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Dear Traveler, Where there is light there is life … and as a new month draws closer and we transition into Fall, we are inspired to create new memories. Greece is a country bathed in brilliant light and throughout the centuries it has enjoyed a special relationship with the god of sun, Helios.  We explore

The magic of the active volcanoes in Greece

The landscape of Greece is famous for its dramatic beauty, and some of that beauty has been shaped by dramatic geological events, welling up from deep in the earth. Of the volcanoes in Greece, Santorini  - Thira - is the most famous. But in fact Thira is just one of several volcanoes of Greece that

Inspiring images that will make you want to discover Greece

For so many of us, when we dream of travel it is so much more than mere beauty that we are seeking. A silky white beach and turquoise waters of course have their strong appeal, and natural beauty certainly has its role. But the best travel is actually transformative - a holistic experience that unites

The Greece We Love: An Invitation to Explore Greece in 2021

As we welcomed the New Year, we embraced the opportunity to start from a blank page, write a new chapter, and most importantly start afresh. Every new day gifts us with the unique opportunity to be optimistic and grateful, something that none of us should ever take for granted. This season of hope brings along

XO PRIVATE, an interview by Yvan Vermeesch

The XO Private Founder, Yvan Vermeesch, sits down for the exclusive interview series with Elena Papanicolaou. Elena left behind a corporate career in the chemical sector, to unleash her passion and is now the proud Founder of Fly Me To The Moon. Fly Me To The Moon is a Greek DMC, specialising in meaningful luxury experiences


Dear Traveler, Καλό μήνα! As we welcome August, one of the hottest months of the year, we are always inspired to bring you refreshing content for every season. Greece is a country which is also celebrated for its plethora of outdoor activities - regardless the time of year, there is plenty of choice for all


Dear Traveler, At Fly Me To The Moon we are committed to brining you the most inspiring and rewarding experiences.   We believe that now more than ever it is important to connect with nature, to reflect, slow down and to appreciate the beautiful world around us.  Greece offers endless possibilities, to do that and

Greek Christmas Traditions – a Unique Celebration of the Holidays

Greece has some unique holiday traditions that set the celebration of Christmas and New Year’s in Greece apart. Here are some of the things that make the Greek holiday season special. The Christmas Boat, Tree, and Nativity Scene Of course, the traditional Christmas Tree is as beloved a decorative symbol of the season as it

Some of our favorite mountain and coastal villages in Greece

Much of the true soul of Greece resides in its traditional villages. In traveling through Greece, we can see the tremendous diversity of personality and style reflected in villages of unique character, each reflective of a different aspect of Greece. Be they in the rugged mountains or along the pristine coastlines, these are among our

Mountain tops and coastal saints: St. Nicolas and Prophet Elias

One of the greatest glories of Greece is the wealth of beautiful Orthodox churches of every description. Not only do they fill the cities and villages, but you will find them in the most rugged and remote locations all throughout the mainland of the country and the islands. On the highest peaks and in the