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Celebrating 62 years from the Tunisian Independence21-03-2018 13:51The process of Tunisian Independence occurred from 1952 to 1956 between France and a separatist movement led by Habib Bourguiba.Bourguiba became the first President of the Republic of Tunisia after negotiations with France successfully brought an end to the colonial protectorate leading to independence.
On Tuesday the 20th of March Tunisia celebrated the 62nd anniversary of its independence, with various celebrations taking place all over the country. In Athens, a great reception took place at the Tunisian Embassy and many diplomats, businessmen and journalists were there to celebrate after the invitation of Ambassador Dr Lassaad M'hirsi.
Mr Fotis Karidas, CEO of Touristorama.com was among the guests. He had time to discuss with the Ambassador as well as Mr Mohamed Bachar, who was for years the Embassy's Director of Tourism Office in Athens, about the safety of Tunisia as a travel destination, that even though it suffered the last few years, it returned in 2017 with a record in incoming visitors!
The successful event closed with local delicacies.
Thank you for your warm hospitality Mr Lassaad M'hirsi.
On the Greek version of Touristorama.com we've many times written about Tunisia as a travel destination, mentioning its beauties as well as its safety. Greeks have many in common with Tunisians, and choose the exotic Tunisia for their vacation, despite the fact that we don't have any more the direct flight between Athens and Tunis. Greeks feel safe and happy to travel in Tunisia via Rome (or Instanbul) and this is what we are definitely going to do in the future, no matter what...
There is no need to convince the thousands of tourists who visit Santorini why they need to experience a sea tour under the unique Caldera cliff. Actually, this is the second “must do” after viewing the breathtaking sunset. But if you need a little convincing, we have compiled a list of 5 good reasons why you should spend a day at the sea, and specifically next to an expert!
For the second consecutive year, three dynamic bodies, the Benaki Museum, Costa Navarino and Athens International Airport, join forces for culture. Leveraging on the Benaki Museum collection of printed sources of Greek costumes from the 16th to the 20th century, donated by I.D. Koilalous, distinguished Greek and foreign contemporary creators from the world of fashion and art present works inspired by traditional Greek costumes and endorse the infinitude of greekness in fashion and aesthetics.
“Brunch” is both a noun, a verb and way of life. It’s not only an opportunity to eat something nice, but also a way to catch up with friends in the middle of the day. In Athens city we love it for both reasons. We have even discovered an easily accessible spot, perfect for the citibreakers to enjoy a full breakfast or a brunch during their travel in the Greek capital.
When talking about the beaches of Naxos, there are many adjectives one can use: wonderful, sandy, famous, spotless, virgin, well organized... which is why this island of Cyclades is launched on the international lists with the most beautiful coasts in the world.
The beach of Agios Georgios in Naxos is one of the most beautiful of the island, easily accessible as it is located in Chora, and the ideal choice for those who hate moving around during the holidays. Those who want to relax next to the wave enjoying the services of a well-organized tourist business.
Sumptuous mansions and humbler vernacular homes arrayed amphitheatrically around the marble-quayed harbour date from the 18th and 19th centuries, when Hydriot seafaring prowess brought great wealth. Despite its high-profile reputation, and the mid-day arrival of “One-Day Saronic Cruises”, the island remains endearingly time-warped.
“Brunch” is both a noun, a verb and way of life. It’s not only an opportunity to eat something nice, but also a way to catch up with friends in the middle of the day. In Athens city we love it for...
Greek and Bulgarian partners constructively cooperate in the GreenSpots project to re-design the tourism product of their areas, placing sustainability and networking at the heart of their policy.
With the older being 86 years old and the younger 12, this mighty team of the Athens Marathon has won one of the most necessary presences of the historical race. A lot of them play quite important roles...
The Greek Culture Ministry released the first video showing the interior of the Amphipolis Tomb. Watch the archaeologist removing the fallen limestones from the tomb s third chamber and proceeding with...