Easter in Greece: Highlights Guide!

Greece plays host to religious festivals with deeply rooted customs and centuries-old traditions all year round. One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual devoutly, giving themselves body and soul into the culmination of the Passion of Christ and finally rejoicing in His …

Meet Syros, the Lady of the Aegean

This is the island where Greek tradition and western influence come to a harmonious marriage. Ermoúpoli (meaning “the city of Hermes”) is the island’s capital town and has been the first important trade and industrial centre of the country in the 19th century. Evidence of this glorious past can be seen on public buildings (the …

Top 7 things to see in Plaka

Plaka is one of the most ancient settlements in Europe, with a history of more than 3.500 years. Located under the Acropolis, its charming atmosphere is spread all around the narrow streets, the ancient ruins, the Byzantine temples and the renovated neoclassical buildings. We present you a list of the best activities and sights, to make …

Telegraph: 6 out of 18 Europe’s best secret islands are located in Greece

Telegraph  includes includes six Greek islands among the 18 best “secret” island paradises in Europe. The Greek islands, that the British newspaper distinguishes are Kastellorizo, Meganisi, Monemvasia, Kea, Koufonisia and Ios and it describes them as follows: Kastellorizo The smallest and among the prettiest of the inhabited islands in the Dodecanese, this island is reached by …

ABC News: Santorini among the 5 most inspiring destinations in the world

Santorini is among the world’s 5 most inspiring destinations that will give you a whole new outlook on life, according to abcNews.go.com. The article begins by mentioning that “Jacques Cousteau, documentarian, explorer, and writer, was said to have had a love affair with Santorini. Cousteau even looked for the lost city of Atlantis in Santorini. …

Telegraph: The 19 best Greek islands for all tastes and vacation styles

Telegraph presents the 19 best Greek islands, whether you’re looking for sandy beaches, unspoiled island life or history and culture: Best for beaches – Zakynthos The Ionian Islands can’t be beaten for sandy beaches backed by dramatic coastlines. Myrtos Beach on Kefalonia and Porto Katsiki on Lefkada are among the most photogenic, but Shipwreck Bay …

Unexplored islands of Greece

Greece may be a small country yet at the same time is also very vast! With a geography that consists of a many small and big islands, is not a surprise that are still destinations to be discovered by visitors. Therefore, one might choose the more popular option of islands such as Mykonos and Santorini, …

Impressive subsea pools discovered near Santorini

The location of the second largest volcanic eruption in human history, the waters off Greece’s Santorini are the site of newly discovered opalescent pools forming at 250 meters depth. The interconnected series of meandering, iridescent white pools contain high concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and may hold answers to questions related to deepsea carbon storage …