Peloponnese tops @ The European destinations you need to see in 2016 by lonelyplanet.com
May28

Peloponnese tops @ The European destinations you need to see in 2016 by lonelyplanet.com

1. The Peloponnese, Greece Travellers to Greece tend to flock to the myriad islands or marvel at the iconic Acropolis, but one of the country’s most diverse, vibrant regions is often forgotten: the Peloponnese. It remains an affordable enclave of magnificent ancient sights like Olympia, Mycenae and Mystras, which are scattered across a rich landscape of stone villages, teal seas and snow-capped mountains. 2016 brings the chance to...

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Athens – the cradle of the European civilization
May24

Athens – the cradle of the European civilization

Athens is a city with many faces, a city with a difficult but amazing fate. The cradle of the European civilization, the clear evidence of human genius…You should see the city with your own eyes to feel all its power. Athens combines the audacity of youth and the greatness of antiquity. There’s the spirit of history in the air. There’s the freedom that cannot be stifled. There’s the wind that hums a carefree song of eternity amidst...

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His Majesty Crete
May17

His Majesty Crete

Huge, ancient, proud, surprising. The cradle of Zeus. The largest island of Greece. His Majesty Crete. It is home to the most temperamental Greeks and boasts a great variety of beaches and hotels. The richness and depth of its history hypnotize visitors no less than the beauty of countless bays, ancient fortresses and narrow streets. 1:25 Heraklion 2:30 Knossos 3:29 Traditional winery 4:37 hotels of Crete 5:37 Rethymno 5:47 Finikas...

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Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown @ Naxos
May13

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown @ Naxos

On “Parts Unknown,” Anthony Bourdain journeys to the Greek island of Naxos, where he gets more than a taste of the Greek good life. (CNN)Some places are better than others at fulfilling the powerful human desire to live well. The Greek island of Naxos delivers. The largest and lushest of the otherwise rocky Cyclades, Naxos is sometimes referred to as the “green leaf” of the Aegean Sea. Its diverse natural...

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Coriere della serra: 15 Greek beaches you must visit (photos)
May08

Coriere della serra: 15 Greek beaches you must visit (photos)

The Italian newspaper Coriere della serra delirious with 15 Greek beaches! See which heavenly waters charmed the Italians! Turquoise waters and white sand. Steep cliffs and rocks over your head. Black and red pebbles, dense vegetation and pine trees complete the scene. There are many and quite adorable the Greek beaches. Each one has its own particularity» reports the Italian newspaper and calls its readers to make a trip and visit...

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Freerunning with DK @ Spinalonga
May06

Freerunning with DK @ Spinalonga

Freerunning with DK @ Spinalonga For Dimitris ‘DK’ Kyrsanidis it all began with a lost jacket. As a young boy, his passion was football and you could find him down at the football pitch every day – that is, until a group of guys were looking for a lost jacket. These guys were also ‘running and jumping around’ he remembered. “I helped them find their jacket, and when they asked how they could ‘repay’ me, I told them I...

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Aerial view of Acropolis & the Parthenon
May02

Aerial view of Acropolis & the Parthenon

Aerial view of Acropolis & the Parthenon by fabdrone, this is #Athens, passion for ☼ #Greece #Greece_Athens The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon....

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