5 Snapshots of Greece

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Lesli husband on Skopelos 11 5 Snapshots of Greece

My first memory of Athens was waking up to the busyness of the downtown morning traffic. I was travelling on a high school trip along with my best friend. We quickly threw on shorts and t-shirts. It was only 8 o’clock in the morning and already I felt moisture prickling the back of my neck. We opted to take the wide staircase from the third floor as we couldn’t be bothered with the mechanics of the tiny elevator. We were in a hurry to meet Athens! Once in the main lobby, we went straight out onto the street almost colliding with a Greek woman. Read more

A unique tour in Crete with Land Rover

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lr A unique tour in Crete with Land Rover

The DAIOS COVE Luxury Resort & Villas, in cooperation with Land Rover Germany and under the auspices of the Greek Tourism Organization, is launching the “LAND ROVER ADVENTURE GREECE 2015” tour this May. Within the framework of this project, that aims to showcase and promote the island of Crete, as well as Greece, a social and e-Learning platform will be developed for German speaking travel agencies.

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The contribution of Greek National Tourism Organization to the Greek Inflatable Boats Society volunteer work

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The Greek Inflatable Boats Society was founded in 1987 and since then constitutes a body that has demonstrated its passion for the sea and the inflatable boat while struggling for the conservation of the marine ecosystem. In 1999 the missions “Life on the Aegean Rocks” were established, aiming not only at pointing out the difficulties of life there, but also at promoting the uniqueness of the small islands of our country. Read more

The Spetses mini Marathon Phenomenon

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SMM race1 The Spetses mini Marathon Phenomenon

On Friday, 14th of October 2011 it started to drizzle. Over the next three days, the picturesque island of Spetses experienced more rainfall, than the whole of the year. Still, the unflappable locals came up to me saying “gouri”, “gouri”- the Greek expression for good luck! Lucky or not, over 800 athletes gathered, in spite of the rain to run the 25K & 5K routes, thus inaugurating the amazing journey of the Spetses mini Marathon phenomenon. Read more