What would locals like visitors to know about Greece? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
What happened on Santorini when the tourism ‘machine’ stopped – CNN
Filmmaker Costa-Gavras on politics, cinema and his new film on the Greek financial crisis- DW
Embracing Ancient Greek Traditions in Poros and the Peloponnese – Transitions Abroad
In Greece, the mainland is worth a second look
Interview: Natali Dologlou on Ecoclub
Greece’s tourism industry is showing signs of life – Qz
Banks reopen and Greece starts repaying its debts
Europe’s Vindictive Privatization Plan for Greece – @yanisvaroufakis
Greece and Eurozone reach agreement – but still more work to be done…
Some difficulties starting to arise for tourists regarding currency exchange
Want to help Greece? Go there on holiday – Useful travel tips and advice regarding the current crisis
How might the crisis affect my trip to Greece?
Worried about travelling to Greece during the current economic crisis? Click here for updates on the current situation
Regular video blog updates on Greek economic situation
Yannis Varoufakis resigns despite the no vote in the Greek referendum
Cash is king for a holiday in Greece – but you can still count on a warm welcome from your hosts
Yanis Varoufakis shoots down ‘propaganda’, insists he won’t resign
Ferrying Around the Greek Islands
Meteora’s Mystical Mountain Monasteries
Elsewhere on the web
The National Herald – @NationalHerald
Embassy of Greece in the USA – @GreeceInUSA
ecotourism-greece.com – @ecotourismgr
Greek Minister calls for new Tourism model, plays up Ecotourism – ECOCLUB
Outlander: The Art of Travel
Ecotourist Centre of Dadia, Evros, Greece
Greece Travel Information – Lonely Planet
Greece – ECOCLUB
https://prasinoi.eu – @Prasinoi_GR
How the IMF and the EU screwed Greece: It’s Official – How the IMF stuffed up the Greek debt crisis.
Europe’s past and America’s future – Former Greek Finance Minister and economics professor Yanis Varoufakis discusses the deep connections between Europe’s past, present and America’s future.
Yanis Varoufakis on Greek crisis – Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis gives his first post-resignation interview.
A History of Greece – In the western world in particular we have a lot to thank the ancient Greeks for: Homer, Sophocles, Aristotle, democracy, the Olympics and the list continues. But how is the history of Greece and what was achieved during this time connected to the Greeks of today?
The plan to save Greece: Yanis Varoufakis – Can Yanis Varoufakis, the new Finance Minister, end Greece’s austerity economics?
Zoidiako (circle of animals or zodiac)
The heart of Greece lies in its food … Every bite is like a kiss. (double checking!)