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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Hidden in the mountain villages, and far from the cosmopolitan settlements along the shore. Villages of Embonas, Monolithos, Kritinia, Agios Isidoros, Profillia, Psinthos, Laerma, Salako, Mesanagros, Arnitha, Siana and Agia Eleousa have all preserve the native color. Expect to see the Rhodian countryside with churches, old castles and beautiful architectures. The traditional island dishes are best found in small Greek tavernas. Rhodian wine are in old cellers of the mountain villages. Afan... [ read more ]

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Small seaside port town of Gytheio in the southern part of Peloponnese, Gytheio is surrounded by a barren and mountainous area of Mani peninsula. It was a former municipality in Laconia while Mani is also known as Maina, a cultural region in Greece. The nearest beach is Mavrovouni and it is the largest and best organized amongst them. If you are planning family fun in Greece, Gytheio is a good location to be considered. Mount Taygetus, Pentedaktylos You will see the Laconian Gulf and the M... [ 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 ]

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 ]