The four beautiful islands of Milos, Sifnos, Ios and Paros in the Cyclades have a lot in common yet each hold a different appeal for visitors. The 220 islands that make up the Cyclades played their part in Western civilisation and photojournalist Aline Dobbie offers a personal account of her recent visit to the Aegean to discover why they have such an enduring appeal today. Greece… it’s oh so much more than just wine and sunshine!
A new year means new dreams, hopes and expectations. Life however, has its own mysterious ways and no matter how hard we may try things don’t always work out the way we want. Coping with unexpected or unwanted situations is always a challenge but we believe that when we really really want something we have the power to make it happen.
As a social anthropologist I spent several years from 1967 learning the customs of Asi Gonia in the stronghold of White mountains of Crete, the Great Island. Since then I have written several books and made films about life in that wonderful village before all the changes, which started in earnest in 1981 and entry to the E.U.
Pork Stew with Celery and Avgolemono Sauce and Melomakarona Cookies. As we have been coming up to Christmas I’ve been thinking about (and cooking) lots of different Christmas dinner recipes, after 30 years or so roast turkey can get a bit old! So what, I wondered, are the traditional Christmas recipes of Greece?
With over 1,000 islands blanketing the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Greece is truly breathtakingly beautiful country that offers a countless number of sights and attractions. In this post, we’re going to reveal the top ten destinations to visit in Greece. So the next time you’re yachting around Greece, be sure to check them out.