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

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 SETimes.com, 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 TheGreekVibe.com, a site which focuses on Greek travel, culture, and hospitality.

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    The Horse People in Sandvlei

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    TripMapper

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    Give Back

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    Q&A: Withlocals on Building a Sustainable Travel Brand

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    Fairytrail

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    I like local

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    The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

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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?

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    Introduce yourself to the community

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    Fairbnb

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    SmartGuide

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    Radiooooo

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Joined January 2019

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