Matala beach in Crete is presented in our new post, following our previous related to Preveli beach. Matala beach is located 68km southwest of Heraklion, between the plain of Messara and Asterousia Mountains. It is one of the most popular destinations of Crete and certainly the most famous beach of Heraklion. It has become known from the caves in the rocks and the hippies of the 70s. It is located near Phaistos, the second most important palace of the Minoans. Read more
Choosing the best beaches in the Greek Islands is a daunting task; with thousands of unique beaches ranging from pristine white to inky black volcanic sand, the choice seems almost endless. The good news is that the sheer number of beaches means that whatever your preferences, you’re bound to find the right beach for you. Read more
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
As a husband and wife team filming weddings during the summer in our beautiful country of Scotland, come winter, we find ourselves looking for a holiday destination to escape to, recharge our batteries and practice new filming techniques that we can employ the following year. But where to go?
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.”