THE BEST VALUE AND WARMEST GREEK ISLANDS IN MAY

THE BEST VALUE AND WARMEST GREEK ISLANDS IN MAY

PDF Button The weather in Greece in May can be a bit variable as the air temperatures start to warm up but water temperatures are still cool, so working out which are the best Greek Islands in May can be a challenge. There are some great places to visit particularly...
WHAT TO PACK FOR GREECE FOR MEN

WHAT TO PACK FOR GREECE FOR MEN

Packing for a trip to Greece is exciting but often also overwhelming, especially if it’s your first visit. Many people over-pack and then end up regretting the luggage they have to drag around especially when island hopping in Greece. If you are visiting between...
TOP THINGS TO DO IN LEFKADA ISLAND GREECE, AND MORE

TOP THINGS TO DO IN LEFKADA ISLAND GREECE, AND MORE

Lefkada is a very beautiful island in the Ionian Sea that is a hidden gem among the many spectacular Greek Islands. There are a lot of things to do in Lefkada and the beaches are some of the best in Europe but with no airport, it is often overlooked by its more famous...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SPETSES ISLAND, GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SPETSES ISLAND, GREECE

PDF Button The island of Spetses is in the Saronic group of islands, which are the closest to Athens. Tucked in around the Saronic Gulf to the southwest of the capital these islands have relatively good weather year-round and are protected from the famous Meltemi wind...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ARACHOVA GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ARACHOVA GREECE

Right next to the incredible ancient archaeological site of Delphi is the town of Arachova, a destination worth visiting on its own merits which is loaded with charm and culture. In winter it is also one of Greece’s premier ski resort towns. This Complete Guide...
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF SANTORINI ON A BUDGET

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF SANTORINI ON A BUDGET

Santorini is the most popular destination in Greece and one of the most iconic in the world. The famous caldera, cave houses, and sunset views are highly sought after for a reason and those premium vistas often come at premium prices. But it is possible to visit...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO TINOS ISLAND GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO TINOS ISLAND GREECE

Located in the northern Cyclades above Mykonos, Tinos Island is often overlooked by visitors who seek out the more familiar scenery in the southern islands. Home to over 8000 people Tinos is a medium-sized island – about the same in area as Paros, but is quite...
THINGS TO DO IN VOLOS, GREECE

THINGS TO DO IN VOLOS, GREECE

Volos is the capital of the Magnesia region of ancient Thessaly. This coastal city, tucked away on the coast of the Pagasetic Gulf, is Greece’s third largest port and features an industrial heritage to match. In 1955, an earthquake destroyed much of the city but today...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MONEMVASIA CASTLE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MONEMVASIA CASTLE

Monemvasia Castle is on what is often called the ‘Fortress Island’ in the western Peloponnese. It is the result of an earthquake in 375AD and its unique geography has made it a popular place to reside over the years from initial Byzantine occupation,...
VISIT ST PAULS BAY LINDOS, RHODES

VISIT ST PAULS BAY LINDOS, RHODES

If you are visiting Rhodes in Greece then a trip to Lindos is a must. This charming old town is wrapped around the ancient Acropolis of Rhodes and spills down to several excellent beaches including St Pauls Bay Lindos, one of the highlights of the entire Dodecannese....
WHICH ARE THE BEST GREEK ISLANDS IN OCTOBER TO VISIT?

WHICH ARE THE BEST GREEK ISLANDS IN OCTOBER TO VISIT?

The weather in Greece in October can be tricky as the temperatures cool and the wind is still an issue,and working out which are the best Greek Islands in October can be a challenge. There are, however, some places that are still great to visit particularly in the...
FERRY PORTS IN ATHENS

FERRY PORTS IN ATHENS

PDF Button Catching a Ferry in Greece is part of the whole Greek Island experience and can be very memorable. They are efficient, chaotic and fun all at the same time but they can also be overwhelming, especially Piraeus, which is the largest port in Europe....
THINGS TO DO IN AEGINA, WHERE TO STAY AND MORE

THINGS TO DO IN AEGINA, WHERE TO STAY AND MORE

PDF Button The island of Aegina is in the Saronic group of islands, which are the closest to Athens. Tucked in around the Saronic Gulf to the southwest of the capital these islands have relatively good weather year-round and are protected from the famous Meltemi wind...
AMAZING THESSALONIKI DAY TRIPS

AMAZING THESSALONIKI DAY TRIPS

Thessaloniki is a fascinating city and there is a lot to see and do there. Considered by many to be the ‘food capital’ of Greece it is a dream destination for foodies and history buffs and is incredibly affordable too. Add to that a huge array of amazing...
A COMPLETE ATHENS, SANTORINI AND PAROS ITINERARY

A COMPLETE ATHENS, SANTORINI AND PAROS ITINERARY

Athens Santorini and Paros are some of the most popular destinations in Greece. Their iconic landscapes and historic sites make them some of the most photographed places in the world. This Athens, Santorini and Paros itinerary ensures you make the absolute most out of...
HOW TO GET TO SKOPELOS

HOW TO GET TO SKOPELOS

Many people have Skopelos on their radar when visiting the Greek Islands and for good reason. The ‘Mama Mia’ island made so famous by the popular movie has a lot to offer and is hard to beat as a greek island destination. But working out how to get to...
VISIT DELPHI, GREECE – THE SACRED HOME OF THE ORACLE

VISIT DELPHI, GREECE – THE SACRED HOME OF THE ORACLE

Planning a trip to visit Delphi on your Greece vacation will be one of the highlights of your trip – guaranteed!This extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the most significant in the country and was once considered by the Ancient Greeks to be the...
PATMOS ISLAND – THINGS TO DO ON PATMOS AND MORE

PATMOS ISLAND – THINGS TO DO ON PATMOS AND MORE

The island of Patmos, in the Aegean Sea, is the third most populous island in the Greek Dodecanese Islands and it is believed to be where St.John wrote the Book of Revelations in The Bible. It is a pretty island with good beaches and a number of historical sites and...
VISIT IKARIA – THE ISLAND OF MODERN DAY IMMORTALS

VISIT IKARIA – THE ISLAND OF MODERN DAY IMMORTALS

PDF Button Thought to be the place where the hapless Ikarus fell to his death after his wax wings melted, if you visit Ikaria today you will meet some of the oldest people in the world. This Northern Aegean Island is a certified ‘Blue Zone’ and much...