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The Grape Harvest in Greece

The relationship between Greece and Grapes is mythical, literally. There was a god for the grape harvest - Dionysus. He was also - not coincidentally - the god of wine, of fertility, and festivity. The grape harvest is, and always was, a significant time in Greece, a tradition of millennia, with cultural and ritual significance,

Fast forward- Symi: Cosmopolitan, classy and unpretentious

One of the loveliest of the Dodecanese Islands, small and elegant Symi has a unique identity. Against the backdrop of the sparkling beauty of the Southern Aegean Islands, Symi has unexpected polish. This island is an astonishing mix of architectural distinction and raw natural beauty, cosmopolitan vibes and unpretentious simplicity. In short, Symi offers a

Gearing up to the Festive Season – Spotlight on Crete

Crete is a wonderful island to visit in winter, and especially at Christmas. This is one of Greece’s most interesting all-season destinations. Crete has a strong culture, with its own cuisine, own music, and even its own style of traditional dress. It also has strong traditions. Some of them are old, and some of them

Ancestry Trips – Discovering Greek Heritage

The Greeks have always been adventurous people. Since ancient times, Greece has spread its culture through emigration. There have been famous Greek colonies throughout the region. In the west, there is southern Italy, where even today there are villages in Calabria where a Greek dialect is spoken by the locals. To the south, Alexandria in

Exploring Andros Routes: 5-20 October 2019

The second Andros on Foot festival will take place in October. It’s the perfect occasion, and the ideal season, to explore this fantastic island. Exploring Andros Routes: 5-20 October 2019 Getting to Know Andros This northernmost island of the Cyclades, and the second largest (behind Naxos), has a discreetly aristocratic atmosphere. This is thanks to

NEWS Couture Experience On The Rise: Luxperience

Guest column: Michelle Papas, Event Director On Jul 12, 2019 This week, LATTE invited Luxperience Event Director, Michelle Papas, to provide readers with insight on the rise and rise of the ‘Couture Experience’. Every year at Luxperience we conduct focus group studies with buyers and exhibitors to extract insights from our premium Australian and international travel specialists. In

Open Air Cinemas in Greece

There’s nothing lovelier than a Greek summer evening, filled with soft breezes and the scent of jasmine. It seems no one is indoors on a fine Greek summer night - the outdoor cafes, tavernas and chic restaurants with tables under the stars begin to fill, and the streets are lively with locals and visitors enjoying

Corporate Wellness Retreat in Greece

Imagine a rejuvenating reward for your team in Greece. A corporate wellness retreat focusing on a holistic approach to health will spark productivity and creativity. An easing of tensions will give clarity of focus, a heightened sense of purpose. It will also eliminate the traces of day-to-day strain and improve communication in your team.  Greece

Kythira Island – Under the Radar

With over 200 inhabited Greek Islands to choose from, each glorious in its own special way, choosing the perfect one can actually be a (delightful) challenge.   But many visitors to Greece - particularly those who are coming for a second or third time and have seen the most famous highlights, and visited the more