The special Easter customs of Naxos

On Holy Friday, midday, at the church of Panagia Drossiani, the women share a special Lenten raisin-walnut bread with parishioners. One of the key characteristics of Naxos as a destination is its many, well-populated villages. Adopting some elements of modern lifestyle and maintaining many aspects of their old world charm, thesevillages are steadfast in keeping …

Diros Caves : A miracle of Nature

In the heart of the Peloponnese, hidden under the earth is the miraculous site of Diros Caves. These extraordinary caves, inhabited since Neolithic times have been systematically explored from 1949. The entrance to the caves commences from the beach and their exploration takes place on a boat which roams though the cave’s many passages, giving you time …

Peter the Pelican of Mykonos

The Pelican of Mykonos, Cyclades: The Pelican called Petros (Peter) is an integral part of the island of Mykonos and rightfully it has become the mascot of the island. You can get a glimpse of the cute creature as it strolls leisurely in own unhurried pace through the city’s many alleyways. Although it is particularly …

Ideas for a Day Trip from Thessaloniki :  Vergina

Day Trip from Thessaloniki Vergina is a small town located in Central Macedonia, Greece just 80 kilometers from Thessaloniki. The site is famous about the archaeological finds discovered by Professor Manolis Andronikos that included tombs of Macedonian Kings. Vergina was in ancient times known as Aigai, the capital of the famous Macedonian Kingdom. This is …