Dakos: A Cretan Delicacy

Everybody loves tasting local recipes when visiting a new town or city, especially if this place is famous for its delicious cuisine. Well, Crete is considered an idyllic island not only because of its beautiful landscape and beaches, but also for its mediterranean gastronomy. Among the gorgeous dishes of Cretan Cuisine, Dakos constitutes one of [...]

Edessa, Wasserfälle.

Discover Edessa

Greece is not only about islands; its mainland can also offer invaluable experiences to those who visit it. Edessa, the city of water, is located near to Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki, in central Macedonia. Edessa is mostly known for its stunning rivers and waterfalls. Its name, which is of Phrygian origin, literally means “tower/city [...]


Greek yogurt: when nutrition and joy combine

The consumption of greek yogurt has progressively evolved into a major trend worldwide, resulting into the increasing demand for the product which is currently being exported in hundreds of countries all over the world. But what is this whole fuzz about? Keep reading to see for yourself why you should definitely incorporate this phenomenal superfood [...]


Mount Olympus: Where the Greek Gods Live

Being the largest mountain in Greece and the second highest in the Balkans, Mount Olympus understandably created awe to the ancient Greeks that believed that that was the place where their gods lived.The origin of its name is disputable since there are plenty of theories surrounding it. The most prominent is that “Olympus” meant sky. [...]


Komboloi, the favorite stress reliever in Greece

Komboloi: The favorite stress reliever, pastime and amulet in the Greek and Cypriot Culture. Komboloi, just a simple string of worry beads one falling on the other on the string as the player manipulates it with his/her hands but with a big tradition. (Photo from www.tokompoloi52.com) The etymology of the komboloi has two main versions. [...]


Marine animals in Greece

Greece is famous for its beautiful beaches and amazing coasts all over the world. Various mammals reside in the clean, blue waters of the Greek Sea, some of which are on the verge of extinction. The endangered marine life of Greece is protected by some non-governmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund (WWF), GreenPeace and [...]


Leros: a treasure of the Dodecanese

Leros is one of the loveliest islands of the Dodecanese island complex, in the southern Aegean Sea. The municipality of Leros numbers few islets, most of which are uninhabited. It is also called the island of Artemis (the goddess of hunting) and probably, there was a temple dedicated to her. Leros played such an important [...]


The magnificent beaches of Karpathos

Karpathos is the second largest island in the complex of Dodecanese, full of contrast in it’s beauty. The bigest part of the island has mountains except the south part wich is full of canyons and valleys. The island is also consisted with a lot of forests and amazing beaches. Some of the most popular beaches [...]


Rebetiko & Feasts in Greece

Rebetiko or rebetika in plural is the type of music that has marked the history of the Greek folk since ages. The exact origins of the word rebetis where rebetiko derives from, are obscure and nobody has exactly agreed on what the etymology might be but some definitions suggest that it comes from the Greek-latin [...]

monemvasia in peloponnese

Peloponnese: rediscovering Greece

It was an unexpected -yet delightful- surprise to learn that the famous travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet, chose to name the region of Peloponnese as the Top destination in Europe for 2016. This special honor is a perfect opportunity to reconsider Greece as a solely island destination – and to help you, we have gathered [...]