FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – Newsletter Volume 71

    Dear Traveler, As we enter spring, we celebrate a time of rebirth and revival, which is a gateway to new possibilities. Almost every culture has its own unique ritual to celebrate the promise and fertility of spring. Ancient Greeks had their own secret religious rites which were performed for the cult of Demeter and Persephone

    Greek Boats: The History of Greece’s Seafaring Heritage

    Greece’s rich seafaring heritage is second to none. Ships have been an essential component of the identity and history of Greece since the Age of Myths. Helen of Troy, for instance, is referred to as having a “face that launched 1000 ships” in reference to the Trojan war. But it is not just in war

    The Windmills of the Aegean Islands

    The Greek Islands are famous for many reasons, but two characteristics stand out in particular- the purity of the beautiful vernacular architecture in pristine white against the clear blue Aegean skies, and the brisk and cleansing winds that sweep over the islands. Our story today is a little about both. The Meltemi The winds of

    FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – Newsletter Volume 70

    Dear Traveler, As we slowly move into February, a month dedicated to celebrating love, we are inspired to share our greatest love and adoration for our home country, Greece.   Apart from being a wonderful destination for beach holidays, Greece is in fact a haven for culture lovers.   In fact, culture is the soul of almost every

    The Art of Stone Crafting in Greece

    While Greece is perhaps more famous for its endless coastlines and glorious islands, this Mediterranean country is also a fantastic mountainous destination. It is, for the most part, in the interior of the country that one finds the best examples of traditional stone crafting. In many cases, this excellent stone work is a defining feature

    10 Little Known Museums in Greece Worth Visiting

    Greece is a prime destination for lovers of culture. But besides the beauty of the sites of classical Greece, and the major museums like the National Archeological Museum and the Acropolis Museum, there are many niche museums that make fascinating culture destinations. Greece’s excellent craftsmanship, agricultural and culinary traditions, and technology are the inspiration for

    FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL Newsletter Volume 69

    Dear Traveler,  Cheers to a New Year, new memories and new beginnings.Here’s our heartfelt wish for you…   May 2022 bless you with meaningful and mind-opening experiences  May it be a year filled with empathy, authenticity and creativity  May your lives be filled with variety and pure joy   May your travels take you on beautiful

    Regional Celebrations: Unique Customs of Christmas and New Years in Greece

    The holiday celebrations in Greece are as splendid and varied as the Greek experience overall. This devout land, rich in traditions, marks the Christmas, New Years, and Epiphany season in unique and beautiful ways, with individual regional customs that recognize the local topography, gastronomy, musical traditions, and cultural heritage. Here are some of the most

    Greek Winter Escapes – Thematic City Breaks

    Winter is a fantastic time to get back in touch with culture. Greece’s cities are at their best in this almost always sunny - but not very hot - season, with cultural events and festivals, new exhibitions, and a host of other delights. Here are some of the nicest ways to enjoy an urban holiday,

    Reasons to Escape to Greece in the Autumn: Gastronomical traditions

    The harvest season in Greece is truly a magical time to visit the country. The Mediterranean is slow to grow cold - there are plenty of sunny afternoons for lunching al fresco in short sleeves, and maybe even slipping in a late season swim or two. It’s also an enormously busy and festive season. The