discover the real greece with the experts

Germaine Alexakis and Theodore Athanasiadis are creators of Views of Greece, the most complete travel archive and image bank specialized in travel and tourism reportage exclusively about Greece.

They are born and live in Athens. Being members of the Union of Press Photographers of Greece (U.P.P.G.), they have worked as photojournalists (free lancers) for more than twenty years now.

Although both graduates of Athens University of Economics & Business(Business Administration dpt.), their love for the art of photography dominated soon their already successful careers. Their field research in Greek land and their deep knowledge of its life, even in its most secret parts, along with their honest approach to the reader, have established their point of view as one of the most reliable and popular among the editors -in- chief of the greek travel press.

Their work has been published since 1990 in the most well-known greek magazines and newspapers:

Travelling magazine, the inset E of Eleftherotypia newspaper, 4wheels magazine. Auto Motor und Sport, Autotriti, Quattroruote magazines, the annual edition TOURING since 1994.

For more than ten years a constant presentation in Geotropio of Eleftherotypia newspaper, in the monthly inset Taxydromos of Ta Nea newspaper and in the monthly Vita magazine (Lambrakis Journalistic Organization). Since 2009 in the monthly inset Explore Nature magazine and weekly Travel of Ethnos newspaper untill now. In 2007 in the touristic guide series Traditional settlements inset of the Imerisia newspaper. From Dec 2010 and on in the inset Travels and Eco of Kathimerini newspaper while next year a new collaboration begun with the weekley Athens News newspaper published in English. Since Dec 2010 their articles have been  also found in Real Escape magazine, inset of Real News newspaper and additionally in the weekly Proto Thema since March 2011. Since the beginning of EFSYN newspaper circulation, the have had their own weekly travel column in the "Nisides" inset on the saturday's issue.Since July 2012 they have huploaded their own travel images and articles on Vodafone΄s mobile application titled "Explore Greece", in Greek and English language.

They also published the first and the second volume (in 2004 and 2005 respectively) of their own guide series Unknown travelling destinations, titled "Live in the most beautiful mountainous villages of Greece" (in Greek). "Views of Greece" also participated via internet in the Greek tourism promotion during Athens’ Olympic Games of 2004, presenting many places from all over the country on Athens’s News Agency (ANA-MPA) website.

Germaine attended many seminars in Marketing-Management, also in Quality improvement, Effective teambuilding, Web designing and is an excellent user of English, Greek and French language as having a dual nationality -French and Greek-. She waw also a member of the Hellenic Society of the Protection of Nature, a non governmental organization.

Through his work Theodore supports many non governmental environmental organizations such as MOm, Arktouros environmental centre, Hellenic Ornithological Society. Being an expert in Greece seen as an international travel destination,Theodore is capable on planning special off-road itineraries by car and tailor-made excursions around the greek countryside using his excellent knowledge of the greek province and sightseeing. He also supports four-wheel drive or motorbike missions of promotional campaigns for several automobile magazines and other groups.