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 ]

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

A distinct village between Imerovigli and Fira is the Firostefani, it is actually a continuation of Fira. Rather quiet belt of hotels, villas and traditional houses, rooms and studios, Firostefani has a couple of restaurants and cafe. Then you can walk by foot to Fira where all the hype is. If you like picturesque neighborhood that is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, you've come to the right place. Make sure you enjoy yourself at the cafe and then to a restaurant for dinner. Check out the... [ read more ]

Santorini's Top Villages

Santorini’s Top Villages

If you want a view that is overlooking the volcano, the best places to go is Oia and Imerovigli. Since car access is restricted to the villages, some of them remains untouched and makes them very attractive if you visit them today. The others to mentioned are Pyrgos, Megalochori and Vothonas where you can view into the traditional architectures of Santorini. With a Caldera View, and what about those with a caldera view which are Fira, Imerovigli, Oia, Firostefani, Akrotiri and Megalochori. If ... [ 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 ]

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 ]