Richard Logan is in search of stunning beaches on the island of Kefalonia. Let him introduce you to his short-list of the best ones through his documentary-like video.
You’ve heard of Mykonos for it’s round white and blue topped buildings, curling alleyways and stone paths serving as a picturesque backdrop on many a computer screen. During the summer months the entire island is filled with party goers and beach seekers as if a throwback to the times of the ancient Greeks where Dionysus themed parties and free flowing wine were a staple of the everyday life. Read more
As the temperature rises, many Greeks return to their ancestral villages high in the mountains to escape the city heat. Seasonal cafes and guest houses open and village squares, deserted for much of the year, ring with the bustle of people on holiday.
Even as one of the smaller islands in the Cyclades, Antiparos has a well know name. Little sister of the far larger neighbor island Paros, is being described as friendly with a relaxing atmosphere and is a beloved destination for many. Even the taxi driver taking you to the port if your start destination is Athens/Pireaus, will most likely give you positive recommendations for the small island. Read more
Unique concerts, colorful events in various spots of the island, music stars, among them famous international artists, such as Jaques Morelenbaum, Paula Morelenbaum, Ze Namen, contributed to the great success of the 7th Tinos Jazz Festival this year, which was dedicated to Brazilian Jazz that spread its “colors” all over the island. This year’s Festival, which took place from July 21st until August 5th, was under the auspices of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Brazil in Athens, the host country of 2016 Olympic Games. Read more
Situated in northern Greece on the border of Macedonia and Thessaly, Olympus National Park is one of the most visited parks in Greece. It is like no other place, given the fact that it looks different if you go there. There is also something new waits to be discovered. In the event you want to see many wonderful deep valleys with steep slopes, just head there. Read more
I wondered many times why I like reading and even more why I like travelling … maybe it’s because deep down “I read while travelling and I travel while reading”? If I consider the experiences with which a book fulfils me, the cultures that I come in contact with, the different communities I discover and “live in”, then I understand that reading is nothing else but a “journey” at different times and societies. Read more