As it is most likely that you identify the big island in the Ionian Sea with dives in crystal clear waters and unforgettable summers, you may not know that Easter in Corfu is one of the most unique and popular in Greece, as Orthodox Christian and Venetian traditions coexist, under the sounds of dozens of bands and choruses. The highlight is the throwing of terracotta pots – the so-called “botides” – from the windows of the houses at the crowded “Spianada” square. To enjoy Easter in Corfu, you should make a timely reservation for a room in a hotel in the Old Town, where you will experience the true atmosphere of celebration without troubling yourselves with how to move about. Read more
From December to March this traditional summer getaway turns into a ski destination offering 18 ski centres and 190 km of runs for all abilities. Though these are located in quaint, traditional villages, the après ski scene is vibrant with a nightlife that is surprisingly busy. Read more
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
Fascinating history and magnificent archaeological sites, one of a kind landscapes of the Messinian shores under the shadow of the great Taygetus, a “feminine” river, an epic naval battle that changed the flow of Hellenic history, a beach named after cattle’s stomachs and two iconic castles. Messinia Prefecture looks like a fairytale and waits for you to explore it! Read more
If you are a pensioner with plenty of free time, there is a nice way to pamper yourself in quality.
It is said that travelling somehow extends life time.. Then skipping heavy winter may extend your enjoyable life time. How? Read more
The reasons to venture into the world of yacht charter are endless as well as the choices of yachts available on the market today. There is something for everyone from smaller motor yachts and sailing yachts, right through to large superyachts and ultra-luxurious mega yachts. Read more
Leto was about to give birth to Apollo and Artemis. She was desperately searching for a place to rest but Juno, the wife of Zeus, was trying to avenge her because she carried the children of her adulterous husband. She had forbade all regions to shelter the poor pregnant woman. Only one floating rock in the middle of the Aegean sea, Delos, decided to become the refuge of Leto. Read more
….. listen closely and you will also become hypnotised by their lullabies.
Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, just to name a few, are the “usual suspects” when one thinks holidaying in the Greek isles. But my favourite little rock in the Aegean Sea is a special place that remains undiscovered and definitely holds the accolade of “little gem” of the Greek islands. Read more