Sailing is undoubtedly the ultimate holiday experience, as those who have tried it will confirm. It is something out of the ordinary. You get to see shores that you normally wouldn’t, dive into the deep blue sea from the deck and if the captain is nice enough, he will let you navigate the boat (hopefully after some basic instructions). Keep in mind that all captains around the planet are very sensitive with their vessels, as they should be, so show the proper respect. Continue reading Sailing the Aegean Sea
I’ll tell you right now, it hadn’t been easy. It takes a great deal of talent to be able to choose a place to stay wisely. Most people fail and they end up spoiling their holiday for no apparent reason. Why? Because most of us don’t know what we really want in life. So, take a wild guess what happens when we are about to choose among hundreds of hotels. It’s chaos! Continue reading Selecting the right hotel in Corfu
It is no secret that Greece hides many beautiful islands that can dazzle even the most demanding tourist. But when it came to voting for a hidden paradise, it was one island that came to mind at the Business Insider team and that is no other than Skopelos. Continue reading The top Greek secret island for 2017
Most of us have done this several times, but each time it is equally difficult. All our clothes, accessories, cosmetics … lay on our bed for days, next to our luggage but not even our wildest imagination can’t fit them in there!
So, each time, our summer holidays start in stress and confusion. This is not how it is supposed to be at all. Continue reading Packing for Greece summer holidays
Cyclades islands holidays is not all about the frenzy Mykonian parties, the idyllic sunsets of Santorini, the appealing nightlife of Paros and the secluded beaches of Naxos.
For those who wish to explore the “other way” of holidaying, the Small Cyclades are an ideal destination. It is only recently that they have been discovered by the majority of tourists while they had always been an attraction point for nature lovers and for those who appreciate the most traditional of the Greek islands. Continue reading Exploring the Small Cyclades
Oh yes, I do need a holiday. Summer is getting closer day by day and I am getting impatient. All these cold winter months with very little sun have taken their toll on my usually happy disposition. I really feel like this guy in the photo that can’t manage to concentrate to work. Continue reading I need a holiday!
Did you know that each Greek consumes about 18kg of olive oil per year? Greece is on the top of the world list in per capita consumption and has been there forever.
A story of true love
According to most Greeks, there simply cannot be a meal that does not include olive oil. From breakfast to brunch, lunch or dinner, they all contain their fair amount of this shiny golden product that has formed the Mediterranean cuisine ever since antiquity. Continue reading The Greeks and the olive oil
Spira, a symbol of invigorating power for Greeks ever since the Palaiolithic Era will continue to appear throughout the Greek prehistory and history. Spiral shaped shapes and engravings have been found in many areas in Greece and the Cyclades where archaeologists believe they had been inhabited. Continue reading The spiral rock engravings of Iraklia
Corfu (or Kerkyra as it is called by the Greeks), is one of the best known touristic islands in Greece. Every year it accepts several thousands visitors from all over the world.In fact, Corfu has been familiar with the tourism industry long before the rest of the Greek islands starting getting involved with it. The expansion of the airport’s runway in 1959 allowed for an even greater touristic development. Continue reading Less touristic Corfu