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Pelion – a perfect corner of Greece!

Greece isn’t best known for its mainland; it’s the islands that always take the limelight. But make for Pelion and you’ll find a secret stretch of coast with sleepy fishing villages and deserted beaches, where the swimming is heaven and you can go completely off-grid I usually want to go somewhere to see something old

The Most Underrated Places to Visit in Greece in 2017!

The word is out for Athens, Santorini, Zakynthos, Rhodes and Crete, so how about you give these lesser-known destinations a chance to seduce you for a change? Travel off the beaten track and discover the most underrated destinations to visit in Greece. Evia Close to Athens, making it a favourite long weekend destination to the Athenians, Evia

Things not to miss in Greece!

#01 Sunset on Santoríni If there are 1000 things to do before you die, having a sundowner overlooking Santoríni’s crater would near the top of the list. #02 Shipwreck Bay, Zakynthos Lie back and enjoy the unforgettable scenery of one of Greece’s poster beaches. #03 Meteora monasteries Rising like ecclesiastical eagles’ nests, these monasteries are

11 tips for travelling in Greece!

Although the news has been full of negative stories about the financial and immigrant crises which have engulfed Greece in recent years, there are still many reasons to visit. Its stunning beaches, superb mountain scenery, great food and warm Hellenic welcome are just a few. 1. Share the wealth Try to use independent accommodation and dining options

International Museum Day!

Few places in our world are more educational than museums. After all, where else could we hope to see so many pieces of actual history that tell so many stories about our ancestors? From prehistoric spears to Egyptian mummies, from ancient Greek sculptures to medieval armor, and from the first radio to to the first

8 Santorini Secrets You Didn’t Know

Whether you’ve had the privilege of visiting Santorini—aka one of the most romantic islands in the world—or not, you probably know what it looks like. Photos of vibrant blue waters overlooked by whitewashed stone homes nestled above pristine beaches are constantly fueling wanderlust around the world (guilty as charged). But, as with many other destinations

Paros & Antiparos!

Since birth I have been an islomaniac, but I am a picky one. My islands need to have all the right proportions. I like them rugged and remote. They shouldn’t try too hard, but they should have enough to keep you from growing bored. The first time I visited the 220-island-strong Cyclades – the most

The best Greek islands!

HYDRA Best Greek island for: a long weekend with the art crowd You know when Dakis Joannou, Greece’s foremost art collector, is on Hydra. His yacht, Guilty, is painted in garish ‘camouflage’ by Jeff Koons. Every summer, Joannou invites big hitters such as Matthew Barney and Maurizio Cattelan to create site-specific installations in the Greek

Top 10 Most Incredible Places In Rhodes Island!

Palace of Grand Masters This palace was built in the 14th century and was constructed on the site where the Temple of Helios (the sun god of the Ancient Greeks) once stood. Visit the palace to explore its ballroom and music room, view its 16th and 17th century furniture, and marvel at its Medusa Mosaic.

10 Most Perfect Places In Greece That Will Surprise You!

Vikos Gorge – Epirus Vikos Gorge is located near Papingo village and is a paradise for hikers. It is the largest canyon in Europe and the deepest gorge in the world. Elafonisi Beach – Crete Elanonisi Beach is one of the many gorgeous beaches of Crete island, known for its soft pink sand and the

Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

On occasion of an UNESCO Committee Convention held in Heraklion, Crete, last weekend, Crete Region Prefect Stavros Arnaoutakis and Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos called for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Delegates from 18 countries gathered on Crete last weekend to discuss the inclusion of Minoan

EASTER ON THE IONIAN ISLANDS!

A divine celebration of colour, music and optimism for that first taste of summer Marching bands, vivid street celebrations, flower-filled mountain strolls and church services of both solemn contemplation and eternal optimism. And all with the promise of delicious food and springtime joy. From Corfu and Paxoi, down to Lefkada, Ithaca and Kefalonia, and of