Best Places to Eat in Kastellorizo, Greece

The quaint limestone island of Kastellorizo, also known as Megisti, rose to fame in 1991 after the war comedy-drama film ‘Mediterraneo’ was shot there. Despite its modest size, it packs in more personality than many larger Greek islands. The island’s small museum, housed in an old mosque, offers an insight into its rich past. There … Read more

Island Spirituality: Exploring Sacred Sites on Greek Ferry Journeys

Every culture honors sacred places, special places where the physical world seems to meet the spiritual. These might be awe-inspiring natural landscapes, sites connected to gods, saints or heros, or buildings consecrated for worship or ritual. Island cultures, characterized by an intimate connection with the natural environment, have a unique spirituality. We explore the nexus … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Kea

Kea (Tzia) boasts restaurants that serve seafood that owe their tastiness to the freshness of the catch. In addition, densely flavored meat dishes are served. Typical Greek tavern with some pot dishes and lots of grilled meats, gets very crowded in summer. Very good service. Fairly expensive. 1. Manta A true azure oasis, Manta is … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Spinalonga

An abandoned leper island, the ghost town of Spinalonga stirs your imagination and phantasy. This little plot of land hides a powerful history: Venetian and Ottoman times, stormy events and suffering of the inhabitants. Eat at a Greek taverna in Plaka Elounda with stunning views over the old village and Spinalonga. Try nicely cooked red … Read more