12 Cozy Stories to Warm Your Seafaring Heart

Whether arriving by ferry, ice bridge or flight, each mode of travel unfolds a new facet of Mackinac Island’s winter allure. These 12 short stories will warm your heart, thrill your imagination and stir your soul. Book a table by the fireplace at this Chappaqua stalwart and savor a menu filled with New American comfort … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Spetses

Spetses’s main town offers a wide range of restaurants. Dine at Liotrivi in the Old Harbor for simple grilled fish, or makaronada tou psara (fish with tomato sauce and pasta). On the waterfront, savor seafood mezedes at Akrogialia and Patralis. For a more substantial meal, try the flaky swordfish or tuna steak at Kounoupitsa. Nero … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Oinousses

The village of Oinoussa is a delight to explore with its cobbled streets and imposing captains’ mansions, giving it an aristocratic air. It is also home to an unusual cluster of successful ship-owning families. This local-loved venue converts its former family home to serve a wide range of traditional share plates like creamy grilled octopus … Read more

Navigating the Greek Archipelago With Disabilities

The Greek islands can pose challenges for wheelchair users. Many of the walkways are cobbled and have steps. It is best to use an accessible travel agency who can arrange tours of the island with wheelchair accessible guides. Most large ferry companies have standard accessibility features on their vessels. These include moving escalators, ramps and … Read more

Unveiling the Beauty of Greek Ferry Adventures

Embark on an island-hopping extravaganza that’s tailored to your personal interests. Whether you’re a snorkeler eager to explore underwater wonders or a beachcomber seeking solitude on a remote island, there’s an adventure out there for everyone. When planning your trip, keep in mind that ferry schedules can change and Greek strikes can affect transportation (buses, … Read more

Ferry Filmography – Iconic Movie Scenes Set on Greek Islands

Ferry Filmography: Iconic Movie Scenes Set on Greek Islands The picturesque scenery of the Greek Islands makes for a stunning backdrop in movies. Some of the most famous films have been shot in Greece. Angelina Jolie brings her Lara Croft persona to Santorini in this action-packed movie. It also features shots of Corfu’s quaint Little … Read more

Eco-Exploration – Responsible Tourism on Greek Island Ferries

The emerald and cobalt seas of Greece house a stunning array of marine life. But if you choose to take a dolphin or whale-watching tour, make sure your chosen operator follows responsible guidelines. Greece’s dazzling islands are increasingly trailblazers in sustainability. Ferry lines like Hellenic Seaways offer greener engines, fuel monitoring systems and route optimization. … Read more