Leros Agia Marina Settlement

Agia Marina is the second largest port of Leros and one of the major settlements on the island. It forms the capital, along with Platanos village and Panteli. If you are looking for the most popular seaside resort on the island, then this is the place to be. Its wonderful architecture and quaint narrow pathways, …

Bellenis Tower: Leros Historical & Folklore Museum

History goes a long way, when it comes to Leros. This lovely destination in the Dodecanese boasts an impressive past, which is embodied through the most prominent historic attractions on the island. One of them is a wonderful building that blends the antitheses of different eras on the island, known as the iconic Bellenis Tower …

Medieval Castle of Panagia

Perhaps the most recognizable historic attraction on the island of Leros is the emblematic Medieval Castle of Panagia, or else the Castle of Pandeli. This fortress lies on top of Apitiki hill and overlooks the entire island, as well as the cobalt blue of the Aegean Sea. Due to its privileged location and its emblematic …

Leros Beaches of Deep Blue Sea

Leros is a lovely island of Dodecanese, bathed by the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. So it is only fair that there are several exceptional Leros beaches, captivating the senses of both the locals and the travelers reaching the island from every single part of the world. Let’s have a look at some of …

Athens Monasteries

In line with our article on the major Athens churches worth exploring while visiting the Greek capital, we have gathered the top Athens monasteries that should make it to your must-see list. Even if you are just staying for a few days, be sure to squeeze them in your busy schedule. They will not disappoint …

Platanos Village in Leros

Leros is a lovely island of Dodecanese, boasting impressive history and supreme natural beauty. One of the most important settlements and in fact part of the island’s capital is the village of Platanos. Along with the settlement of Agia Marina and Panteli, they form Leros’s capital. Owing its name to an old plane tree from …

The Charming Culinary Journey of Thessaloniki

Eating is a serious matter in Thessaloniki. No matter where you go, from the humblest fish and chips hole-in-the-wall to the trendiest “in” restaurant, you will find that a meal is not something to be rushed, but rather relished and savored. The dishes may range from a simple salad of broccoli, beets and wild greens, …

Local Delicacies of Mykonos

Cheeses The island has excellent cheeses to offer, either made by traditional small-scale producers – farmers who keep livestock on the island and also make their own cheese – or by commercial cheese-making establishments. Tyrovolia is a white, soft cheese that is used as the basis for traditional Mykonos savory or sweet pies. It can …

Explore the Unspoiled Chalki Beaches

Chalki is a cute island of Dodecanese, famous for its genuine beauty and unspoiled landscapes. There are several amazing Chalki beaches scattered along the coastline of the island, welcoming travelers to dive in the crystalline waters and soak under the sun of the Mediterranean. If you are looking for picture-perfect beaches of fine sand and …

Agios Nikolaos Church in Chalki

Located in the settlement of Nimborio, the Church of Agios Nikolaos in Chalki has an impressive history to tell. It is the main cathedral of the island, with an imposing bell tower that is indeed the tallest of the Dodecanese. Its elaborate architecture, the amazing details on the courtyard and the fine materials used in …