The Vergina Excavation

The Vergina excavation already numbers several decades of research. Ever since 1938 until nowadays, the archaeologists of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Archaeological Service have been continuously working on site bringing to light new monuments. It was in 1856 when the French archaeologists and traveler L.Heuzey during his journey in Macedonia had discovered …

Syros Churches

Syros is a wonderful blend of Orthodox and Catholic religion, with impressive Syros churches adding to the island’s distinct character. From small picturesque chapels with breathtaking sea views to imposing cathedrals, there are splendid architectural wonders depicting the devoutness of the island. The religious tradition here is indisputable, with the freedom of spirit celebrated all …

Alonnisos Churches & Chapels

Christianity is profound in Greece and this is depicted through the multitude of churches and monasteries across the country. Alonnisos churches and chapels highlight that very sense of devoutness that is evident to the locals. There are several architectural wonders on the island, offering amazing experiences to travelers who choose to visit them. The idyllic …

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 …

An Insight at the History of Ouzo

Ouzo is definitely an iconic Greek spirit, associated with laid-back moments at seafront taverns in every single Greek island. It is an anise-flavored drink, transparent and pure. Some people correlate it to tsipouro or raki, pastis or even mastic liquor, but it is true that ouzo has a history of its own. And it is …