Influential singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen was continuously inspired by the Greek island of Hydra throughout his long career.
Sophia Loren, the great Italian actress, was the star of the first Hollywood movie ever shot in Greece, on the majestic island of of Hydra.
A Greek sailor from Hydra named Nicholas Kolmaniatis, who would be known most of his life as Nicholas Jorge, became a war hero in Argentina in the 19th century. As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of...
Travel experts recently examined Instagram hashtag data for over 50 Greek islands to establish the most popular and ‘Instagrammable’. Celebrities, influencers, tourists and photographers have been sharing images from the Greek islands, the Greek sun, and the Aegean blue. The...
The Times published its list of the best Greek islands to visit, highlighting destinations beyond the famous Mykonos and Santorini. From the stunning beaches of Skiathos to the historical richness of Rhodes, each island offers a unique experience for the...
Most Greeks have substantial familiarity with the graphically gorgeous island of Hydra due to the island's protagonist role in the epic struggle of the Greek War of Independence. Most non-Greeks familiar with the island know it as a place of...
Porto Hydra Village, located in the Peloponnese, is a majestic place, a hidden paradise, and two hours away from Athens by car. Some call it Greece's Miami; others call it Little Venice. Situated quite close to the port town of...
Rising from Hydra’s pier, there is a stately mansion housing the world’s oldest continuously operating merchant marine academy.