It’s amazing that such diverse experiences on islands with such distinctive, authentic character are so close to Athens. A short ferry ride from Piraeus brings you to some of Greece’s most accessible island experiences- gorgeous beaches, lush nature, boutique hotels and luxury accommodations, in settings rich with history and culture.
Rhodes, fourth largest of Greece’s Islands, is one of the best known, and one of the first that attracted mass tourism. It’s full of major sites and large resorts, but one of the best ways to get the most out of this big island is to explore its quieter side: its wilder beaches and remote
Crete’s westernmost town is a great favorite with visitors. There are sights and activities enough to fill a checklist to be sure. This compact town packs a lot of atmosphere into its tangle of colorful Venetian alleys, shady hidden squares, and picturesque harbors filled with fishing boats. You’ll find more than enough enchantment just wandering,
The August Full Moon is celebrated in Greece as it is nowhere else. All throughout Greece, there is an air of anticipation, as people venture out into the heat of the night to enjoy very special activities, illuminated by a fat golden moon.
A celestial body of magic and mystery, the moon has fed the imaginations of poets, artists, and musicians. Maybe it’s the subconscious connection with the amorous ancient Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, or the moon’s association with fertility. It could also be her ever changing nature that captures our attention. Her light illuminates our
The magic of the moon is nowhere more captivating than it is in Greece. Throughout the eras, the moon has been attributed to having a profound influence on the human psyche. As in other cultures, both the areas of romantic love and of sanity are thought particularly prone to the moon’s influence. As in other
July’s total lunar eclipse, also referred to as the Blood Moon, was the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century. In light of this spectacular and rare phenomenon that we were lucky enough to bear witness to, we contemplate the prowess of this celestial satellite that has been orbiting our Earth, guiding mankind each and
Chalkidiki is known by sophisticated and cultured travelers for its luxury Sani resort, on the Kassandra Peninsula. It’s not just the elegant facilities and the natural setting — a great beach and the refreshing scent of pines — but the special events that draw visitors to the resort.
One of the 20 most important festivals for animation globally and Greece’s largest, the Anima Syros Festival has been drawing a creative international community of animators to the elegant neoclassical town of Hermoupolis (“City of Hermes”), Syros since 2008.