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Zagori Lakes of Drakolimni

Discovering Zagori: a mountainous expanse of stunning beauty

Greece is a world of hidden gems, one of which is Zagori – a mountainous expanse of stunning beauty in the Pindus mountain range and a must see destination for lovers of nature, trekking and authentic Greek culture.

Athens named Europe’s second ‘Best Destination for 2020’ 1

Athens named Europe’s second ‘Best Destination for 2020’

Athens has been voted the number two European destination for 2020 from 20 “must-see locations” that made the finalists’ list of contenders for the prestigious title organised by European Best Destinations. More than…

old town of Chania

Strolling around the stunning old city of Chania

Every time I walk through the stunning streets in the old town of Chania, I feel as though I’m in a time capsule that has been touched by Greeks, Venetians, Turks, Jews,…

THESSALONIKI ARISTOTELOUS SQUARE

10 reasons to visit Greece during winter

Greece is among the top summer destinations worldwide, but you may be surprised to learn that it’s also a great winter holiday spot. Keep reading to find out ten reasons why visiting…

Aegean announces 11 new international destinations for 2020 2

Aegean announces 11 new international destinations for 2020

Greece’s leading airline carrier Aegean has announced the addition of 11 new international destinations to its 2020 schedule from Greece. According to the announcement, the airline will increase the number of available seats by 1.5 million, totalling 19.2…

Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece 8

Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece

Although I wasn’t even born then, I imagine that 50s/60s Greek islands looked pretty much as Alonissos does today. The pine-clad and serene island with each beach very different from the other…

Xylokastro, an ideal destination all-year-round 16

Xylokastro, an ideal destination all-year-round

One of the reasons I love my homeland, Greece, is because of its endless choices of getaways; from seaside towns to mountainous escapes, this country has so much to offer. And what’s…

Secret ‘rooftop beach’ opens in the heart of Athens 27

Secret ‘rooftop beach’ opens in the heart of Athens

Located in the heart of Athens and screaming ‘Greek Summer’ the new Mavili Beach at “Alexandros” hotel has taken an innovative leap to heighten the hospitality experience for locals and visitors, turning…

Exploring Poros, the Saronic Gulf’s hidden secret 32

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…

Greece's Top 10 Family Holiday Hotspots 38

Greece’s Top 10 Family Holiday Hotspots

Anywhere you visit in Greece – mainland and islands both – there are incredible places to enjoy with your family, offering you all you may need – tranquility, a hefty handful of…

Pyrgos, the most picturesque village of Santorini 49

Pyrgos, the most picturesque village of Santorini

Santorini is my favorite island. I have been there three times, but all of them over a decade ago. Last year I felt that I had missed the magic breeze and the…

Why there is nothing like a Greek Summer 62

Why there is nothing like a Greek Summer

Greece over Summer is pure magic and for anyone lucky enough to have experienced some time here over the months of June, July and August would surely agree that every day in…

Aegean named Best Regional Airline in Europe for 2019 82

Aegean named Best Regional Airline in Europe for 2019

Greece’s leading airline carrier AEGEAN has once again been named “Best Regional Airline in Europe” for 2019 at the Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines, recently released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor. AEGEAN was also named Best…

Aegina, Athenians all year round go-to destination 84

Aegina, Athenians all year round go-to destination

We all know Aegina, the beautiful island of the Saronic Gulf. Some of us because of the famous pistachio, but most of us because it is always there. It’s there in the…