Lonely Planet names Peloponnese top European destination in 2016

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has released its annual list of top European destinations to visit in 2016, naming the southern Greek region of the Peloponnese as its Number 1 choice. “Now more than ever the Peloponnese is the perfect destination for absorbing traditional Greek life, compelling history and inspiring landscapes,” Lonely Planet says on …

Melissinos The Poet-Sandal Maker of Athens

In a colourful Athenian shop, tucked away near Monastiraki station, at 2 Aghias Theklas Street, and opposite Monastiraki-Square you will find one of the most legendary sandal makers of Athens, Melissinos Family. Since 1920 this family of expert sandal makers have been providing stylish made-to-fit leather sandals for celebrities and those in the know. Squeeze …

Day Tour near Athens : Cape Sounio

The temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea, dominates the southernmost tip of Attica, where the horizon meets the Aegean Sea. Perched on the craggy rocks of Cape Sounio, the temple is enveloped in myth and historic facts dated from antiquity until the present times. Between myth and history There are stories …