Kos, the Island of Hippocrates Where Ancient Medicine Was Born

Kos is an island of Dodecanese, world renowned not only for its long sandy beaches and impressive landscapes. The island is also famous for the birth of ancient Medicine. Hippocrates was a Greek physician, who has been named “Father of Medicine” and has revolutionized the methods and techniques of teaching this great knowledge, passing it …

Museums in Zakynthos

Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful islands in the Ionian Sea. It boasts supreme natural beauty with evergreen landscapes and emerald waters. But alongside its impressive beauty and unspoiled nature, there is also huge cultural and historic heritage on the island. And this very heritage is imprinted on every single museum and art gallery …

Pylos: A Surging Tourist Destination

On the southwestern part of Peloponnese, a surging tourist destination awaits. Pylos is a historic coastal town, otherwise known as Navarino. You may have read about the luxurious hotel Costa Navarino and the humongous investment in the area. Celebrities from all over the world, actors and singers, athletes and super stars like Cristiano Ronaldo choose …

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 …