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    The Corinthian raisin: the undiscovered Greek superfood

    The Corinthian raisin does not have a splashy reputation. Affordably priced and easily available, Corinthian raisins are not usually thought an exciting ingredient. And that is the key to its charm. This relatively humble food is in fact subtle, complex, and extremely delicious. It is also a nutritional powerhouse - an undiscovered Greek superfood.  The

    Ski and apres-ski – Kalavryta

    With countless magnificent beaches and an archaeological wealth that is second to none, it’s understandable that Greece does not automatically come to mind when you are considering a ski holiday destination. And yet, Greece is actually a prime ski destination, too: this magnificent destination unites excellent slopes and facilities of international standards with charms that

    FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – NEWSLETTER VOLUME 46

    Dear Traveler, Goodbyes are always bittersweet. As we say adieu to the last decade, we cannot but be grateful for all the wonderful lessons and accomplishments we have achieved as individuals, and as a team. Before we say goodbye to 2019, we bring you a few more inspirational travel posts — as we pride ourselves

    Fast forward – time to plan summer vacations -Yachting in the Ionian Sea

    The Ionian Islands are a very special part of Greece, with their own distinctive character. Full of hidden, jewel-green coves and secret beaches, and tiny uninhabited islands, the Ionian Islands and coast make the ideal destination for a yachting holiday. This is the perfect place to discover your own private Greece. What Makes the Ionian

    Gearing up to the Festive Season – Spotlight on Crete

    Crete is a wonderful island to visit in winter, and especially at Christmas. This is one of Greece’s most interesting all-season destinations. Crete has a strong culture, with its own cuisine, own music, and even its own style of traditional dress. It also has strong traditions. Some of them are old, and some of them

    YIA MAS – our favorite Greek drinks

    The traditional drinks of Greece are famous all over the world - Ouzo and Retsina particularly.  But how well known are they really? They feature exotic flavors less familiar outside the region, like the anise of ouzo. And resin - an extremely unusual flavor - gives retsina its characteristic crispness and mysterious pine-like essence. Each

    FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – NEWSLETTER VOLUME 45

    Dear Traveler, Let’s salute the last month of the year, a year that has been both rewarding and inspirational. As we reflect on the subjects we have touched upon on our blog in 2019, the stories told have been many and diverse. For our last newsletter of the year, we have decided to shine the

    Discovering the Mycenaean Trail

    Exploring the trail of the Mycenaeans is a fascinating way to discover in depth one of Greece’s most fascinating civilizations. It’s also a wonderful way to experience the beauty of some of Greece’s most stunning natural settings. The Mycenaeans - a Glorious Bronze Age Culture of Greece The Mycenaeans, who flourished during the last phase

    Greece’s Traditional Foods – History on a Plate

    Greece’s glorious cuisine is beloved throughout the world. Besides being so delicious, it is inventive, richly varied, and - above all - honest. Greek cuisine relies on the seasons and on the best local ingredients. It is a true expression of place and time, nature and season. Greek cuisine is also an expression of necessity

    How Greece became the word for Luxury Travel

    Imagine a private dinner on an islet in Caldera Bay facing Santorini on the porch of a luxury hideaway accompanied by the sounds of a live jazz band. Or staying in a minimal chic wine depo turned hotel overlooking the ocean in the Peloponnese? Perhaps you have fantasised staying in a five star hotel that looks out over one