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
Dear Traveler, Let’s welcome September and embrace the closing of one season and celebrate the opening of another one. But the warm days of summer do not have to end here as there are still plenty of reasons to visit Greece. Every month of the year holds its own unique offerings and September is no
The second Andros on Foot festival will take place in October. It’s the perfect occasion, and the ideal season, to explore this fantastic island. Exploring Andros Routes: 5-20 October 2019 Getting to Know Andros This northernmost island of the Cyclades, and the second largest (behind Naxos), has a discreetly aristocratic atmosphere. This is thanks to
Solo travel is wonderful and deeply rewarding- well worth experiencing. It provides a unique opportunity to reconnect with oneself, away from the obligations and associations of daily life. It can be an almost meditative experience. But it need not be a lonely experience- if you are feeling sociable, solo travel is an excellent way to
Athens is fantastic in September. The beautiful capital has the sweet sunshine of summer, combined with the energy and excitement of fall. It’s the ideal time to visit. As the warm weather lingers, the cultural scene is in full swing, with all kinds of exciting exhibitions and events. A Taste of Athens: A Gastronomic