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Tag: Spetses

Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Tony Kariotis In the first half of 2020, many European countries closed their borders and imposed strict travel restrictions. But as the number of cases started to decline, countries began reopening for…

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…

Exploring Poros, the Saronic Gulf’s hidden secret 3

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…

My Greek Odyssey set to air this month in Australia   9

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…

Five ways to experience Athens like a local 11

Five ways to experience Athens like a local

A city that is ever-evolving, Athens has no shortage of places to explore. Once you’ve walked the ancient ruins of the Acropolis, shopped at Plaka and sipped cocktails down at the Athens…

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…

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…

Clean Islands project Greece

“Clean Islands” project launches in Greece

The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) representatives and Aegean Rebreath divers held a clean-up operation on the island of Naxos. HELMEPA and the non-profit organisation Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands”…

Spetses – the intoxicating island of spices 16

Spetses – the intoxicating island of spices

By Gina Lionatos Synonymous with European aristocrats, Greek tastemakers and shipping tycoons, the island of Spetses is an easy and scenic trip, under 2 hours by hydrofoil from the Athenian port of…

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