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    Honey in Greece

    Honey is one of the most venerated food products in the world, prized since ancient times in various cultures - Greece, of course, chief among them. The role honey has played in the history and lore of mankind transcends mere sweetness and joy. Honey’s antiseptic and antibacterial properties elevated it beyond a sweetener. It was

    The Greek Sun

    The brilliant light of Greece is famous the world over. Seeing the great ancient monuments bathed in sweet bright light, it seems almost as though the country has a special relationship with the sun. Some places in Greece - Rhodes for example - are basking in the sunlight 300 days per year. And Athens is

    The Full Moon of August – A Night of Celebration and Culture

    The rising of a full moon over the Greek horizon is a sight to behold, whether you are at the sea or in the ancient urban metropolis. The ancient Greeks thought so too, associating the moon with a beloved Goddess - Selene. In fact, even today in Greece the moon is poetically sometimes called Selini,

    Athens in July – Open-Air Events and Outings

    The Summer Cultural Season in Athens provides a unique opportunity to enjoy both some exciting events as well as the beauty of a warm Mediterranean evening.  The Athens Open Air Film Festival The Athens open-air film festival is the perfect example of this uniquely Greek union of culture, nature, and art. The festival builds on

    Kalamata International Dance Festival 2020

    The Kalamata International Dance Festival has been one of the Peloponnese’s premier cultural institutions for a quarter of a century. The festival is the key event of the Kalamata dance center, founded in 1995. It brings together both famous international figures in the world of contemporary dance, while also promoting Greek creativity. In addition to

    A Hiking Holiday Along the Nestos-Rodopi Trail

    In the richly verdant countryside of Northern Greece, there is a fantastic hiking trail that brings you in touch with the heritage of the region. The scenery takes you through the Rhodope mountains and along the straits of Nestos, some of the most inspiring scenery in Northern Greece. Moreover, hikers will be following historic paths,

    A Hiking Holiday along the Menalon Trail

    A hiking holiday in Greece can be stimulating and restorative. Sometime communing with nature - alone, as a couple, or with friends or family - is the ideal combination of activity and solitude. It’s also a wonderful way to experience Greece. Greece’s glorious landscape is particularly rewarding to hikers. There are great stretches of completely

    FLY ME TO THE MOON NEWSLETTER VOLUME 51

    Dear Traveler, I truly hope that you are well and in good spirit. As Greece slowly but steadily begins to ease its restrictions to travelers, we feel the sense of excitement and new possibilities. Waking up from hibernation, or as a butterfly that spreads its beautiful wings for the first time. There is hope and the

    Elena Papanicolaou Talks Fly Me to The Moon’s Bespoke Travel Offers To Greece

    LIFESTYLE Specialising in bespoke travel design, with both a private and corporate client-database, Fly Me to The Moon provides unparalleled attention to detail and a personalised approach to each endeavour. May 21, 2020 | By Julia Roxan

    Greek Traditional Dances

    One of the many wonderful things about Greece is the strong role that traditional culture continues to play in modern life. You’ll see this at any festive gathering of Greeks abroad, and celebrations in Greece. Weddings, saints’ days, Baptism parties, or any time the mood strikes - these are all occasions for celebrating life through