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The Mighty Mountains of Greece

Greece is a surprisingly mountainous country. While some of the mountains are world-famous, especially Olympus, home of the ancient gods, others are a wonderful surprise for the visitor. Let’s visit four of our favorites: Mt. Olympus - Thessaly Mt Olympus, at 2,917 meters, is Greece’s tallest mountain. It is also a towering cultural presence, the

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.

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

Slow Cruising Along the East Coast of the Peloponnese 

Just south of Athens is one of the Mediterranean’s premier sailing destinations - the eastern shores of the Peloponnese and the Saronic Gulf. It makes a fascinating route to explore by boat; culture and beauty will vie for your attention, unless the endless blue of the Aegean and the skies above capture you entirely.  The

Kastellorizo – A Dreamy Destination in the Eastern Dodecanese

Proud, remote Kastellorizo, the smallest of the Dodecanese, is - together with its surrounding islets, the easternmost inhabited frontier of the Greek Aegean, lying less than three kilometers from the shores of Asia Minor. Rich in culture, history, and beauty, it is a marvelous destination.  Ancient Megisti It wasn’t always called Kastellorizo; in fact, Megisti

Chalki – The Authentic Dodecanese Experience

Many visitors to Greece, particularly first-time visitors - are lured by the magnetic pull of the most famous of the islands, like Santorini, Mykonos, and, in the Dodecanese, Rhodes. The hype is completely justified - these blockbuster islands truly deliver. But with so many other visitors circulating, the low-key, authentic charms of Greek Island life

The Ionian – a Dream Destination for Culture and Beauty

The Ionian Sea, bathing the western coast of Greece, is one of the finest destinations of all the Mediterranean, uniting pristine waters with lush green islands, high culture and low-key authentic island lifestyle, beautiful beaches and top cuisine. Here’s a closer look at this fabulous region of Greece. The Ionian Sea in Mythology The Ionian

The Aegean – History, Myth, and a Glorious Present

Nothing conjures the eternal soul of Greece like the Aegean, the sea to the east of mainland Greece, where most of the famous islands are located. Sailing the Aegean is one of the most cherished items on the wish list of many, and the shores of the Aegean are dotted with remarkable monuments. The Aegean

Giving Back:Conscientiousness and Travel in Greece

What travelers usually treasure the most from their visits to Greece - as dazzling as the Aegean and inspiring as the antiquities may be - so very often ends up being the people and culture that they encounter. At the heart of that culture is generosity.  As a boutique travel designer specializing in custom experiences

Giving Back: Awareness-Based Greek Travel and Organisations Making a Positive Impact

Travel in Greece is so conducive to inspiring mindfulness. Here, in the pristine landscapes, engaging with the warmth and genuineness of the Mediterranean character, one feels a renewed sense of connection - with others, with the earth, with the flora and fauna. It engenders both a sense of spiritual well-being, and a desire to connect