpassable and unforgettable. To make […]

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5 Neighborhoods You Must Visit in Thessaloniki

5 Neighborhoods You Must Visit in Thessaloniki

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you planning on visiting Thessaloniki but don’t know where to start exploring? If you are one of those people that like to plan ahead, then keep reading because once again the GrekAddict team has come to your rescue. This time we have decided to share with you 5 neighborhoods you must visit in Thessaloniki.

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First of May in Greece

How Greeks Celebrate the First of May

Cultural, Historical

Reading Time: 3 minutes May the 1st is a highly anticipated holiday here in Greece; the term “highly anticipated” may even be considered an understatement! As many of you may or may not know, Labour Day or as some people refer to as International Workers’ Day, is a day that celebrates the achievements and accomplishments of workers worldwide. How […]

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Alternative tourism in Greece

Alternative Tourism in Greece

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alternative tourism is a new manifestation that has only recently been presented itself in society over the last decade or so. Nevertheless, we firmly believe that through alternative tourism you truly get to learn a country, so rich in nature and culture, such as Greece. If you are confused about what alternative tourism is, let […]

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4 Greek Easter Traditions

4 Greek Easter Traditions

Cultural

Reading Time: 4 minutes Greek Easter isn’t only about Easter bunny shaped chocolates as we had once thought! The 7 year old child in us is still a little bit disappointed that this day isn’t in fact devoted to the cute little furry animals. Regardless, finding out the real reason behind Easter is just as rewarding.  Easter marks the […]

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Greek Independence Day

March 25th: Greek Independence Day

Historical

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every year on March 25th, Greeks young and old, go out into the streets to celebrate the Greek Independence Day. This day is filled with parades, food, celebrations and music. Have a read to learn how this historic day came to be!

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Meteora, Greece

Climb The Columns Of The Sky at Meteora

Planning your Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes There comes a time when we all just want to step away from all the city madness and find a peaceful escape. For all of you who are tired of looking for a quick getaway don’t worry, GrekAddict team has a solution for you. We present you, Meteora!

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Athens Greece

8 Reasons Why Greece Is the Best Destination for Female Solo Travellers

Useful Tips

Reading Time: 4 minutes This International Women’s Day we would like to give props to all the strong, independent and brave women all around the world. If you enjoy travelling and exploring new exciting destinations solo, then Greece is the perfect destination to visit. Besides the breathtaking landscapes, beaches,  history and culture, we are giving you 8 more reasons […]

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Things to know before visiting Greece

10 Travel Tips You Should Know Before Visiting Greece

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 5 minutes Warm air breezing through, the salty smell of crystal-clear waters along with sunny, sandy shores can only mean one thing… paying a visit to Greece has reached its ripe hour. So you packed your bags and you are ready to enjoy the beautiful landscapes, admire historical artifacts and indulge in delicious Greek cuisine. Before you […]

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Martis bracelets worn in March for good luck in Greece

Martis: An Ancient Greek Tradition

Cultural, Historical

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Greece, many people celebrate the “Martis” spring tradition whereby both children and adults can choose to wear a bracelet consisting of one red and one white strand twisted together. It has been said that the bracelet was made to protect people from diseases as well as the harsh rays of the sun.

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Flavors to taste in Greece

5+1 Flavors you Need to Taste in Greece

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you are wondering what Greece has to offer besides incredible destinations and exciting activities, than we have a treat for you! It’s just one word, FOOD! We are sure Greek cuisine is known all around the globe, but there is just something in the flavors that makes Greek food taste so much better in […]

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5+1 Must-Visit Destinations Nearby Thessaloniki

5+1 Must-Visit Destinations Near Thessaloniki

Planning your Trip, Useful Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes We don’t know about you guys, but we are already excited for the weekend! Is it too early? Who cares! If you are too swamped with the work obligations and don’t have time to make plans, we got you! Here are the 5+1 nearby destinations that we are constantly daydreaming about for our perfect getaway!

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Tsiknopempti

Tsiknopempti in Greece

Cultural

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s that time of year again folks; Tsiknopempti is once again in our midst and with that, the carnival celebrations have finally begun. February is the month of ever-lasting festivities while many of Greece’s major cities pull out all the stops for the special celebrations.

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Watersports in Chalkidiki

Watersports in Halkidiki

Planning your Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes Will you be on vacation in Halkidiki? What a fine choice. Every single town and beach in the peninsula has its own feel and beauty. The calm crystal waters along with the clean sand are nature’s gift to us and a great reward for the hard work we put it during the rest of the year. In Halkidiki you can go from quiet and relaxing to rowdy and entertaining in a matter of a few miles.

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