Tag: Hydra

Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands 1

Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands

Musician Leonard Cohen and many other celebrities have fallen head over heels for captivating Hydra, known widely as one of the most captivating islands of Greece.

Bouboulina

On this day in 1825, Laskarina Bouboulina passes away

Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) was a Greek revolutionary and naval commander. An Arvanite Greek born in a Constantinople prison, Bouboulina was the daughter of a ship captain from the island of Hydra. When…

Tonia Sotiropoulou

Meet Tonia Sotiropoulou, the first Greek Bond girl

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a Greek model and actress, notable for her role as James Bond’s lover in the film Skyfall (2012). She also played a vixen in Hercules (2014), and featured in…

ATHENS ART SCENE

Sozita Goudouna: What the Greek Art Scene Needs Now

Sozita Goudouna is an exemplary art curator whose long, multifaceted and multi-textural experience in the Greek and foreign art world creates ripples wherever she moves. Now in New York and Head of…

Exploring Poros, the Saronic Gulf’s hidden secret 2

Exploring Poros, the Saronic Gulf’s hidden secret

There is an island in the Saronic Gulf, which is somehow misunderstood. Hydra and Spetses are the most popular, whilst Poros quietly lies near them, remaining real, authentic, simple and not willing…

U2’s lead singer Bono visits Greek island of Hydra 8

U2’s lead singer Bono visits Greek island of Hydra

U2’s famous lead singer Bono is currently visiting the Greek island of Hydra, posting photos on his social media pages. The Irish superstar is accompanied by his wife Ali, his children and…

My Greek Odyssey set to air this month in Australia   11

My Greek Odyssey set to air this month in Australia  

Be prepared to be wowed by the beauty, uniqueness and sheer splendor of Greece when new TV series, My Greek Odyssey, commences on Sunday, March 24, screening across Australia on Channel 7…

Aegina

Aegina, the closest and most charming island from Athens

Looking for a weekend getaway or a day-trip from Athens? Aegina is the closest island to Greece’s capital city and although it’s tiny, it’s packed with ancient sites, gorgeous beaches, delicious local…

Lights back on in Hydra as power is fully restored 14

Lights back on in Hydra as power is fully restored

A power outage that left locals and tourists on the island of Hydra, a popular summer destination without electricity and water for over 24 hours has been restored, the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network…

Spetses

C’est Chic, C’est Greek, Glamorous islands of the Aegean

Whether you’re seeking all-out glitz and glamour or the delicate delights of old-fashioned elegance, these three Greek islands present a very different version of how you can holiday in covetable style. Mykonos…

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Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands

How does a trip to one of Greece’s most beautiful islands only an hour from Athens, sound to you? Hydra is a perfect escape from the city, making it an ideal day…