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Andros On Foot: Walk the Trail

The last hurrah of the summer always marks the ending of the holidays. For some, that time comes as soon as August. For others (the lucky ones), that may be pushed back for a few months or indefinitely (if that’s you, well done). In Greece the high season lasts for as long as the weather… View Article

Tour Along South East Europe: Greece & Turkey

A trip to South East Europe is something like a pilgrimage, or a rite of passage for many. In the past, these grand tours were reserved for aristocrats and nobility. Back then, travelling meant doing a fair bit of legwork, and the train didn’t always arrive in time. Or at all. Travelling to this part… View Article

Volos: A True Slice Of Greece

When the autumn leafs start falling, you know it’s time to indulge in a different type of activity altogether. The Danes call it ‘hygge’, the Norwegians ‘koselig’, while the Scots refer to that as Còsagach. In Greece people carry on as they did. Only this time they gather around the family table inside, prefereably with… View Article

Autumn In The Peloponnese

Finding that piece of pureness and authenticity has become the raison d’être du jour for many. Greece is one of the last bastions of that elusive authentic lifestyle. Some of that can be experienced in one of the many islands (the ones without airport, mind). However, venture out the beaten path and out into the… View Article

Paxos & Antipaxos: Ionian Tranquility

When thinking of Greece, the most enduring images are that of the Parthenon and the white cubed houses with blue doors, with the Shipwreck beach not far behind. But Greece is so much more, and while we simply adore the Cyclades, the Ionian islands are in a league of their own. Heavy rain and Italian… View Article

Exploring the Mountain: Litochoro & Zagorochoria

The best things in life are free. In Greece, it almost feels like you’re stealing. Because surely, there’s no way that such beauty can be so accessible and amenable. Or can it? Mykonos and Santorini may be out of this discussion, but bear in mind that Greece has tons other islands and a bunch of… View Article

Magic In The Cyclades

The Cycladic island complex is by far the most famous of the Greek islands. The white washed cubist houses have become as iconic as the Parthenon. And that’s saying something in a country whose long lasting legacy as the cradle of western civilization is embodied by the glory of the Sacred Rock. Having arrived in… View Article

New Hotels in Greece

Greece is undergoing a boom at the moment. From last year’s art bonanza extravagance and continuing with Greece’s fabled summer vibe, Greece is getting its groove back. And how. The great driving force of the Greek economy is back. All around the country new destinations are developing. From the traditional Mykonos and Santorini to the… View Article

Antiparos: Simplicity & Bliss

Just a half hour away from Paros, lies its little sister, Antiparos; one of the loveliest Greek islands in the Cyclades. And it is as beautiful as it is tranquil. With its signature arid landscape and trademark cubist house style, Antiparos is what dreams are made of. It doesn’t hurt that celebrities and the super-rich… View Article

Honeymoon In Folegandros

Greece, they say, awakens the senses. The bright light, the island life and the visceral joy of simple pleasures make for unforgettable holidays. The epitome of a laisses-fair lifestyle and a cavalier attitude towards life itself is manifested in the quintessential ‘ef-zin’ (Ευ ζην) and ‘evdaimonia’ (ευδαιμονια) that ancient Greeks harped on about. It’s what… View Article