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Posts Tagged ‘Greek islands’

Experiencing the World with All Five Senses

  • WHL Group
  • 25 July 2012

To dig deeper into the concept of ‘experiential travel,’ we asked the WHL Group’s partners – local travel experts from around the globe – to tell us how life feels in their destinations. We asked them to get sensory about it. Find out which of the five senses is most heightened when you open your eyes, nose, mouth, ears and hands in a new place.

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Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Vacation on the Greek Island of Zakynthos

  • Angie Aspinall
  • 13 July 2012

If, like me, you’re the sort of person who likes bird-watching in Lesvos, walking in Madeira or soaking up the sun on a beach in Corfu, then it’s safe to say that Zakynthos needs you. Lately there’s been a decrease in people like us holidaying on this beautiful Ionian island and an increase in younger people looking for a ‘club 18-30’ style holiday. As a result, the wildlife on the island is suffering and a resurgence of ecotourism would help.

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Gunyah Launches Locally Inspired Short Breaks Around the Globe

  • WHL Group
  • 4 October 2011

Last week, Gunyah officially launched its inspirational travel website with 65 authentic short breaks in 20 extraordinary countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Its goal is to turn the tables on the traditional holiday by combining the mind-blowing spontaneity of independent travel with the convenience of a package holiday.

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A Different Corfu: Special Moments (Part 2)

  • Chrysa Tsakalakou
  • 28 August 2010

When you travel to a Greek island, the first thing you sometimes want to know is the location of the ‘hottest’ beach. However, those that really touch your soul are often hidden somehow. The author hasn’t yet visited all of Corfu’s sandy strands, but she always keeps the following in her memory.

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Photo of the Week: Now and Then – Corfu, Greece

  • Jillian Wareham (photo), Sandra Broedner (text)
  • 11 April 2010

In addition to making trips to the towns and beaches of Corfu, Greece, a visitor must get to know this island’s lush green countryside. Picturesque hamlets and calm, peaceful olive fields await discovery, as do the manners and customs of the inhabitants, a couple of which are pictured in the photo below, taken in southeast Corfu outside of Petriti.

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