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
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
The Greeks have always been adventurous people. Since ancient times, Greece has spread its culture through emigration. There have been famous Greek colonies throughout the region. In the west, there is southern Italy, where even today there are villages in Calabria where a Greek dialect is spoken by the locals. To the south, Alexandria in
Dear Traveler, «Καλό μήνα» (Kalo Mina). Let’s welcome November, a month filled with gratitude and beautiful moments. The crowds in Greece have thinned out, the sun is shining and the air is crisp. Fall is a wonderful time to explore the unexplored Greece, as every season brings unique happenings. In our “Out of the box
One of the proudest National Holidays of Greece has an unusual name. It usually goes by that date, but it is also called “Ochi” day - “No.” The history of October 28th and the celebrations surrounding the holiday offer a precious glimpse into the Greek soul. Greek culture is famous worldwide for its hospitality, for
This is a wonderful season for hikers. The famously balmy temperatures of Crete are tempered with invigorating crispness. And the crowds of the high season have thinned out. This is the time to really get to know the Cretans, and the delights of their landscape. When people think of the Greek Islands, including Crete, it
The Annual Athens Democracy Forum is an exciting event - through engaging panels and discourse, the forum seeks to examine ways to strengthen democracy and to assess the challenges it faces in an era of global change. Perhaps the most interesting feature of the Athens Democracy Forum of 2019 is the Spirituality and Democracy Weekend.
Dear Traveler, As the season changes and we welcome new chapters in our life, it is time for new experiences and adventures! This is where we come in, to inspire you with our stories and to pave a way for new, exciting and rewarding travel experiences. In our “New Season Welcomes Glorious Experiences” issue we