Random Greece Photo of the Week

Crete is usually not the first place that comes to mind in choosing a Greek honeymoon destination, but we’re so glad we spent some time there as newlyweds in summer 2015… because we fell in love with it. We hiked the Samargia Gorge, indulged in Cretan cuisine, explored the old villages of Chania and Agia…

Guest Post: Off Season in Ios

Guest post by Lambi Lentakis As the ferry turns into the port of Ios, a snail-shaped, brown & barren rock rises out of the sea before you. Little white cubes are dotted around in the port and valley leading up to top of the hill – glistening white houses and churches sparkling under the relentless…

Beaches in Greece

With 13,676 km of coastline, Greece is a country which has a lot of interesting beaches to offer. And since there are so many types of beaches to choose from, one will definitely suit your expectations. Long sandy beach and turquoise water, small, hidden beaches surrounded by cliffs, black beaches, red beaches… Greece has them…

Zakynthos (Zante)

Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian Islands and a very popular island among tourists. Beautiful beaches, lovely places to visit and a relaxed atmosphere, make Zante a great choice for your summer vacation. How to get to Zakynthos Being an island, Zante is served by ferries from mainland Greece and other Greek islands.…

Paros

Paros is a Greek island in the Cyclades group . It is a very popular vacation destination among locals and foreigners. The beautiful beaches, the charming villages and the interesting things to see, make a vacation in Paros a very good idea. How to get to Paros The island is located centrally in the Cyclades,…

Kos

Part of the Dodecanese group , Kos is the second popular island after Rhodes. It is also the third largest in the group. Kos is the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. You can still see here the ruins of the ancient city and the castle. The view for the highest point in the…

Guest Post: Ios – a personal love affair

The Greek islands have held so many people in their thrall over the ages. Many have roamed their shores and written about their beauty and the special light of the skies and the colors of the sea. I grew up in London, and because my parents were Greek, we visited Greece a lot as a…

Naxos

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades group. Its fertile land allows for agriculture to be the main source of income for the locals. You’ll find most of the shops and restaurants in Naxos Town (or simple “Hora”). How to get to Naxos You can get to Naxos by plane from Athens. The flights…