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Maria Paravantes
Travel & Tourism Journalist | Greek Culture & Travel Expert | Founder & Storyteller @ | Writes for @gtpgr,

Born and raised in Chicago, I have nearly three decades of journalistic experience covering tourism and travel, gastronomy, arts, music and culture, economy and finance, politics, health and social issues for international press and media. I've worked for Reuters, Fodor's Travel, The Telegraph, Huffington Post, Billboard Magazine, Time Out Athens, the Athens News, Odyssey Magazine and, among others, and have also served as Special Advisor to Greece’s minister of Foreign Affairs, and to the mayor of Athens on international press and media issues. I am currently a freelance reporter, content and features writer, I collaborate with GTP Headlines and I am also founder of, a site which focuses on Greek travel, culture, and hospitality.

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Handcrafted travel & culinary experiences in East Attica region in Greece
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Tours & Activities 15 Years From Now

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WiFi Tribe

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Slowbound Society

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Untold Italy

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Sounds of the Forest

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What are your travel predictions for 2022?

Share your anticipated travel trends for next year
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Introduce yourself to the community

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А digital audio guide platform
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Global Convoy

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Ask A Local

Local know-how for wherever you’re going
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Responsible Tourism Group

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Athens Travel Massive

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Joined January 2019



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