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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 reporter, content and features writer for GTP Headlines. I am also founder of which focuses on Greek travel and culture.


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