The Must Do in Greece

The Must Do in Greece

Parthenon in Acropolis is a special temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena. Some background. She is a virgin patron as regarded by the people of Athens. Other virtues embodied by her are wisdom, inspiration, law and justices, mathematics, strategy, crafts, the arts, skill, courage, civilization, just warfare and also strength. In classical art, in the Classical period from the 5th century onwards, she was described in sculptures with a full round strong face and a high nose. She has a high... [ 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 ]

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 ]

June Festivals and Events in Greece

June Festivals and Events in Greece

Summer is a great season to visit Greece as it has lots of cultural events not limited to just dance performances to offer. Be warned that if you are on the mainland, it is a climate of hot to very hot. Coastal or island areas are cooler, though many places are generally hot. Expect temperatures up to 28ºC if you are in Athens, Crete is two degrees cooler. People still enjoy outdoor cinemas other than the art festivals and some local festivals. Propylaion Gate, Acropolis Whether it is spe... [ read more ]

Must Do in Greece

Must Do in Greece

Sightseeing is a must in Greece, need to say more? Well, eating and drinking is the other. The Greek Culture has a lot of explorations for a newbie, whether you are from Europe or from Asia, this place has one of the most beautiful beaches around. Active tourists will also like the sports and recreational activities available. However, be aware of the special events in Greece though, you don’t want your holidays to be held back by the locals who are preparing to go home for the Holy Week. ... [ read more ]

Twelve or Dodecanese Islands

Twelve or Dodecanese Islands

Literally the word Dodecanese means twelve islands, it is a group of 12 and one hundred and fifty smaller Greek islands. They are in the Aegean Sea which is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea. As for the Greek islands, there are approximately 26 of them being inhabited. Together with the Turkish Coast, you can plan an itinerary of seven days embarking from Rhodes and disembark at Samos. For example, the day one is yachting 26 miles from Rhodes to Marmaris. Rhodes is actually clo... [ read more ]

Fall Season or the Phthinoporon, Greek goddess of Autumn

Fall Season or the Phthinoporon, Greek goddess of Autumn

If you are not enjoying the big crowded time when Greece is in its high season, it is nice to see the autumn in Greece. The fall season or the Phthinoporon is named after the Greek goddess of Autumn. This is also an off time other than the low season. You can expect an inexpensive travel during this time. Mostly retirees will be spending their spare time in Greece. Locally the population and people are more tired during this time of the year. This is partly because they worked a lot during t... [ read more ]

Ionian Islands of Greece

Ionian Islands of Greece

For the Ionian Islands, which are traditionally called the Heptanese or the Seven Islands are made up of a group of islands. Let's first start with the Cephalonia which is a clean and green island. Besides, it is a majestic place with many idyllic and fascinating sights. There is always something new to discover here. For it has a rich history, from the Roman and Byzantine Rule, to the Venetian rule. Then the Napoleonic era, followed by the British then the Greek rule. It went through the Worl... [ read more ]

Rhodes' Holiday Highlights

Rhodes’ Holiday Highlights

If you are planning some excursions and lush green places that is some short distance from the Rhodes City, you can consider Seven Springs. It is a charming place about 30 kilometers from the city on Rhodes with some magical yet amazing landscape. One great fun to have together with your children and check out the streamlet with nature and animals other than peacocks and ducks in the vicinity. There are waters from the springs for the entire year throughout, these spring waters ends in a small... [ read more ]