Little Venice in the Mykonos Island

Little Venice in the Mykonos Island

"Little Venice" is one of the more romantic places throughout this Island of Mykonos. It is lined with beautiful and elegant old homes built right on the beach, with their colorful balconies "hanging" over the water and the waves crashing beneath them creates a unique view. Many of the wooden balconies are part of small restaurants serving meals with fresh fish and traditional Greek food. What is undeniable is that many of the travelers who have been here have fallen in love with this cha... [ read more ]

The Church of Panagia Paraportiani in Mykonos

The Church of Panagia Paraportiani in Mykonos

Surrounded by boutiques and places, that have made Mykonos the most stylish and sophisticated of the Greek Islands, in the western port city of Hora, before arriving at the Little Venice, you will discover the imposing Church of Panagia Paraportiani, the most popular and photographed of the 400 churches throughout the island. Built 500 years ago, Paraportiani developed from architectural point of view over a period of about two centuries, starting in 1425. The church is so famous and uniq... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Mykonos Island

Tourist guide to the Mykonos Island

The Island of Mykonos is known as the Greek Saint Tropez. It is a magnificent island with white houses with blue shutters and flowers, with picturesque streets, windmills, with a lot of churches and cafes and superb restaurants. Mykonos is one of the most beautiful and typical Greek islands which knew how to preserve natural and historical heritage despite of the influx of tourists. It is famous in the world due to its unique Cycladic architecture, gorgeous beaches with fine sand, ideal s... [ read more ]

The Five ‘M’ places in Greece

The Five ‘M’ places in Greece

It is not a coincidence that the best places to visit in Greece other than Mykonos are beginning with ‘M’. The first to mention being Meteora. Meteora offers you none other than a relaxing spiritual tour. What people are normally recommended is the monasteries which are on the large pinnacles of the smooth rock. This place is like a peaceful haven for the monks. Several ways to get there include by coach or by car. You can also join the three days or four days tours through travel agents or ... [ read more ]

Going to Greece in July

Going to Greece in July

One of the busiest months is July for Greece tourism sector. Many tourists want to do island hopping in this month for the frequent flights and ferries availability. Many also enjoy the relaxing time on the beach and fun of the water sports that can be offer in the Greek climate of July. Other than the visits to the archeological sites, festivals and facilities that Greece has to offer, the hot climate on the mainland did not deter them. You will enjoy to see most of the restaurants, taverna... [ read more ]

Mediterranean Cuisines in Town of Hora

Mediterranean Cuisines in Town of Hora

Hora is also the capital of Naxos. It is a convenient place with many facilities that a modern city would offer, such as Health Centre, good market place, banks and post office. You can find here the clothes produce locally, folk art, jewelleries and so on. One of the main cuisines you can find here in this town is the Mediterranean cuisines. First here’s more about the Danielle’s Restaurant, Aqua Tavern and Philippi. Danielle’s Restaurant offers an excellent fare. Here you can find th... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 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 ]