Random Greece Photo of the Week

Delphi was once considered by the ancient Greeks to be the centre of the world. Legend is that Zeus sent out 2 eagles from the ends of the earth to fly across the world at the same speed, and where they met was determined to be the navel – that place was Delphi. Delphi was…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

One of my favorite places in Greece is the island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea. It was the first time I’ve seen a turquoise color of the sea which was just incredibly stunning! One of the most popular beach is Porto Katsiki and while it’s not the most beautiful beach there (I think Egremni…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

In the heart of Greece, land of the Gods, there lies one of the most magnificent places in Europe. Created over 600 million years ago, these giant sandstone rock pillars rise up from the earth towards the heavens and are adorned with monasteries. This is Meteora. Meteora is one of Greece’s many UNESCO sites and…

Random Greek Photo of the Week

I took this photo in March 2012 in Athens, as we were walking from our accommodation towards the Acropolis. We decided to “get lost” and see where we end up. We ended up taking some lovely photos, seeing a lot of cats, and getting to the meeting point for our walking tour in time to…

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…

Street Art in Athens

Guest post by Lambi Lentakis A few weeks ago I was in the centre of Athens trying to accomplish some chores. Looking around me, I was saddened and irritated by the amount of scribbles defacing many of the buildings. I talked it over with friends and they murmured street art, justifiable protest against the austerity…

Fall Colors in Greece : A Photo Essay

There is something magical in the air when the seasons start to change. Between the sweltering hot days and the colder winter nights, there’s a time when the air is crisp but the temperatures are still mild during the day. The sun highlights the leaves which change color. It’s a dream for photographers and a…