The 16th Century Village on Crete That Was Transformed into a Hotel
The 16th-century village of Kapsaliana in Rethymno, Crete has been transformed from a desolate, almost desolate place into a pioneering, world-class hotel. At the time of the Venetian occupation, Kapsaliana was part of the Arkadi Monastery estate, the island’s most...
Unusual Airbnb in Crete Offers a Bed Under the Stars
An outdoor “Summer Bed under the Stars” is now available for rent to star-gazing travelers on Airbnb in Crete. Gabriella Damianaki is the woman behind this unusual accommodation, which is located in Paleokastro, Heraklion. The "room," which is actually in...
Three Amazing Greek Islands Not to be Missed
There are many smaller, lesser known greek islands that are the perfect escape from the crowds of tourists
Must-Watch Movies Filmed on Greek Islands
If you dream of going to Greece or have just returned from a journey to the land of azure waters and the gods, there are 10 must watch movies filmed in the Greek islands that will take you there.
10 Breathtaking, Little-known Greek Islands
The Greek islands are well-known for their natural beauty. Some of them are synonymous with summer vacations and are extremely popular tourist destinations worldwide. However, there are some lesser-known islands that can satisfy every visitor while providing serenity, relaxation,...
River Cave Aggitis in Greece Among the Most Spectacular in Europe
The Aggitis river cave, is one of the largest and most spectacular river caves in all of Europe, it is located in northern Greece, near the city of Drama.
Five Natural Pools on the Greek Islands to Discover This Summer
For those heading to the Mediterranean this summer, there can be no better way to enjoy the glimmering azure waters than with a plunge into one of the many natural pools across the Greek islands. These pools are typically formed...
Ios: The Greek Party Island Boasts Stunning Beaches
The Greek island of Ios, or Nios as locals call it, is a charming Cycladic island renowned among the young for its vivid nightlife. It is located between Santorini, Paros and Naxos islands and offers a plethora of lovely bays...
Syros: The Lady of the Aegean Islands
Most tourists flock to famous Aegean islands like Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini, but overlook some truly spectacular destinations like Syros. This island contains the former capital of the Cyclades, Hermoupolis. Visitors who want a different cultural experience and island atmosphere,...
The Uknown Greek Island Onassis Almost Bought
Even today, travelers to Greece can still find many hidden treasure destinations which retain their almost unspoiled beauty, such as the island of Trizonia.
Ten of Greece’s Most Spectacular Monasteries
Greece has many beautiful sights for you to check out while you are visiting the country. One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting some of the ancient, historical Greek monasteries. Here are ten...
Elafonisos Island: A Little Piece of Greek Heaven
Visiting Elafonisos in Greece is an unforgettable experience because of the unsurpassed natural beauty this small island has to offer.
The Serene Charm of Sikinos
There are many islands in the Cyclades, all of the them with beautiful, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, but each has its own unique characteristics. In Sikinos, it is its serene charm that wins over visitors. Sikinos (ancient Oinoe...
Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods
Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other idylls, it is one of the most enchanting places for any visitor. Despite flying somewhat under the radar, the...
Where History Meets Leisure on Aegina Island, Athens’ Closest Escape
The island of Aegina, only seventeen miles from the Greek capital of Athens, is a gem of the Saronic Gulf which enchants visitors with its simplicity, history and beauty. It is definitely a place where history played its part in...