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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...
Explore the fascinating volcanic island of Santorini the way you want it yourself! Enjoy a unique accommodation experience, with huge doses of privacy and luxury by choosing to stay in Incognito Villa.
“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.
The statue of Poseidon, made of Parian marble, was found in 1877 on Milos island, along with a statue of his mate, Amphitrite. The larger than life-size statue depicts the god almost nude, wearing a himation covering the lower part of the body. In his raised right hand he will have held the trident. Next to his right leg is a support in the form of a dolphin. Today, the statue is exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens city.
In recent years, the beloved habit of pancakes has begun to become widespread in Greece as well. Touristorama discovered in Nafplion the place that makes the most delicious pancakes, according to the original American recipe.
More than just a famous tourist destination, Santorini boasts a romantic scene where you can have some really memorable moments with your partner. The time when the sun sets deep down to the Aegean Sea and the sky gets these amazing orange colors is the best to enjoy a cocktail. One of the best places to do so is the Classico bar restaurant in the capital of Fira.
Touristorama has been travelling all around Greece and its islands for over a decade. This year, during our trip to Naxos, the biggest of the Cyclades complex, we discovered an interesting spot, perfect for your night out on the island… which is what we do best: finding the best places and then propose you should visit them! Prime is a Scandinavian Bar, located on a privileged position in Chora of Naxos, opposite the port. It’s been operating for 21 years and enjoys a great fame to both foreign and local tourists.
“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...