European's Longest Coastline-Greece

European’s Longest Coastline-Greece

This place is the main target of Hollywood movie moguls for its stunning beauty. Mountainous yet tranquil and lots of unspoiled islands, Greece really has a lot of island fun to offer. From Corfu to Rhodes to Crete, you can island hop, or you can take a long vacation to explore this historical destination with a lot to discover. In Athens, you can check out the Parthenon, the amazing Temple stadium at Olympia and some wonderful breathtaking amphitheatres such as the one of Epidaurus. Explor... [ 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 ]

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 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 ]

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Athens got its name from the Greek ancient goddess Athena. It is one of the mainland of Greece and until today, it is one of the most popular destinations. With more than three thousand years of history, it is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Greece is well-known as the cradle of great civilization and for the Acropolis, where the birth of democracy, philosophy and science is. Halkidiki Halkidiki is a Greek peninsula in the northern part, near the city of Thessaloniki. There are three p... [ 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 ]

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 ]