elena-p, Author at Fly Me To The Moon Travel

The Lake Towns of Northern Greece

Northern Greece is a woodland paradise. It’s filled with glassy lakes- each with its own cultural heritage, biotopes, wildlife, and scenery. Here are three unique Lake Towns and their surrounding regions that unite history, culture, and abundant natural beauty. Kastoria, the Gem on the Lake Kastoria is one of northern Greece’s most famously beautiful towns.

Western Macedonia – History, Nature, Wine, and Rustic Charms

There’s no time like autumn and winter to visit Northern Greece. In the cooler seasons, these mountainous and lush regions are at their very best, with their brilliant golden and red foliage in fall and romantic dusting of snow in winter. The rustic, elegant cuisine - so rich in dishes of wild game, foraged mushrooms,

FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL NEWSLETTER – VOLUME 78

Dear Traveler,   Autumn has come and it’s time to discover new seeds within ourselves that will bloom in the upcoming year. It is the perfect time of year to re-energize, recharge and connect with nature.   In our One with Nature issue, we introduce you to some of our favorite active escapes.   Fans of slower, contemplative

Walking and Hiking – Experiencing Greece in Autumn

For many people - Greeks included - Autumn is the finest season of the year. People from heartier climates farther north will find the Aegean and Ionian still perfectly swim-worthy. And everyone will find the weather for walking and hiking absolutely ideal.  Fans of slower, contemplative travel, blended with a dose of wellness in some

Taking Autumn in at a Brisk Pace in Greece – Five Famous Runs

Autumn is the perfect season to really enjoy nature in Greece. There is still plenty of sweet sunshine, but the intense heat of midsummer has abated, and long sunny afternoons in nature abound. There’s perhaps no better - nor more truly satisfying - way to enjoy the Greek outdoors than to participate in an organized

FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – NEWSLETTER VOLUME 77

Dear Traveler, As autumn temperatures bestow upon us, and the season begins to change we reflect on the precious gifts of nature we’ve been graciously showered with to this day.   Nature is our very existence and one of the noblest gifts we have ever received. The air we breathe, the earth we tread on, and the

The Art of Pottery in Ancient Greece

Of the objects of everyday life of Ancient Greece that are the most enduring and the most beautiful, pottery stands out. It combines utility with high art, and with the images and the vessels themselves tell wonderful stories, bringing the ancient world closer to understanding. The Most Important Pottery Workshops – Athens and Corinth It

FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL NEWSLETTER – VOLUME 76

Dear Traveler,   The peak month of Greek summer is behind us and as we contemplate the passing of yet another season, we can’t help but feel grateful for living in such a beautiful and diverse country.   In our “Celebrating the peak month of Greek summer” issue we elaborate on the unique traditions that highlight the

FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – VOLUME 75

Dear Traveler,   In the warm embrace of August, we feel soothed and relaxed as we make the most of the carefree summer days.   The eternal sunshine warms our souls as we absorb the energy surrounding us and pause to recharge our batteries before we are called to return to our everyday routine.  

The Famous Varieties and Creations of Greek Marble

Greece is truly both a geological and an artistic wonder, and those two worlds come together in the wealth of ancient temples and sculpture. Fans of classical architecture and art will have noted that very often the source of the marble that created these wonders is also mentioned - Parian, Tinian, Penteli, Thacian, Naxian. Each