Maria Paravantes

Maria Paravantes is an Athens-based journalist who for three decades has been writing about tourism & travel, gastronomy, arts, music & culture, economy & finance, politics, health & social issues for int’l press & media. She has served as special advisor on press & media issues to Greece’s foreign minister and to Athens’ mayor. Maria is the founder of Greek travel & culture site She is currently a senior editor and features writer at