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Enhance your life and live longer.  Read all about in the links here and on my web sites.  Contact me for affordable vacations in private villa rentals on the Greek islands.
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From Italy to Paros with Love ·

From Italy to Paros with Love · | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
  We’ve all encountered at some stage in our lives people who adore Greece but aren’t Greek themselves. Whether it’s passion for our culture or food, our language and history, and of course the love of Greece as a holiday destination. Since Lord Byron, the most notable Philhellene in modern history, people all around the…
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Forget Santorini. For a truly Greek holiday, check into a private villa on Paros

Forget Santorini. For a truly Greek holiday, check into a private villa on Paros | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
A short flight from Athens, the island – which has great wine and beautiful beaches – is fortunately still off the tourist radar
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Private villas that are 90% cheaper see https://www.parosparadise.com/villas.htm
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Skip Santorini and Head to These Lesser-Known Greek Islands Instead

Skip Santorini and Head to These Lesser-Known Greek Islands Instead | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Avoid the crowds of Greek's most-mobbed island and opt for a chiller—but equally beautiful—vacation instead.
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For the stylish set
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REVISIT A CAREFREE CHILDHOOD! NEW BESTSELLER IS BEAUTIFUL RENDITION ON CHILDHOOD SONG! - Press Release - Digital Journal

REVISIT A CAREFREE CHILDHOOD! NEW BESTSELLER IS BEAUTIFUL RENDITION ON CHILDHOOD SONG! - Press Release - Digital Journal | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
DALLAS, TX - November 2, 2017 - Barrett Cobb in her new bestseller, Walk Shepherdess, Walk has given a fresh look at this age-old classic nursery rhyme/folk song. Shepherdess Walk was one of many poems in Nursery Rhymes of London Town, written by Eleanor Farjeon in 1916. In 1919, Eleanor composed and added music to her world-famous nursery rhyme.
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Living on Paros we enjoyed Barrett's free concerts each June.
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Business for rent in Livadia

Commercial real estate for lease in the area of Livadia, in Parikia.
The building offers an open space and 2 bathrooms, with a surface of 162 sqm, on the ground-floor.
The property has a front yard of 125 sqm covered by a pergola and a backyard of 25 sqm.
It's located 45m from the beach of Livadia.
The location has been a restaurant in the past.
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Yes, a good location and quite the lifestyle.
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Ibiza loses its party reputation as clubbers head to Greece

Ibiza loses its party reputation as clubbers head to Greece | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Greece is having a bumper year and these emerging party islands just help to broaden Greece's offer even more, while customers looking for the 'Mamma Mia' experience have a huge range of authentic Greek hotels and restaurants across its thousands of islands.
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Oh, Oh, our lifestyle is being invaded by the young.
It used to be just Ios as the youngsters' party island:  http://parosparadise.com/Cyclades.htm ;
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A Greek island’s secrets to long life, in 11 bullet points

A Greek island’s secrets to long life, in 11 bullet points | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
What the residents of Ikaria say about their unusually long lifespans.
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Here is my article about their "integrated lifestyle":
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Ouzo: The Most Social Drink Ever Distilled and The Spirit of Greek Summer

Ouzo: The Most Social Drink Ever Distilled and The Spirit of Greek Summer | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Ouzo is probably the most social drink ever distilled. Those who share this particular flavour, come closer, speak more easily.
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Yes, ouzo is an essential part of Greek island life.  Our blog has many references to its enhancing qualities:  http://parosparadise.blogspot.ie/2006/10/season-afterglow.html
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The best Greek island for every type of traveler

The best Greek island for every type of traveler | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
While each Greek island has its own beauty and charm, it can be tough knowing which one to choose for your next vacation.

To help, we've found the best Greek island for different types of travelers. From the delectable local specialties you'll find on Crete to the untouched nature on Ikaria, here's your guide to Greece's islands.
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I don't always agree with the writer's choice but it is true there is a different island for every taste.  More choices at http://travelshepherd.hubpages.com/hub/Best_Greek_Island ;
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Paros Greek Island - Jobs Available

Paros Greek Island - Jobs Available | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it

PAROS PARK IS HIRING 1. June 2017 Paros Park is looking for staff, a waiter and a kitchen helper, for its Café/restaurant.

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Or start your own business:  http://www.parosparadise.com/work-at-home.htm
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Foodies Alert: Greek Islands and the Foods They Are Famous For | GreekReporter.com

Foodies Alert: Greek Islands and the Foods They Are Famous For | GreekReporter.com | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
People come to Greece for holidays and experience many of the typical Greek dishes that the country is famous for. However, instead of sitting down for dinner
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Too brief; there many more islands with many more specialties.
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More flight options for our Israeli friends with Alitalia

More flight options for our Israeli friends with Alitalia | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
More flight options for our Israeli friends !! From May 1 Alitalia will operate a new daily non-stop service between Athens and Tel Aviv Alitalia will depart from Athens at 07.30 am and will arrive in Tel Aviv at 09.25 am local time. The return flight from Tel Aviv will take off at 07.45 pm…
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Greek Island Couple Open their Restaurant Nightly to Cater to Refugees [video]

Greek Island Couple Open their Restaurant Nightly to Cater to Refugees [video] | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
There is a restaurant on Roditses beach of Samos island that has become a haven for refugees, thanks to owner Maria Makrogianni and her husband
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Good news for a change.
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Paros beer named one of the Top 6 tasting beers in the world ·

Paros beer named one of the Top 6 tasting beers in the world · | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Paros has been named the best island in Europe for 2018 and now this gorgeous Cycladic isle has also taken the title of producing one of the Top 6 tasting beers in the world! The Belgian-style wheat beer made on the popular Greek island named– 56 Isles Aegean Wit – has been voted among the world’s top six…
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Paros named Best Island in Europe for 2018 ·

Paros named Best Island in Europe for 2018 · | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Greece has dominated ‘Europe’s Top 10 Islands’ category again at this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, with Paros taking first place, Santorini fourth, Crete fifth, Milos sixth, Mykonos ninth and Corfu came in at number ten. Travel + Leisure (T+L) is a travel magazine based in New York City, and is known as one of the world’s most…
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Full service website for Paros:  www.ParosParadise.com
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A chartered sailboat breezes by a cruise liner as the best way to hop the Greek islands

A chartered sailboat breezes by a cruise liner as the best way to hop the Greek islands | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
A group of friends docked at the rugged, off-the-map places cruise ships couldn’t go.
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The Real Scoop on Greek Wines

The Real Scoop on Greek Wines | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Today there are over 300 indigenous varieties discovered in Greece. Though the names are unfamiliar and at times a challenge to pronounce do not fear, Greek wines are approachable, pair beautifully with food, and often a good value.
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How to taste the place:  http://parosparadise.com/islandwine.htm ;
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Greek beer '56 Isles' gets Great Taste Award

Greek beer '56 Isles' gets Great Taste Award | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Nicolas Pavlakis and Marinos Alexandrou have an extra reason to celebrate these days as their well-known in Greece premium beer 56 Isles was awarded with a Great Taste Award.
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Another reason to island hop to Paros. More reasons at www.ParosParadise.com 
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Whoopi Goldberg Enjoys the Beauty of Antiparos | GreekReporter.com

Whoopi Goldberg Enjoys the Beauty of Antiparos | GreekReporter.com | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
Hollywood Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg enjoys her vacation on the island of Antiparos and, allegedly, has expressed her desire to buy a summer home
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What's On in Paros & Antiparos

What's On in Paros & Antiparos | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
no Man is an island
Exhibition of handmade objects and furniture - Κontaki Design
Έκθεση Χειροποίητων Αντικειμένων & Επίπλων Κontaki Design
1-28 August/Αυγούστου
Art Space / Studio 265
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See the page for a full schedule of summer activities on Paros, the ultimate Greek island
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Travel in time to Ancient Greece by visiting Ithaca

Travel in time to Ancient Greece by visiting Ithaca | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
SOME of us think we know Greece. However the country, and in particular its islands, are constantly surprising.
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This article's style is a bit over the top but the concept is true.  More on actually experiencing ancient Greece on the islands at http://www.visit-ancient-greece.com/paros.html ;
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The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos

The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
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Patmos does have a special atmosphere, I have found.
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A week in Picturesque Paros

A week in Picturesque Paros | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it

Most Indian tourists prefer to visit Athens, the capital city of Greece and time permitting, they engage in some island hopping. Having visited Athens once, we decided to try out the bewitching Paros.

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An Indian point of view
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Visit Greece | Greek wines

Visit Greece | Greek wines | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
The Greek vineyard is rich with a multitude of varieties and a limitless spectrum of choices.
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easyJet to launch three new summer holiday destinations from Luton

easyJet to launch three new summer holiday destinations from Luton | Greek island lifestyle | Scoop.it
easyJet will operate three new routes from London Luton Airport including Stockholm, with the Swedish Capital becoming a new country for easyJet from the UK. Also joining easyJet’s line up of destinations from the airport is the Greek island of Rhodes and French surf favourite, Biarritz. On sale now, the routes will be bookable via the app and website with the first flights taking off from March next year.
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Every year flights to the islands change, usually for the better.  Find more ideas by searching my blog:  http://parosparadise.blogspot.ie/search?q=flights 
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