Greek Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas: The World’s Leading Eco-Lodge

World Travel Awards 2018 took place in Lisbon and the outcome has been a blast for Greece and sustainable tourism industry. Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas has been named the leading eco-lodge in the entire world, for the second consecutive year. To travel connoisseurs, this comes as no surprise. Indeed, the breathtaking resort in Zagori, …

Elatochori: The Snowy Village of Pieria

Elatochori is located in Pieria municipality, just a few miles from the city of Katerini. With an imposing view to Mount Olympos, the picturesque village wears its snow-capped blanket and welcome travelers to a top winter destination in Greece. No wonder Zeus used to visit Elatochori (meaning Fir Village) to court with beautiful women, who …

The Chios Mastiha Trees

During the Ottoman occupation plantation and production of mastiha trees was developed. Prior to the Chios massacre in 1822, production was stable but following the destruction it halted. After 1832 permission was granted for the expatriated Chians to return home. Upon repatriation villagers started plantation again and by 1840 production levels escalated to those prior …

Elati and Pertouli on Mount Koziakas

When it comes to top winter destinations in Greece, Elati and Pertouli are in the must-see list! These two quaint villages of Pindos mountain range have stood out among the rest. They are unique in their simplicity, offering an elegant and unpretentious accommodation option in nature. If you are looking for snowy peaks, hundred-year-old plain …

Greek Michelin Restaurants for Food Lovers!

Greece has always held a special place in worldwide gastronomy. The abundance in high quality products, the mastery of housewives and local chefs, the long-lasting history… All these elements have played a huge role in Greek contemporary cuisine. However, over the past few decades something even more magical has happened. All the primitive concepts and …