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The secret of longevity can be found in Greece

Greece ● 23 March 2017
 

Everybody is in search of the secret of longevity, everyone wants to live longer and happier. The truth is that the secret of longevity is a combination of a variety of things that can lead to longer and better life. All of these things can be found in Greece.

Greece is a European country with developed national health and education system, but these elements are the sine qua non prerequisites of a long life, but they do not constitute the secret of longevity. The secret of longevity can be found in small things that are associated with our mental, spiritual and physical health. Happiness is something easy but at the same time difficult to experience. This summer, maybe your chance to be happy is located in Greece.

Sunshine is an essential element of a long and happy life. The absence of sun can affect your joy and make you feel that life is meaningless. Greece is among the European countries with the most days of sunshine. Under the warm sun, of course with sunscreen protection, you can have the energy and find the motivation you want. Sun exposure is also beneficial for your life span because it gives healthy doses of Vitamin D. Furthermore, studies have shown a decrease in cancer and heart disease for those, who got the most sun.

Food products, which can be found in the Greek cuisine, are also related to longevity. Olive oil, honey, wine, vegetables and fruits lengthen your life expectancy thanks to their antioxidant, anticancer and anti-ageing action. For these reasons, the Mediterranean cuisine is considered to be one of the best diets worldwide.

Olive oil

Swimming is maybe the best activity you can do in Greece. Swimming in the sea water can improve your mood and health. The word "thalassotherapy", which first was used by Hippocrates, describes the healing properties of the sea. Among several benefits, thalassotherapy hydrates your skin, increases your immune system function, improves circulation and promotes your overall well-being.

The attitude to life is also a factor that affects your life expectancy. Stress is fatal, but it is never too late to see your life in a different way. The vacations in Greece will make you understand how life should be. Relaxing, cheerful and without worries. People in Greece have a lot of problems, but they know that worrying about things that can't change is useless. Their hospitality and warm heartedness can teach you the calmness and serenity that are essential parts of the secret of longevity.

Where to Stay

Hotel & Hostel in Karpenisi, Greece Guesthouse Oihalia
Guesthouse Oihalia
Fidakia, 36100 Karpenisi, Greece

Guesthouse Oihalia is located in the small traditional village of Fidakia, 26.5 km away from Karpenisi. Lake Kremaston is approximately a 10-minute drive away.

Hotel in Argos, Greece Apollon Hotel
Apollon Hotel
13, Grig. Papaflessa Str., 21200 Argos, Greece

Apollon Hotel is built in a central location in Argos close to shops, cafes and restaurants. The Archaeological site of Mycenae is just 14 km away. The International Airport of Kalamata is 127 km away.

Hotel in Kalambaka, Greece Hotel Kosta Famissi
Hotel Kosta Famissi
144, Trikalon str., 42200 Kalambaka, Greece

Hotel Kosta Famissi is situated in Kalambaka’s entrance, only 1 km away from Meteora.The town of Trikala is at 20 km.


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