So, each one of the many Greek Islands boasts a whole host of fascinating features and unique highlights just begging for a visit.
Definitely, there’s no way you’re going to get to see them all, experience them all, in a single holiday. So, choosing a single holiday destination is like a child going to a candy store and being told they can try only one.
So, what do you do? Read more
The Mount Athos Area (Halkidiki) is a unique place:
- On the borders of Mount Athos, the only living religious monument in the world, it is a leading pilgrimaging destination with dozens of special routes inside and outside the Holy Community. Read more
It’s been just over a year since I visited Greece and yet I still can’t get it out of my head. Barely a few days go by without thinking of a dish I eat in a cafe in Athens, or the view from Mount Lycabettus, the sounds of waves lapping at the boat we took out to Santorini, or that striking sight when you first see the Parthenon sitting atop the Acropolis. And with the sights and sounds of Athens in mind I thought I’d share my 5 must see sights for Athens and being a huge foodie you can be sure there is always a good cafe or restaurant around the corner. Read more
Recently, we were asked for a contribution to an online article about museums in European cities. After a little reflection, we decided to settle for Athens. There are at least three good reasons for that choice. Read more
Discovering Greece’s medieval & historic heritage through its castles has been unexplored till now. Opening their gates and learning their history has become finally possible. Read more
Kalimera Sas! The summer is in full swing in Crete – Greece’s most southerly island. This year, growing numbers of Greek agrotourism lovers are exploring the mountains, instead of the beach. Read more
Food and travel go hand in hand. I love them both singularly but especially collectively! I’m not an especially adventurous eater with regards to eating unusual body parts, but for me one of the best things about going on holiday is the opportunity to indulge in delicious food. I love to try new dishes, expand my palette and sample the delights of different cuisines around the world. Read more
Milos is currently one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, the impressive geological formations in conjunction with the local Cycladic tradition provide majestic scenery that will enchant even the most demanding visitor. Read more
Naxos, the largest island of the Cyclades, is famous for its spectacular beaches, the unique natural scenery and the picturesque villages imprinted on them the long history of the island.
The multifaceted cultural influence over the centuries resulted in flourishing of the arts on the island since the early habitation. Read more
Why within the next 5 years? Well, since I have been on my travels exploring Greek islands over the past 20 years I have seen a pattern across some of my favourite islands, Thassos being one. With Greece keeping up with visitor flow, they have, in some islands, invested money to develop the towns and surrounding areas to make it more attractive to potential holidaymakers. Whilst this is a positive factor to gain a financial income to the country, it can remove from the traditional features some of us visit these beautiful islands for. So, based on my recent travels I have listed my top 5 destinations to visit which have held on to their traditional values. Read more