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These are links to some websites and services that I have found helpful in the past or I have come across that look pretty useful or are just sites I really like. If you think you deserve to be on this page e-mail me

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Peloponessos was created to introduce the Peloponnese, the largest peninsula of Greece and to make you discover the beauty of its seven counties. On this website you will discover beaches of the Peloponnese and the neigbouring islands of Saronikos, but also its history and natural beauty. To have a pleasant stay, you will find information about hotels, camping, restaurants, bars, car rental and sports activities.

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North Carolina TravelBeautiful beaches, islands, sand, mountains, great restaurants and a facinating history. Sounds like Greece? It is North Carolina one of the most interesting states in the USA.  

Paris Guide Similar to my Athens Survival Guide, AParisGuide combines entertaining writing with great photography and lots of practical information for travelers.

EnetEnglish is an independent, online news service focused on Greece, and is dedicated to serving an international readership, both in Greece and around the world. Its mission is to provide timely, unbiased and comprehensive coverage and analysis of events in Greece and the region.

simon seeks is a website where a community of travellers, journalists and celebrities can share their travel guides and holiday reviews - giving you the inside story on their favourite destinations – and get paid for it.

Elegant Etruria: Etruria is the original name of this magical land, an hour north of Rome, where the traditions of ancient Italy can still be experienced. For insider tips, travel info, itineraries and special places to stay in Central Italy . American-Irish writer and historian Mary Jane Cryan has been living in Italy since 1965. She has taught at international schools in Rome, Genoa and Moscow, American and Italian universities and directed the Elderhostel program in Rome. For 30+years her weekly columns on antiques, lifestyle and travel appeared in Italy’s English language press. Over 2,500 articles have been published worldwide – from “Wanted in Rome” and "Moscow  Magazine" to the Italian glossy “Ville & Casali.”

WWW.PORTOHELI.NET - THE Porto Heli website.
Travel guide and information about Porto Heli, Argolis, Greece. Everything you need to know for a great summer holiday in one of the nicest towns of the Argolis, a short ride by flying dolphin or highspeed from Poros, Hydra and Spetses.

Do you have things you do not need anymore, and no place to store them? Put them on PATARI, it's free ! Are you looking for something to buy without spending too much money on a new one ? Help the environment, look in our PATARI ! Comics. Books. CDS. Motorcycles. Cars. Cameras. Electronics. EVERYTHING! Visit
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Guide to BavariaGuide to Bavaria is an English language translation of the German website for the area that is said to be the most beautiful and interesting part of Germany. With sections on sightseeing, shopping, nightlife, history, and a list of cultural events this website is a good place to begin your research if you are planning to visit the country.

History of GreeceThe most thorough history of Greece on the internet with hundreds of photos and even music. It begins with pre-history and continues to the present day.

It’s All Greek 2 Me aims to be more than the typical Greek social networking site. They aim to be more than the frappe, souvlaki and mousaka of the Internet. They want to become a positive way to look at modern Greece with a lot of critique at the same time to all those characteristics that the last 30 years brought our country in to this state. All Greek 2 Me, is in generic terms, a political effort away from parties and associations, an expression of our true soul that as modern Greeks we yearn to find … is an online flight comparison site, offering to its visitors low cost airtickets and more than 500 airline companies to choose from. In addition, it provides quick destination tips for major cities around the world and the latest news and offers from the airline companies.

Skiathos-Direct presents to you the best products, books, downloads, paintings, information, and other information about the island of Skiathos in particular, and Greece in general. They have partnered with many people who live on the island, who have written about it, painted beautiful pictures of it or have had inspiration from it in one way or another.

High Asia Tours is a team of guides and managers for whom travel is a passion doing organized tours of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Each of the founding members is qualified, trained, experienced and cultured in tourism. High Asia Tours is a small company, and their profit is equally small, therefore, they keep their prices as low as possible. They specialise in individual, small group or family trips; and in custom and special interest tours as well. They attend to every detail, and all  trips are put together by the experts of the region.

"Creative Shotz is the website of Olaf & Judy Reinen, innovative and artistic wedding and portrait photographers that specialise in premium weddings, and portraits of families, children, couples and pets. Now based on Santorini, Greece."

"Do you want to take better photos? Amaze your family & friends with your holiday pictures! Learn the pro secrets and shortcuts to better pictures, and gain a new source of pride & pleasure when you view your travel photos.  Once you know how, it’s easy. And fun! Whether you use a point & shoot, or an SLR, your photography will improve! You will learn from a working pro photographer with over 20 yrs experience (he started young!), and the patience of a saint!" is a Directory of freelance translators and translation agencies. Allows posting translation jobs, getting free quotes for translation services, obtaining instant document translation quote and provides free human translation service.

The Athens Survival Guide combines entertaining writing with great photography and lots of practical information for travelers. With restaurant reviews, nightlife, archaeological sites, hotel reviews and information on daytrips within and outside the city of Athens, Greece.

The Guide to Greek Food has Greek restaurant reviews, lots of delicious photos, articles on Greek cuisine, wine, ouzo and tells you how to order in restaurants, how to pronounce the names of dishes, recipes, the best Greek cookbooks and just about anything you want to know about Greek food.

Matt Barrett's music career began in the late sixties and continues to this day. Writing great pop-rock songs and recording them with powerful bands his website makes fun reading and has lots of songs to listen to as well.

The Poster-Guys in Chapel Hill, North Carolina are a professional flyer posting service that focus on college campuses and communities. They post neatly and considerately on public bulletin boards keeping the displays neat and updated. They are part of a network that covers the USA.

Live Zakynthos
Everything you need to know about Zakynthos (Zante) through stories, videos, images and maps. Top suggestions about accommodation, places to visit, activities, entertainment, eating out, culture and alternative tourism

study abroad logoStudy Abroad Italy:
This study abroad program in Italy includes housing, health insurance, cultural events and more. Global Student Experience is a dedicated team of study abroad enthusiasts, devoted to spreading the benefits of international education to U.S. college and university students. GSE offers affordable high quality, comprehensive study abroad programs in Barcelona, Granada, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Paris and Sydney for U.S. undergraduates.  GSE program advisors and directors work around the clock to ensure that every GSE student receives the most memorable, high quality, study abroad experience possible!  GSE is committed to providing exceptional customer service before, during, and after your study abroad experience. 

Explore CreteThis has to be the most thorough site for the island of Crete. Created by Yannis Samatas, Explore Crete is a great source of information on the island, historical, cultural, touristic and more. is a labor of love about the island of Crete from Nils Kievid of the Netherlands. Though it is not in English, if you do speak Dutch it is a very useful guide for the islands with an online booking site for hotels.

deTraci Regula who writes about Greece on has always been fascinated with ancient and modern Greece, the homeland of her Thracian ancestors. deTraci's passionate interest in the history, art, and mythology of Greece drives her to spend several months traveling in Greece each year, helping her readers find the best "secret" destinations, avoid unexpected travel pitfalls, and fall in love with Greece. Her Greek philosophy? "It's always a great time to go to Greece!"

Crete For Life is a charitable organization based in Greece. They raise money to bring children who are victims of war, chemical and natural disasters, on holiday to the island of Crete, where they hope to restore their health and their spirit. After the holiday, they continue helping these children back in their home country, aiming to improve their quality of life and their future prospects. gives you a place to personalize your travel journal/blog. No more sending out mass emails clogged with pictures, simply import your address list and notify people automaticaly when you have updated your blog, picture, & videos. At they make it easy to share your travel memories.

Grecofile John Fox and his wife have put together a website of the walks they have talken in many of the Greek islands with photos and other island information. If you like to walk then this is a good site to check out. is a travel guide about Zakynthos (Zante) island in Greece with information about accommodation, restaurants, nightlife, beaches, sightseeing, history and more. is one of the oldest flight consolidators on the web. They can find you tickets to Greece and all over the world as well as hotels, and car rentals at tremendous savings. Their site has a travelers forum and other useful pages.
Yannis Stavrou's works  are part of both public and private collections in Greece as well as in other countries. Take a look at his beautiful paintings at
WeBidz Online Auction Site is an online auction site where registration is easy and listing is always free. for a Real Estate Expert Anywhere and Everywhere

Griekenland is the biggest linkportal in Holland and Belgium for everything about Greece and its islands, and connected to a sister-site linking to over a hundred Greek islands. Greeting Cards from
Send these lovely Travel greeting cards to your loved ones Free. Easier than postcards when you are on the road.
Essential TravelEssential Travel Information Essential Travel information including car hire, airport parking, travel insurance & travel forum.
Book cheap accommodation. Browse our vast selection of hostels and hotels in the world's largest cities or top off-the-beaten track locations and reserve a room or bed in a minute. - A comprehensive travel resources, designed to be your one-stop destination for Travel service. Their editorial team makes great effort to evaluate the existence and accuracy of each web site.

Helada.orgHellenic-American Democratic Association

The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. Plato, 427-347 BC

Bike tours in Greece organized by professional bikers and experts on Greece.

acropolis is a pretty amazing site where you can actually get a 360 degree tour of the Acropolis along with some other archaeological sites in Athens. It is the next best thing to being there.

Guide about Greece and the Greek islands. Pictures of Greece, general information and hotels in Greece

Hellenic Society of ScotlandThe Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society  in its current form has existed since 1980. It is for people who live in N.E. Scotland with an interest in Greece or Cyprus. Whether this interest is in Ancient, Byzantine or Modern Greece, in the literature, the life, or the people, the Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society exists to help develop this interest. It also helps Greeks, Cypriots and local residents to meet socially. The Society has currently 100 members. Its annual programme runs from October, usually with a Greek Evening in the form of a party. After a show of short films on Greece, Greek food and drinks are provided for members and the evening concludes with Greek music and dance.

A Web site featuring information about City of Toronto and many business opportunities in Toronto which is being developed as a cooperative by Greek-Canadian Michael and his friends. The site is in its early stages but has the potential to be an important one for the city of Toronto.

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