Crete, Rhodes and Lindos

Crete, Rhodes and Lindos

The largest Greek Island is Crete and it has lush evergreens and palm groves at Vai. It has beaches, hotels, resorts, archeological sites and apartments. Crete has a lot of ancient cities around the island. There are high mountain peak and it is a great heaven for climbers and hikers. Crete is more than just a beach holiday destination. You can find deluxe resorts around the bay area. Minoan City of Knossos Also known as Labyrinth, Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological si... [ read more ]

The Most Beautiful Greek Beaches

The Most Beautiful Greek Beaches

Agia Anna beach in Naxos next to the port that is six kilometres is one of the most beautiful beach in Greece. It has white sand and crystal clear water. The total length of this beach is only 1.2 kilometres and next to it is a four kilometres Plaka beach that is definitely worth a visit. It is a place for getting a panoramic view. The Agios Prokopios is also with super fine sand. You can rent an umbrella and simply do some suntanning and soaking into the sunshine and sea. For those activ... [ read more ]

The Top 3 Greek Islands

The Top 3 Greek Islands

An elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea between southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas is the Aegean Sea is where the mainlands of Greece can be found. Next is the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. With the longest coastline in the world, standing the 12th longest in length, Greece also has the highest mountain called 'Mount Olympus'. Altogether there are seven groups: Northeastern Aegean Islands, Euboea, Northern Sporades, Cyclades, Saronic Islands, Dodecanese and Crete. ... [ read more ]

Smell the Surfeit of Souvalaki and Orektika

Smell the Surfeit of Souvalaki and Orektika

Greece has a culinary tradition of more than 4000 years. Eat in the Greek tavernas all over Greece, you will be offered Souvalaki, Kalamaki, Pita, Tacos, Sushi and Stir-friend Lamb. Let's say if you allocated your daily budget of about €90 - €130, you can expect restaurant grade of these Greek food. It can even include a stay in an own room and sleep in comfortable beds, eat out for that entire day and afford sightseeing to the various islands. Herbs: Greek Oregano and Thyme Speaking a... [ read more ]

Mykonos, White-Washed Alleys

Mykonos, White-Washed Alleys

Cubist Style, Cubist Standpoint: One of the Cyclades 220 Greek islands that is worth visiting is Mykonos. This amazing island is one of the most cosmopolitan islands in Europe. With the beautiful Aegean Sea, it is visited by many European vacationers, especially true for it was frequented by International celebrities every year. Named in honor of Apollo's grandson Mykons, Mykonos is at a glance beautiful with the cubist Cycladic architecture. Golden beaches with bronze bodies, white building... [ read more ]

A Hallowed Past: Odeon of Herodes Atticus

A Hallowed Past: Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Acceded to the EU in 1983, Greece is famous for its olive oil, coups, beaches and islands. There are many enchanting Byzantine churches especially in Athens for family with children. Honeymooning couples can have romantic slow boat voyages to the rocky isles.  Dating back to 161 AD, Odeon of Herodes Atticus was built 2 years before the Parthenon, by Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife Aspasia Annia Regilla. Herodes Atticus was a distinguished Greek aristocrat who served as a Roman Senator... [ read more ]

Greek Good Morning by A Budget Traveler

Greek Good Morning by A Budget Traveler

Say 'Kalimera', that's the Greek good morning. Greece has so much to offer in terms of its attractions from islands such as Mykonos, Delos, Delphi, Loannina, Crete, Thessaloniki, Rhodes and last but not least, Athens. So many to choose from and unless you are planning  a longer stay. In any way, it makes going to Greece on budget very challenging since the adoption of the Euros in 2002. The Greek drachma (dr) replaced. If you are from the US, UK or Asia, it is good to know that there ... [ read more ]

The MUST SEE in Athens Greece

The MUST SEE in Athens Greece

 It is easy to access to the Constitution Square called Syntagma Square and there is an interesting display on this landmark. It is free for tourists to catch a glimpse of the changing of the guards that occurs at every hour. At other times, you can watch how the two soldiers are standing motionless and proud. Of course, you are recommended to attend the Sunday's Ceremonial Changing of the Guard. There will be the Police musical band and it gives a great photo opportunity for photography lo... [ read more ]