Random Greece Photo of the Week

Mykonos… the island located in the Cyclades, with idyllic peaceful Greek landscape, picturesque white houses and the tranquil views of the Aegean Sea. This is how Mykonos used to be. Today, when someone says Mykonos, you think about crazy all-night-long parties, crowds of celebrities and paparazzi hunting for famous ones. Who would have thought that…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

Nafpaktos is one of the biggest and the most picturesque towns in the area of Aitolokarnania in Greece and has a population of around 32000 people. It’s still early morning and as I began to walk around the castle area, I feel, in fact, as I am walking through a gallery of still lives. You…

Ferries from Athens to Crete (and return)

The Crete to Athens ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article. Nothing is more romantic than approaching Crete by ferry. And if your budget is rather low, nothing is cheaper either! Ferries have become a very popular way to travel between the mainland and the islands, especially when you are looking to…

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…