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 ]

Parga and the Lichnos Beach

Parga and the Lichnos Beach

The small town on Ionian coast called Parga in Greece is a nice relaxation destination. It is between Preveza and Igoumenitsa which lies in the region of Epirus. This is central and northern Greece and the historical castle is a draw. Other than the Krioneri beach, there is the Valtos beach, and the Lichnos beach. The scenic beauty of Parga is well-known, this is where the friendly people are around and you get to see a real Greek town. Local tourism is common in Parga too, most of the fello... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Crete, Rhodes and Lindos

Crete, Rhodes and Lindos

The largest Greek Island is Crete and it has lush evergreens and palm groves at Vai. It has beaches, hotels, resorts, archeological sites and apartments. Crete has a lot of ancient cities around the island. There are high mountain peak and it is a great heaven for climbers and hikers. Crete is more than just a beach holiday destination. You can find deluxe resorts around the bay area. Minoan City of Knossos Also known as Labyrinth, Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological si... [ read more ]