23 Gift Ideas for the Greece Fan

As I begin to write gift lists for the upcoming holidays, I thought it would make sense to write a Greek gift guide. You can use it to find gifts for those in your life who love Greece, have traveled to Greece or plan to visit the country.

Random Greece Photo of the Day

This quaint little chapel, with the distinctive red roof, can be found on the island of Mykonos. Set within a labyrinth of alleyways that course through a series of whitewashed buildings that are lined in royal blue trim, this chapel stands as a testament to the vibrant and historic culture of this captivating island. A…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

This is Yialos (Gialos) Beach, located right in Ios Port. Further down to the right was our accommodation on the island and we passed by the beach every time we went out. Of course, we also took way too many photos and I played quite a bit in the sand. The water was cold when…

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Greece during Winter

As the summer season draws to an end many think that there’s nothing to do in Greece during winter. Let’s stop for a while and think about what Greece has to offer and doesn’t have anything to do with the summer or beaches. The archeological sites are there all the time and they are not…

Day trips from Athens

While there are plenty of things to do in Athens , you should not miss checking out the close-by destinations, which are excellent for day trips. The islands of Hydra is a lovely choice if you are not looking for a beach destination, while the historic sites at Mycenae, Epidaurus or Sounion are great choices if you want to learn more about the Greek history.

Random Greece Photo of the Week

This picture is taken in one of my favorite places in Greece. Meteora, with its beautiful landscape full of interesting rock formations and old monasteries, is the highlight of my trip to Greece. No matter how beautiful the islands and beaches are, Meteora remains one of the most interesting places. It is the most important…

Itinerary: 5 Days on the Island of Ios

Ios is of the Cyclades, located very close to Santorini (about ½ h on the high-speed ferry) and Folegrandos. The port of Piraeus (Athens) is much further away (about 5 hours on the high-speed ferry). Very well known as a party island during the summer, Ios has a super interesting vibe right before the start…

Hotels with a View of the Acropolis

If you are planning a trip to Athens, it’s a good idea to consider staying close to the historical sites. And staying in a hotel with a lovely view of the Acropolis will remind you of the vacation in Greece for many years to come. Thankfully, there are many hotels located in the Plaka area…