Eco-Tourism in the Greek Islands

With its pristine natural beauty, authentic traditional art and wholesome Mediterranean cuisine Greece is the perfect destination for sustainably-minded travellers. By taking simple steps to be a green tourist, you can support the local economy and preserve the country’s natural wonders. For example, Hydra is a car-free island, keeping pollution levels to a minimum and … Read more

Lipsi – Secluded Beaches and Crystal Waters

The island of Lipsi is a secret trove of tranquil hideaways and captivating coastal panoramas. It enchants visitors with the genuine essence of island life and a sense of authenticity that radiates from its people and culture. Walk along the narrow alleys of its traditional villages and sample local cuisine. Observe the way locals live … Read more

Santorini’s Red Beach – A Geological Wonder

Santorini’s Red Beach is a breathtaking natural wonder, offering a captivating sight of crimson-hued cliffs and crystal-clear waters. Located near the ancient ruins of Akrotiri, the beach is a photographer’s dream. Its unique geological composition is the result of a volcanic eruption. Hence, you can expect the water to feel warmer than other beaches on … Read more

A Walk Through the Venetian Fortifications of Naxos Town

Behind the district in Naxos Town known as Kastro (the castle) lies a fascinating medieval settlement. Its cobbled streets and houses meld Venetian and Catholic elements into classic Cycladic architecture. One of the access gates to Kastro is the Trani Porta, which displays a coat of arms of the Crispi family that once owned this … Read more

Exploring the Venetian Castle of Leros

If you’re interested in exploring Leros, there are several attractions to visit. Among them is the Panagia Kavouradena church. This church is unique for the fact that it’s built into a rock. The island is also known for its gastronomy. You can enjoy various types of fresh fish at local taverns. 1. Climb the Tower … Read more

Corfu – The Emerald Isle of the Ionian Sea

Corfu enchants travelers with a trove of historical treasures, sprawling resorts and picturesque beaches framed by tranquil blue waters. Discover its layered cultural heritage, reflective of years spent under Venetian and French rule. Start in the UNESCO-listed capital, flanked by 2 imposing fortresses and winding medieval lanes. Explore its churches, including the Saint Spyridon Church, … Read more

Hydra: A Car-Free Paradise in the Saronic Gulf

Less than two hours south of Athens, Hydra is a quaint Greek island paradise. Stroll the rocky cobbled streets of its quaint town, admire neoclassical mansions, and visit historic monasteries. Steeped in naval tradition, Hydra offers a heady blend of authenticity and tranquility that attracts artists and musicians alike. Join us to explore this beautiful, … Read more

Romantic Greek Islands for Couples

Sapientza’s heart-shaped island form makes it the perfect romantic Greek getaway for couples. It’s away from the crowds yet brimming with beautiful beaches, traditional inland villages and pretty churches. Corfu is another gorgeous option, with its beaches and quaint villages. Stay at a luxury hotel like Eiriana Luxury Suites. Koufonisia Koufonisia might be one of … Read more

The Art and Culture of the Greek Islands

Civilizations with impressive achievements emerged during the Bronze Age in the Cyclades, Crete, and the Greek mainland. The remnants of their buildings, pottery, jewellery making and metallurgy, and paintings have survived. The art of Greece has influenced many other artistic movements throughout the centuries. It is particularly famous for its poetic literature (e.g. Constantine Cavafy), … Read more