At Sea Level: Sailing the Dodecanese

GREECE is Dodecanese   Cruising around the Dodecanese on a sailboat brings about a shift in perspective, revealing – both literally and figuratively – new viewpoints. By Heinrich Hall | August 15th, 2018 Imagine waking up in the early morning, your bed gently rocking from side to side in a soothing, rhythmic way reminiscent of the respiration of some […]

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Two Days in Rhodes’ Old Town and Lindos

GREECE is RHODES     Why I visited the Dodecanese’s largest island in the low season Omaira Gill | April 13th, 2016 A hotspot for visitors from the world over, Rhodes is overrun in the high season, when it’s hot, crowded and uncomfortable as people try to bank a bit of sunshine and hurry their way through the island’s fascinating history. […]

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In Greece, There Is Always a Church Near You

GREECE IS EDITOR’S PICK   Official figures point to a total of 9,792 parish and monastery churches, many of the World Heritage sites. Apostolos Lakasas | January 12th, 2017 In Greece, evidence of Orthodoxy Christianity, whose roots are intertwined with those of the nation, is everywhere: Countless churches, chapels and shrines, in squares, on mountain tops, in caves, […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Ios

GREECE IS AEGEAN ISLANDS   Nightlife, history and delicious local food are all on offer on this Cycladic island. Eleftheria Alavanou | August 12th, 2016 A fiery island famous for its parties and overflowing with people, loud music and bars, Ios (or Nios) also has long, sandy beaches, countless beautiful churches and gastronomic delights such as watermelon pie with honey and spicy skotyri with pepper […]

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Paros, the Go-To Greek Island

GREECE IS AEGEAN ISLANDS This popular Cycladic island boasts great beaches, unpretentious villages and a vibrant cosmopolitan scene as well Vassiliki Kerasta | January 12th, 2017 Perennially hospitable, Paros, one of the more seasoned Cycladic islands with an extensive tourism past, is also multifaceted in a fascinating way. The island’s tourism product is highly developed in Parikia, the island’s capital and […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Kefalonia

GREECE IS IONIAN ISLANDS   Visitors to Kefalonia will find themselves spoilt for choice thanks to the unique biodiversity, exquisite beaches and nightlife. Greece Is | July 7th, 2016 Kefalonia, the largest island in the Ionian Sea, is famously known as the location of the movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”. The pull, however, is deeper and more visceral than Hollywood’s […]

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The Best Beaches on Mykonos

GREECE IS MYKONOS   Τhe ultimate Mykonos “beach menu” has something for everyone, regardless of taste, budget or mood. +Rika Z. Vayianni | July 28th, 2016 SOUTH AGHIOS IOANNIS Beautiful and family-friendly. All-day, excellent accommodation and dining facilities. Bonus: the chance to swim in the gold and purple colors of the evening, watching a spectacular free show as the […]

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Mines, Catacombs and Glorious Beaches: A Guide to Milos

GREECE IS AEGEAN ISLANDS   This island, sculpted by volcanic eruptions and time, remains relatively untouched by mass tourism. Maria Korachai | July 18th, 2018 On Milos you spend your day like a pirate, moving from cove to cove, and later climb into bed feeling deeply satisfied. The island has only a few bars, and nobody minds. […]

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9 Things That Make Halkidiki an Incredible Destination

GREECE IS HALKIDIKI Located a mere 1.5 hour drive from the city of Thessaloniki, the region of Halkidiki offers everything you could want from a Greek holiday and more! Eleftheria Alavanou | June 12th, 2017 1. SWIMMING OFF THE MIDDLE ‘FINGER’ Sithonia, the second peninsula of Halkidiki is renowned for its wonderful beaches, such as Kavourotripes where a pine-fringed […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Ios

GREECE IS AEGEAN iSLANDS   Nightlife, history and delicious local food are all on offer on this Cycladic island. Eleftheria Alavanou | August 12th, 2016 A fiery island famous for its parties and overflowing with people, loud music and bars, Ios (or Nios) also has long, sandy beaches, countless beautiful churches and gastronomic delights such as watermelon pie with honey and spicy skotyri with pepper […]

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