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Travel guide to Thessaloniki

Foodie Guide to Thessaloniki

Cultural, Planning your Trip

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

 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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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

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

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

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

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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Martis bracelets worn in March for good luck in Greece

Martis: An Ancient Greek Tradition

Cultural, Historical

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

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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Tsiknopempti

Tsiknopempti in Greece

Cultural

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

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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