Cave of the Apocalypse in Patmos

A place of spiritual significance, the Cave of the Apocalypse lies between Patmos Port in Skala and Chora. Up on the hill, a small cave means so much for Christianity that attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. This is where Saint John (or Agios Ioannis) heard God speak to him. The voice …

Profitis Ilias in Patmos Overlooks the Island

Almost 270 meters in altitude separate Profitis Ilias in Patmos from sea level. This is the highest peak of the island and the place where travelers find the perfect observatory. The view from up there is breathtaking! The Aegean unfolds with its azure waters and the magnificent Chora feels like home. A home made of …

The Iconic Windmills of Patmos

As you set foot to the harbor of Patmos island, you gaze up and admire the landscape. On top of the hills, three windmills stand tall and greet you warmly. These are the iconic windmills of Patmos. They have been operating for the past four centuries non-stop, at least two of them. These two were …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Turns Sixty in Athens

Modern dance would never be the same without Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater! This is certain, as the New York-based dance company has contributed a great deal in this art of form. No wonder the American Congress has named them “an essential cultural ambassador of the United States to the world”. And how wonderful it was to choose Greece …

Yorgos Lanthimos Introduces Us to “The Favourite”

Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone starring at this 18th century drama & impressing audience and critics alike   The Favourite is the newest creation of Yorgos Lanthimos, a drama film set in England during the 18th century. The film premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival and won the hearts of both …

Stefanos Tsitsipas Makes History in ATP

The Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has just turned 20. However, he is already a greatly respected tennis player. After having won tennis legends such as Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson, he climbed all the way to Number 15 at ATP. This means that he is now amongst the elite tennis players in …

A Walk at the Lovely Chora of Skopelos

Skopelos is a beautiful island of Sporades, in the Western Aegean Sea. Those of you who love musicals must have definitely watched Mamma Mia with the talented Meryl Streep. Along with Skiathos, Skopelos was the island where it was filmed. But besides its verdant environment, the island is also famous for its 360 churches and …

Beaches in Patmos: Small Slivers of Paradise!

Besides being an island of great devout significance, Patmos is also well known for its unspoiled beauty. Strolling up and down Patmos Chora (its main town) or discovering the picturesque villages, visiting the sights and attractions, these are all amazing. But what would a Greek island be without marvelous beaches? In this aspect, beaches in …