Nothing describes Greek summer better than the smell and taste of the deep fried calamari. Chewy with a crispy crust that delivers within seconds the taste of the sea to all your senses. The ultimate meze!
What’s missing is the drink. Here is where many opinions come up. Although beer refreshes you like no other drink (even if it is only for a short while), it is ouzo that gathers most votes as the best companion for the fried calamari. Continue reading Yummy Greek summer food
This beautiful and romantic town of 20,000 inhabitants, borders the north of the Corinthian Gulf and is one of the most traditional and historic places in Greece.
Its small port is a haven for fishing boats and sailing yachts and it is one of its landmarks, together with the Venetian Castle which stands above the town, in a strategical position. Continue reading Romantic Nafpaktos
A trip to Kythnos is ideal for those who desire a quiet holiday in a traditional Cycladic environment and an unlimited number of sandy beaches. This barren island forms a very large number of coves, some small, some larger, that can be accessed either by car or by sailing boat. Continue reading Tranquil Kythnos
Each time we visit Naxos, there is plenty to do. Being such a big island, we (my husband and I) always choose to stay for at least 10 days. Naxos is the best destination for both relaxing and adventurous holidays, so take your pick. This time (2015), we decided to spend 2 weeks there. Continue reading Our Naxos holidays
Athens, the fuzzy capital of Greece, is and ha salways been a major tourist attraction. Among its highlights are its antiquities (monuments, museums, ancient temples, …) and its traditional neighbourhoods.
The Acropolis, the Monastiraki and Anafiotika areas, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the newly constructed Acropolis Museum and Cape Sounion are only a few of its historic attractions. Continue reading A Visit to Athens