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  • Paxoi: Tall, noble olive trees in shimmering olive groves reaching out to where the sea kisses the sand. Crisp, Crystal-clear, turquoise waters, aging windmills and Italian finesse. Paxoi, boasting 64 country churches and spectacular geological formations on its west coasts, is definitely a top pick this summer. Gaios Gaios, the lively little port/capital of Paxoi, […]

  • The revival of ancient drama – beginning in 1955 with the establishment of the Epidaurus Festival – was a milestone for modern theater. But for the history of global culture, the real miracle took place centuries before. It all seems to have started during the mid-6th century B.C., when in the middle of a dithyramb […]

  • Samos is an island ruled by legend and beauty. It is the island of the father of mathematics, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. It is the home of Hera and the land that hosted Herodotus and Aesop. An important center of trade in the Aegean and a major naval force in antiquity, […]

  • Just one visit to Tilos is not enough to truly experience its multifaceted nature: rich flora, traditional settlements, nature-loving activities, Medieval castles and protected natural reserves are certain to keep you coming back, again and again, to this island that’s full of surprises. Sightseeing Tilos  has three traditional settlements, Megalo Chorio, Livadia and the small […]

Touring in Greece

A Greek Argosy

The Country’s island, greek argosy, from the rising star of Santorini to the mythical Crete, make for gorgeous getaways. There’s only one country in Europe […]

Activities in Greece

Dafnoula, the laurel crown of Andritsaina

Set between two raging streams, Kelado and Nalifo, choked with bulrushes, pine trees and sweet bays, the township of Dafnoula (little sweet bay) took root […]

Spetses Mini Marathon

Food and Drink in Greece

Thessaloniki, The Modiano Market

The place where everything comes together – the city’s stomach, so to speak – is none other than Thessaloniki’s marketplaces, Kapani and Modiano. They are […]

cocktail bar «Beez» in Folegandros

Hotels in Greece

Elaia villas in Samos

Famous for its sweet local wine, Samos is also historically significant. It was the legendary birthplace of Hera, and the sprawling ruins of her ancient […]

Elia Village in Meganisi

HarvestMoon apartments in Kefalonia

Holidays in Greece

Paxoi: A bite of paradise

Paxoi: Tall, noble olive trees in shimmering olive groves reaching out to where the sea kisses the sand. Crisp, Crystal-clear, turquoise waters, aging windmills and […]

Samos

Tilos

City break in Greece

Athens city of antiquity

To visit Athens is to discover the roots of Western civilization, for it is here that the concepts of democracy, drama, philosophy and scientific investigation […]

Kavala for a weekend getaway

Nafplion

Culture in Greece

Epidaurus: Keeps you coming back, again and again

The revival of ancient drama – beginning in 1955 with the establishment of the Epidaurus Festival – was a milestone for modern theater. But for […]

60 years Athens and Epidaurus Festival

Travel guides

Advice for safe and smart travel in the EU

If you are holidaying in another EU country this summer, here are some tips for a hassle-free trip. While travelling in Europe has never been […]

Plaka city walk

Air travel and pregnancy

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The place where everything comes together – the city’s stomach, so to speak – is none other than Thessaloniki’s marketplaces, Kapani and Modiano. They are perhaps the western most bazaars of the East. The Modiano Market in particulary, which for years served as the central marketplace to Greece’s second city, has much to tell us… A Jew from Thessaloniki named Giako Modiano began construction on this historic building in 1922. […]

Perfect beaches near Athens where many people like to swim include: Agia Marina: A small, little known sandy beach, ideal for short breaks. 34th km Athens – Sounio Road, Koropi, under the church of Santa Marina. Porto Germeno: A majestic cove with crystal blue waters and picturesque tavernas. 30 km frpm the Elefsina exit of the Attica tollway. Pasa Limani Poseidonia: A tranquil, heavenly beach. 72nd km Sounio- Avenue Road, […]

Battered by severe winds and imprisoned by huge turquoise waves, isolated Kasos looks like the Greece that time forgot. Most of its visitors are seabirds; 90% of the human returnees are Kasiots on fleeting visits, having left in droves years ago to seek employment. Few foreigners actively visit and most arrive by duress (yachties forced to moor due to inclement weather). But venture here and you’ll discover a tumbledown charm […]

The rugged island of Karpathos celebrated for its wild mountains and gas-blue coves, faintly resembles a woman being buffeted by the wind. Given its generous size and low – density population, as you wander its beaches and explore its mountain villages, it’s easy to feel as if you have the place to yourself Karpathos is situated in the most south part of Dodecanese complex, between Crete and Rhodes, and is […]

The Athens and Epidaurus festival is celebrating 60 years with an impressive programme. As a living entity  continues to be active with important foreign invitees as well as Greek productions by established and younger artists. 01-04/6/2015 Theatre Dimitris Mavrikos – Pope Joan The director Dimitris Mavrikos is opening this season’s Festival by completing last year’s performance in progress of his play based on the novel Pope Joan (1866) by Em. […]

The Country’s island, greek argosy, from the rising star of Santorini to the mythical Crete, make for gorgeous getaways. There’s only one country in Europe where islands are a really important part of the national geography, and even more, a crucial part of the national psyche, and that’s Greece. In fact, the country’s territorial waters, which contain all of its 6,000 –plus islands, cover a bigger  area than the Greek […]