Best Places to Eat in Paleo Trikeri

Indulge in local cuisine by visiting one of the many traditional taverns and restaurants. Many offer delicious seafood dishes and other Greek specialties. The best time to visit Paleo Trikeri is during the summer months from June to September. During this season, the weather is warm and sunny, making it perfect for exploring the island’s … Read more

Sailing the Saronic Gulf

The Saronic Gulf (Saronikos Kolpos) offers excellent cruising conditions. Mild meltemi winds and minimal tidal effects make this area ideal for charterers who are new to sailing or looking to refine their skills. The best time for a Saronic Gulf sailing holiday is late spring to early fall due to pleasant temperatures and calm seas. … Read more

Joining Group Adventures Through the Aegean

A flotilla is a group of yachts sailing together under the guidance of a lead boat. Flotilla Leaders are passage planners, trainers and fountains of unrivaled local knowledge. While each boat sails independently, the FL provides a safety net, and is available to answer questions and offer troubleshooting. They also hold captain’s meetings and arrange … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Lesvos

The best thing about this traditional stone taverna in the north of Molyvos is the smoked skoumbri which you can also find in cans (if you are a fan). Seafood spaghetti and grilled octopus are big hits here as well. This old-school kafeneio-ouzeri in upper Eressos draws a loyal local clientele with 15 varieties of … Read more

Navigating the Ionian Sea

Imagine sailing across a shimmering emerald sea, bottlenose dolphins cresting the waves beside you. Ahead lies a mountainous island thick with oak, hornbeam, and cypress pine, its sheltered coves and pastel-shaded villages offering safe anchorage and a dip in limpid lapis lazuli waters. This is the Ionian, a western Greek archipelago that’s ideal for bay-hopping, … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Samothrace

Besides the vathres (waterfalls) and mountainous landscape that is still full of green until late summer, the real highlight is Samothrace’s cuisine. You will find delicious meals in local tavernas where the owners are the cook and the waiter. For instance, try roasted goat and spoon sweets in O Vrachos Tavern found in Profitis Ilias … Read more

Capturing the Essence of Greek Island Life With Ferry Photography

As an internationally acclaimed photojournalist, Ferry has collaborated with publications such as National Geographic, The New York Times and GEO. He has shot in dozens of countries investigating causes of conflict and cultural survival. He uses a variety of composition techniques to draw a viewer into the image. For example, the use of railings creates … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Leros

Local Tip: EL GRECO is a fish taverna in scenic Panteli that’s housed in a repurposed stone mansion. Try octopus carpaccio, Leros salad and fresh fish pasta dishes. Sweets like spoon sweets, sfingos with syrup and patsavouropita are also a hit. Mussolini’s military barracks, mental hospitals and refugee camp were once the main attractions on … Read more