Mykonos, or “The island of the winds” as it’s nicknamed, is geographically located on the northern side of the Cyclades and is the absolute star among the Greek islands. Mykonos is the ultimate holiday place for all ages and preferences, particularly for youngsters looking for entertainment throughout the day. Don’t forget to check out the … Read more Mykonos: The island of the winds
Plaka is Milos’ capital town and one of the most intact capitals of the Cyclades. It was founded around 1800 on a hill 220 meters above sea level, with the traditional Cycladic architecture: picturesque tiled alleys, whitewashed houses with coloured windows and small balconies full of flowers make Plaka what it is today. It is … Read more Plaka – Milos’ Must Visit Capital!
Megalochori is located on the south west part of Santorini, around 8 kilometers from the capital, Fira. It is one of the most picturesque villages of the island, combining the traditional Cycladic architecture with neoclassical houses and old cave houses from the 17th century. These were used from locals for their protection from pirates. Nowadays … Read more Megalochori – The wine lovers’ paradise
Perivolos lies at the southeast coast of Santorini, between Agios Georgios and Perissa (a mere 2 kilometers away from the latter). All these three resorts form the longest stretch of beach in the island, which you can easily walk from one side to the other. The village is around 12 kilometers from the capital, Thira … Read more Perivolos: Beach Party and Endless Fun
Thira, or Fira as most people and the locals call it, is the capital of Santorini and its cultural and commercial center. It is perched on edge of the caldera cliff, at a height of 260 meters above sea level, offering spectacular views to the volcano. The town’s history started during the second half of … Read more Thira (or Fira): Santorini’s capital!
Firostefani lies between Fira and Imerovigli. It’s about 15 minutes’ walk to Fira and a lot quieter. Many people prefer Firostefani exactly for this reason: it’s close enough to Fira where all nightlife is, yet far away for some desired privacy. Although it is considered a separate settlement, it is actually an extension of the … Read more Firostefani – Santorini’s crown!
Santorini (or Thira) is a volcanic island, erupting with beauty. A volcano in the Aegean sea, this small island in the Cyclades complex has breath-taking charm. This is one of the reasons Santorini is one of the most well-known destinations in the whole world. Santorini took its current form after a series of volcanic eruptions … Read more Santorini – Dive into the Magic
This prefecture nestled between Chania and Helaklio, will steal your hearts with its Renaissance appearance and its unique character. With a history that can be traced back to the Neolithic age, vast sandy beaches and the biggest mountains of the island. It delivers amazing experiences for all types of visitors. Below are only a few … Read more Rethymno – Why You Must Visit!
Crete is the most populated and the largest of all the Greek islands. From one tip to the other is an area 260 kilometres in length and 60 kilometres wide. There is more than enough coastline to keep even the biggest beach addict happy (over 1000 kilometres.) Another stand out feature of the island is … Read more Why You Should Visit Extraordinary Crete Now!
Pita gyros, souvlaki, mousakas, pastitsio, Greek salad. Whoever visits Greece tries at least some (if not all) of these Greek dishes, all being worthy representatives of Greek food. Yes, they are all delicious and you can find them in (literally) every restaurant… But is this what the Greeks eat on their everyday? Being Greek and … Read more Greek Food – 10 Amazing Greek Dishes!