Month: October 2020

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Doukato: the most beautiful and intriguing lighthouse in Lefkada

  Greece has a long and rich maritime tradition, with lighthouses scattered across its lands and accompanied by years of storytelling and narrative.  Shrouded in legends and traditions from centuries ago, the history of the Doukato lighthouse in Lefkada is one of the most beautiful and intriguing. Even if you have been to Lefkada many […]

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“Visit Bragança”, New Tourism and Attractions Website

  “Visit Bragança” is an information-gathering website that allows visitors to make a package within a few days, including accommodation, gastronomy, cultural heritage, culture, walking and cycling routes, museums and activities.    The chairman of the Chamber of Commerce said that the summer of Covid-19 proved to be an opportunity, especially for rural tourism, which […]

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Portugal: 84 new hotels in Porto

  The Porto City Council is developing 98 licensing procedures for new visitors, 84 of which are hotels, which will increase the offer prices for hotels in the city (especially the historic city center) by 84%. According to the City Council, 98 processes for new tourist development are in different processing states: 23% are in […]

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Italy: streets classes in Naples to avoid Covid-19

  Since schools in Campania in southern Italy were closed due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, teachers have been taking classes to the streets to prevent students from falling behind.  Campania, around Naples, survived Italy’s first coronavirus wave in the spring, but infection rates in the area have soared in recent weeks, with local […]

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Germany: big rise in toilet paper sales

  The country’s statistics office said on Thursday that in Germany, sales of toilet paper and disinfectants have risen again because Europe’s largest economy is facing a second wave of coronavirus.    The office said on Twitter: “The purchase of hamsters has started again.” He used German to mean panic buying or hoarding.  In a […]

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Greece: Nea Moni Monastery listed among UNESCO World Heritage sites

  Located on the Greek island of Chios is another treasure of Greece’s long history, which is now included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Nea Moni, the “new monastery” built in the 11th century, was built on the slopes of Mt. Mt. Provateio, about 15 kilometers from Chios Town. It has the most exquisite […]

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Greece: New wall along Turkish border

The Greek government said that because of concerns that immigrants might try to cross the border into EU countries on a large scale, the Greek government has finalized a plan to build a wall on the northeast border with Turkey.    Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that a 26-kilometer (16-mile) separation wall will be added […]

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Italy: Nearly 60 % pay gap between male and female

A new study by the Ministry of Economy on the gender wage gap stated that Italian women’s wages are nearly 60% lower than men’s. The Economy Undersecretary Cecilia Guerra stated that women’s average income is 59.5% of men’s total income.  She said the difference is mainly due to “gender expertise in paid and unpaid work, […]

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Portugal: British citizens to be registered as residents

On October 19, the Service for Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and the British Embassy launched a campaign to require British citizens who live in Portugal or intend to do so by the end of the year to register as residents.    The movement is part of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. British citizens who […]

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Italy: five cities named best in Europe for air-pollution costs

  A new report shows that five Italian cities rank among the top ten in the EU in terms of air pollution costs. They are: Milan, Padua, Venice, Brescia and Turin.    The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) report quantifies the monetary value of premature deaths caused by the three most dangerous air pollutants: fine […]

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Italian Mafia boss wrongly freed in Barcelona

  Vittorio Raso is the boss of the Italian Mafia whom the Spanish police have been hunting for two years. He was arrested in Barcelona and later released by the court and disappeared. Raso, 41, is believed to be one of the leaders of the ‘Ndrangheta criminal group’ from the Calabria region of Italy. He […]

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Greece: Alexander the Great birth Palace to open next summer

  In the summer of 2021, the palace where Alexander the Great was born will be open to visitors. Alexander the Great (also known as the “King of Kings”) was born on July 20 or 21, 356 BC. in Pella in Macedonia.    He became the king of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia, and […]

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