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Beautiful Greece - most beautiful places to visit in Greece on GlobalGrasshopper.com

20 of the most beautiful places to visit in Greece

With over a thousand islands and a territory that stretches from the south Aegean Sea to the middle of the Balkan peninsula, Greece is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. The sun-drenched European country is equally as known for its serene sandy beaches as its astoundingly rich ancient history which has had a huge influence on so many aspects of today’s western society…


Cyprus for gourmets

You might be more familiar with the gourmet delights of Paris or Milan, but Cypriot cuisine is famed around the Mediterranean for its succulent flavours and colourful combinations. A fusion of Turkish, Arabic, Greek and even English influences, food in Cyprus is central to the culture as well as being the centrepiece of both family gatherings and evenings out…

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10 of the best overseas volunteering projects

Volunteering abroad is a great way to give purpose to your travel adventures. While many people may immediately think of orphanages and beach cleanups when volunteering abroad comes to mind, those aren’t the only options. Hundreds of worthwhile volunteer abroad opportunities are out there, and most of them don’t require experience. Here are 10 volunteer opportunities worth shouting about…

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The world’s weirdest beaches

Three things spring to mind when someone says ‘beach’: sun, sea and swimwear. I bet now, in your mind you are picturing white sands, blue skies, rolling waves and a gentle, alluring breeze… sorry, where were we! Back to beaches. Ladies and gentlemen, after reading this post we are sure you will never think of beaches in the same way before – as we bring to you, the world’s strangest beaches..