The Mythology of Crete

The Mythology of Crete

According to the mythology of Crete the Island is the birthplace of Zeus, father of all gods. Rea, the mother of Zeus came to Crete with the help of Gaia and Uranus because she was afraid of Cronus, father of Zeus, who used to devour his children so that they do not usurp his power. Zeus was born in a cave and raised by nymphs. After a fierce battle with Cronus, Zeus became the father of all gods. The mythology of Crete says that one day Zeus, taking the form of a bull, abducted Europa fr... [ read more ]

Celebrities in Corfu

Celebrities in Corfu

Corfu is a famous Greek tourist paradise in the Ionian See with many beautiful attractions, but it is also the place where many famous people lived and were born. Today we would like to present you briefly 8 celebrities of Corfu Island from the 10th century until today. These celebrities of Corfu include a saint of the island, a Venetian officer, a novelist, an empresses, a prince and a princess and politicians. They are: Saint Arsenius, Giacomo Casanova, Princess Alexia of Greece and Den... [ read more ]

Famous museums in Corfu

Famous museums in Corfu

The Greek Island of Corfu is located in the Ionian See, near the Western coast of Albania. Because of its position it has a stormy past being over Roman, Venetian, French, British rule. But the island was always linked to the history of Greece already from the beginning of Greek mythology. The Island of Corfu is not only a tourist paradise for a long time, but is also a cultural destination with many museums. We would like to present you eight of the famous museums in Corfu. &nbs... [ read more ]

Extraordinary Antique Buildings in Athens You Must See

Extraordinary Antique Buildings in Athens You Must See

Athens is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with many tourist attractions. We would like to present you some extraordinary antique buildings in Athens you must see. If you visit the city you can’t miss the Akropolis with the Parthenon, which is one of the most famous places in Greece, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the National Archaeological Museum. You can also take a trip at sunset to Cap Sounion to the Temple of Poseidon which is a unique phenomenon in the world. ... [ read more ]

National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Home of Ancient Greek Culture

National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Home of Ancient Greek Culture

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest most popular museum in Greece, one of the largest museums in the world and it is usually very crowded. It is the home of ancient Greek culture, with the most important artifacts from various locations in Greece. The collections include 20,000 exhibits, offering a panorama of Greek civilization from the early prehistoric era to the late ancient times. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, a lecture hall for archaeologica... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Greek Places to Visit in Spring

Most Beautiful Greek Places to Visit in Spring

One of the best seasons to visit Greece is spring. The windy winter turns to a beautiful spring with blooming wildflowers and great weather for sightseeing. The hotels are less crowded; you can easily find boat and plane if you want to experience the true spirit of the islands, which are now covered in green. We would like to present you the most beautiful Greek places to visit in spring. Our proposal includes Thessaloniki, Kalambaka and the Monasterios of Meteora, the archeological co... [ read more ]

Beautiful Neoclassical Buildings in Athens You Must See

Beautiful Neoclassical Buildings in Athens You Must See

If you are visiting Greece you must take a city tour in Athens, because there are plenty of important and beautiful buildings in the city. From all the important and gorgeous buildings in the city is worth to see the National Library, the Academy, the University, the Parliament and the Syntagma Square, where you can see the changing of the guards. Of course, there are some other neoclassical buildings in Athens as well, but we intended to present you these four.   The Acad... [ read more ]

Antikythera of Greece

Antikythera of Greece

If you speak about a travel plan to Greece, possible recommendations you might receive will be about the Antikythera Shipwreck. Well, it is located on a Greek island off the edge of the Greek Aegean Sea. Geographically, it is between Peloponnese and Crete. Some also recognizes it near the Mediterranean Sea. So you get to see the Anatolian peninsulas and the southern parts of Balkan. It is pretty close to Turkey. Antikythera has another way to be spelled, like Anticythera. The word ‘Anti’, yo... [ 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 ]

South of Fira, Karterados

South of Fira, Karterados

Want to know which is a traditional village that is closer to Santorini? It is the Karterados. This village is inside two rivers, if you do not know it, you might even know its existence. It is invisible from everywhere, thus its name ‘hidding spot’ or Karterados and it is an ambush point. There are beautiful traditional Santorini architecture for a great photography opportunities. The village next to the stream in a ravine dates back to the 17th century. Cave houses are built as the kin... [ read more ]