Greece is renowned for its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and historic ruins. No wonder that this country is a sought-after destination by most European holidaymakers looking for an adventure in the Mediterranean.
But with so many things to see, and often too little time to do so, it can be overwhelming for a first-time traveller.
Here are some tips to make it an unforgettable holiday.
The medieval streets of Rhodes Old Town echo of a time when the Knights Hospitaller ruled the island of Rhodes.
The Order of the Knights of St. John shaped the old town, that rightfully earned the designation as a UNESCO World Heritage in 1988.
Follow in the Footsteps of the Knights Hospitaller as Jocelyn Garwood discovers Rhodes’ fascinating history and captures its beauty on camera.
Visual artist and photographer Magdalene Kourti shows us the blue & white beauty of Greek island Naxos.
From lazy beaches to cobblestoned villages and surprising street art, this cycladic island has it all.
See how she captures its allure in her Snapshots of Naxos.
Athens is probably the first city in Europe, where we’ve seen the many stray cats belonging to the entire community. Lounging on an ancient pillar, looking out from the Parthenon or sleeping in the green bedding of the many archaeological sites, these furry predators keep the rats in check when you’re not scratching them behind the ear.
The Greek love their cats and they are not shy to give back some of that love.
In times of turmoil, is it safe to travel? Desirable? Reckless? It all depends on your destination’s level of safety and your willingness to take a risk.
Greece has just imposed a nationwide lockdown, making it precarious to travel only for pleasure at the time being. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t go sometime in the near future. Chiara Crisafulli shares with us her thoughts – and struggles – about travelling in Pandemic times.
While Athens may be famous for its historic scene, there are plenty of other, more modern sites to discover. From colourful flea markets in the Thissio neighbourhood to a green getaway with panoramic views over Athens from Lycabettus mountain. Follow US-based traveller Saul Schwartz, as he discovers modern Athens and shows us where to go to discover all the capital of Greece has to offer.
The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of the classical spirit and civilization and form the greatest architectural and artistic complex handed down by Greek Antiquity to the world. Built back in the 5th century BC, these iconic structures are the birthplace of democracy and Western civilization. Follow US-based traveller Saul Schwartz as he discovers ancient Athens and shows us where best to feel the presence of history.