When 8 years ago we bought our motorhome it was very difficult to imagine how drastically it would had changed the way we perceive the meaning of traveling. The keyword is obviously independence. Our new “home”, a magic turtle shell, allowed us to wander from place to place, living simply and frugally, enjoying places and making experiences that we could never have had traveling in the conventional way. Read more
A holiday in Greece conjures up images of idyllic islands, long sandy beaches, sun-bleached ruins and turquoise blue sea. But with miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands (no one is really sure how many there are – even those numbers vary), of which 227 are inhabited, how do you find the ideal holiday destination?
Celebrating Excellence in Hospitality & Travel
The Tourism Awards reward top practices and innovative initiatives undertaken by Greek tourism companies and organizations. Read more
“Happy he who, like Ulysses, has made an adventurous voyage; and there is no such sea for adven-turous voyages as the Mediterranean – the inland sea which the ancients looked upon as so vast and so full of wonders” … Joseph Conrad
Thessaloniki’s seaside promenade is one of Greece’s most beautiful new public spaces, as well as a top place to immerge in the city’s lifestyle. Read more
The Hellenic Language School “Alexander the Great” was founded in Athens in 1972, having as an initial aim to teach the Greek language to foreigners. Read more
So often it’s been said of Crete; “this beautiful Island, so loved by the gods.” Situated in the south of the Aegean, bordered by the Cretan and the Libyan Seas, Crete is the largest of Greece’s magnificent Islands. As for culture, this mystical and ancient place is also one that has preserved over many centuries a definite and unique character. Read more
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!