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Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Filmmakers have an eye for the unique and one would have thought that with its original qualities, Santorini should have been used as a film location more often than not. In reality, not many movies have been filmed here and those that have make for a rather unexpected bunch!
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Monday, 29 February 2016
With a history of over 80 years, La Ronda is not only one of the many famous buildings that bears witness of the Italians' presence in Rhodes, but also constitutes a unique sample of modernity ahead of its time. Revived by an impressive renovation, it remains one of Rhode's town most impressive meeting points to-date.READ MORE READ MORE
Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Nestled on the highest peak, right in the middle of Santorini, the village of Pyrgos offers much more that an incredible view of the entire island: it is an impressive place of incredible beauty, vibrant throughout the year and offering many things to see, do and taste.
During medieval times, Pyrgos was a well-constructed and lively community, perched on the foot of Saint Ilias' mountain and built within one of the island's 'casteli', meaning the towers that used to dominate the island's scenery and indicate the presence of a mighty lord. This village played an important role in the island's prosperity, it even used to be Santorini's capital until the 1800s. With many of the relics of its glorious past still visible and accessible around the village to this day, Pyrgos was declared a protected UNESCO site in 1995.READ MORE READ MORE
Monday, 22 February 2016
It is said that Cyclades were named just so, because they were the island complex surrounding the holy island of Delos: 'cyclos' being the Greek word for circle. If this does not convince you to venture a visit to this unique location, then the island's rich and tumultuous history surely will.READ MORE READ MORE
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
As a member of Greece's mythological family, Rhodes, the beautiful nymph who gave the island its name, is part of a genealogy rich in stories of power, treachery and love at first sight, mixing the fates of Gods and mortals alike.READ MORE READ MORE
Monday, 25 January 2016
As one of the best preserved pre-historic archeological sites in the world, Akrotiri settlement in Santorini gives its visitors the rare chance to travel back in time – way back, 4.000 years back!READ MORE READ MORE
Thursday, 21 January 2016
Deemed one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the impressive statue of the Greek mytholological figure of the titan Helios is surrounded by interesting historical facts as well as a shroud of mystery that makes it one of the most talked about and theorized over constructions even built.READ MORE READ MORE
Saturday, 16 January 2016
One of the many reasons you should visit Mykonos for is definitely the wide variety of beaches you can choose from to take in the sun and swim in the crystal clear waters. Or you can use the island's sapphire waters as a springboard for other interesting activities...
When in Mykonos, there are surely many options for your daily swim: from the party beaches to the socialite hang-outs to the more secluded shores, there is no lack of choice when it comes to your daily dose of sunshine and back-stroke. But there are also many alternative and fun ways to enjoy the endless Aegean blue in style and fervor, all the while getting to know more of the island's beautiful scenery.READ MORE READ MORE
Thursday, 07 January 2016
Mykonos is called “the island of the winds” for a good reason: here, the wind does not stand absolutely still for more than 10 days within the year. So, it is of no wonder that the island's famous windmills remain its most iconic landmarks todate, their history closely interwoven with that of the place itself.READ MORE READ MORE
Wednesday, 30 December 2015
You chose this island for the fun, the sun and cosmopolitan feel. But, besides swimming, sunbathing and clubbing, there are actually many more activities to enjoy during your stay in Mykonos.
How would you feel about kart-driving at 2 o'clock in the morning? Or having a mini soccer tournament with your friends? Maybe, modeling for a professional photography session on horseback or watching a classic film under the stars is more of your cup of tea. Did you say you prefer something more active than that? Great, then beach-volley or tennis it is!READ MORE READ MORE