The lemon is the basic ingredient for most of our food, and there is hardly any kitchen in Greece in which you will not find this beautiful fruit. Read more
Santorini and especially Oia is one of the most popular wedding destinations not only in Greece but worldwide. Why so many couples from all over the world choose Santorini for their destination wedding? What makes this location so popular? The answer is simple… Santorini is not just an Island, its something more than this… Is an experience. Read more
I’ve been in Greece many times since many years, climbing around Athens, Peloponnesus and Crete. I can tell you that it will be in the next year the place in Europe to climb! You can easily spend 3 weeks there for climbing and visiting (archeological sites and seaside). In Greece there are more than 3000 routes, the rock is incredibly high quality and not polished generally. Here you can also climb all-year around and it is easy and cheap to reach. Read more
The 40 day fasting period is over and judging by the activity in the kitchen, the Odyssey is pulling out all the stops to prepare as much delicious food as is possible to eat. Katerina: “The church might play the most important role during Easter, but the second most important thing is the food of every home and taverna.”
It is said that if you want to see the best sunset, the island of Santorini is the place to go. From the beautiful cliff-top village of Oia with the white washed houses, the windmills and little churches with the blue domes you will see the sun dive into the Aegean Sea. Read more
Coming from the Netherlands, Christmas has always been the biggest religious event for me. Now that I have celebrated Easter on Poros last year, my outlook has changed. In Greece, Easter is the most important holiday and is celebrated in a big way. I ate more than I have ever eaten at any Christmas party, joined a holy procession and watched fireworks as if it were New Years Eve.
Ancient Olympia belongs to the prefecture of Ileia and is situated about 19km away from the city of Pyrgos in the west Peloponnese. It is characterized as one of the most essential Greek historic sightseeing, with its roots going dozens of centuries back in time. Ancient Olympia is the cradle of the ancient and modern Olympic Games and every four years, the ‘holy flame’ is being born according to the traditional ancient way; the symbol of the spirit of the Olympic Games. Read more
The Photo Contest of Greeka.com was just completed and the winners were announced. For the 7th year in the row, our online Greek travel guide organized a very popular photo contest with photos from Greece and the Greek islands, where more than 16,000 pictures were submitted. Read more