Folegandros and its Highlights

Folegandros and its Highlights

Folegandros is a destination that appeals to couples, honeymooners, families with teenagers, or with small children, singles, romantics, students, active and adventurous tourists as well as budget travelers. It does not matter if you are a repeat visitor or you have never been there before, it is a place that is ever so popular in the spring, summer as well as the fall seasons. Folegandros is a small island in the Aegean Sea together with los, Anafi, Sikinos and also Santorini. They are the so... [ read more ]

Greek Vegetarian Dishes

Greek Vegetarian Dishes

One of the most important fasting season in the Eastern Christianity is the Great Lent. It is also known as the Great Fast. During this time, the vegetarian dishes are very popular. For example, the dish Aginares a la Polita which is made of artichokes with olive oil. Artichoke originates in the Southern Europe around the Mediterranean. The Greek enjoys this dish in city-style, city is referring to the city of Constantinople. Basically, this is a hearty stew dish which is savory made with arti... [ read more ]

Health and Wellness Tourism in Greece

Health and Wellness Tourism in Greece

To have the general feeling of well-being starts from you own choice of the destination in Greece. You may just want to have a good time, feeling well-balanced mentally and feeling healthy. You can choose from the rare landscapes that Greece has to offer. It has many natural spots such as springs with important therapeutic properties and spas that had been so well-known since the ancient days. Natural Therapeutic Springs The water that are from the springs with a high temperature are uniqu... [ read more ]

Must See in Mykonos

Must See in Mykonos

One of the trademark of Mykonos Island is Petros the Pelican. It is an old celebrity of the town's waterfront and Petros is the official mascot for more than fifty years. The first pelican who lived for more than thirty years died in 1986 and the White Pelican you see today is a replacement. It was well cared for and protected by the islanders. Mykonos Windmills The iconic feature of the Greek island of the Mykonos is none other than the windmills. It surrounds the Delos in the Agean Sea. ... [ read more ]

Getting Around Greece by Ferry

Getting Around Greece by Ferry

If you are traveling to Greece during the high-season, the routes are pretty extensive. So you can expect many connections from Athens and even in-between islands where you can hop from one island to the other. During the winter season, be ready that the ferries run once or twice a week only. So the frequency of these Greek ferries might impact your travel plans and you are recommended to always plan ahead. Greek Ferries Availability Depending on the time of the year, you can check the ava... [ read more ]

Greek Cities on Crete

Greek Cities on Crete

There are many interesting cities on Crete of Greece. The first one we are going to introduce is the Heraklion. It is the largest city with the archaeological highlight: Knossos which is the site of the most important and best known Minoan palace complex in Crete. In Greece it is known as Iraklion or Candia, it is only five kilometers south of Heraklion. Hence, the main landmark you must see the Minoan Palace of Knossos. It cost about 6 Euros and opens daily from 8:30 am to 3pm. Of course in... [ read more ]

Greek Cultural Heritage and Islands

Greek Cultural Heritage and Islands

The iconic places that are world famous are in many parts of Greece. In the capital, Athens, you should see the Parthenon and Delphi. This is where the emperors at the ancient times sought prophecies of the oracle in the Greek world. Next place you need to visit is the Bassae and the old city of Rhodes. In Bassae, it is the temple of Apollo while in Rhodes, to see the Colossus of Rhodes. Meteora and Olympia Olympia, the birthplace of our modern Olympic Games and where the Olympic flame sta... [ read more ]

Magical Cities on Crete

Magical Cities on Crete

There is an excellent sea area in Cherosnissos on Crete which give a romantic mood. In the entrance of a traditional village Koutouloufari and only eight hundred meters from the clean sandy beach and 1km from Hersonissos. Enjoy a great Greek snack called Girros. At just 2.50 Eur, it has lamb, salad, chips and other sauces in a wrap. Cherosnissos is best to be visited in summer where it became a party central with lots of clubs and bars for a good night life. You can get there easily by bus fro... [ read more ]