Greece: planning a great family vacation

Greece is by far an amazing family vacation. From the history of the ruins of Acropolis to Delphi, to the beautiful beaches of Crete and Santorini. Greece is a vacation destination that is bound to have something for everyone. Continue reading “Greece: planning a great family vacation” »

What Not to Do While in Crete

Crete is certainly a unique destination, which is why you’ve probably considered planning a vacation there. The natural splendor of the place granted by the outstanding contrast between the turquoise sea and imposing mountains is truly magnificent. Nonetheless, before traveling to a new location, it is common sense to try to make your stay there as enjoyable. How can you accomplish that? It’s simple, by avoiding doing the following things. Continue reading “What Not to Do While in Crete” »

Best things to do in Fira Santorini

Fira is the capital of Santorini with a population of about 1650 people. The origin of the name “Fira” is from the adjective “pyrros” which means reddish, flame-colored, or even yellowish and which has come to modern Greek as “fyros” or “firos”.

Fira stands on the edge of a sheer cliff, 260m above the sea. The combination of magnificent landscape and volcano with the famous Cycladic architecture makes Fira one of the world’s most beautiful places. For Santorini sunset,  a recommended activity Continue reading “Best things to do in Fira Santorini” »

Corfu Beach

If you visit Corfu Beach, you are likely to discover that there is a wide range of diversity when it comes to your personalized vacationing experience. Corfu is part of the beautifully detailed Ionian Islands in Greece. The measurement of this particular island is relatively small, yet loaded with many fun and exciting activities that you can take part in. Many of these activities surround the dazzling Beach. Measuring in at approximately thirty six miles along and just over fifteen miles wide, this Mediterranean island is considered to be the most luscious when it comes to plant life, rocky seascapes, and coves. Continue reading “Corfu Beach” »

A Typical Night Out in Mykonos – What To Do

Mykonos and seamless partying experiences really go hand-in-hand. Below is a sample night out in Mykonos that will leave any young traveller wanting more. Continue reading “A Typical Night Out in Mykonos – What To Do” »

Partying in the Greek Islands – The Pink Palace in Corfu

Young travellers need look no further than Corfu’s Pink Palace for the ultimate partying experience on the Greek Islands. Continue reading “Partying in the Greek Islands – The Pink Palace in Corfu” »

Tips for vacationing in Greece with young children

When you imagine the perfect vacation spot for your young children then Greece should be the top country you consider, as no one adores children more than the Greeks do. They will be guaranteed a warm welcome and made a complete fuss of, and everywhere you go will be child friendly. There is no need to even think of babysitters for special dinners out as you can simply take them along to enjoy the evenings, and for most of the year all dining will be al fresco anyway. Continue reading “Tips for vacationing in Greece with young children” »

Best destinations in Greece for mountain walking and hiking

Discover a different Greece by heading away from the coast for best destinations for a mountain walking aand hiking holiday. Greece is much more than sandy beaches and blue seas, yet invariably from many of the mountain trails you will glimpse a shimmering sea on a distant horizon. Discover some of the lesser known ancient ruins, archaeological sites and deserted villages. Continue reading “Best destinations in Greece for mountain walking and hiking” »

Tips for budget travel in Greece

Greece is famous as a stunningly beautiful country with warm hospitable people. The mainland and islands offer glimpses of ancient civilizations, historical sights, gorgeous sun kissed beaches and crystal clean blue waters. Anyone travelling on a budget can enjoy the best that Greece has to offer, without breaking the bank. Although prices in general are higher than before, here are some handy tips for exploring Greece on a budget. Continue reading “Tips for budget travel in Greece” »

7 Great Things To Do In Athens

There are several reasons why you may want visit Athens. This city is the capital of Greece and offers numerous architectural buildings and archaeological monuments. In addition to the structural beauty, it also has a climate with mild winters and hot summers, is surrounded by hills, possesses a great history, popular culture, excellent food and wonderful Greek folk dances. Continue reading “7 Great Things To Do In Athens” »