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Greece extends “obligatory holiday due to snow” in 6 regions UPDATE

Greece’s Civil Protection extended the obligatory holiday to Wednesday, January 26, 2022 due to the weather conditions. Minister Christos Stylianides announced Tuesday noon that the ‘holiday” will be extended to the regions of Attica, Crete, the islands groups of Cyclades and Dodecanese. Obligatory holiday shuts down public and private sectors …

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Greece offers “holiday voucher” to foreign firefighters

Greece has offered “holiday vouchers” to firefighters from foreign countries that responded to the call for assistance. A joint ministerial decision was legislated last Friday, August 13, 2021, as a form of gratitude for the foreign aid. According to the legislation, members of the foreign missions of the fire brigades, …

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Brits choose Greece as best holiday destination for families

Greece has been awarded the Star Family Holidays Destination award for 2018 from the British magazine Travel Bulletin. In a ceremony held in London on Monday night, Greece took the award after a vote by some 7,500 reader-professionals of the magazine. Wnners were thrilled and finalists deeply honoured for the …

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Chios: The Island of Beguiling Scents (pcts)

Neat houses, anarchist nature and a strong religious sentiment. That’s the island of Chios, just a few miles away from the Turkish coast. Right opposite from the town of Cesme. Thousands of scents, with more dominant that of the resin tears of Chios. Beguiling mastic, lentisk and thyme remind me, my …

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