Greece Archive

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”. (more…)

Where to stay in Santorini: Top 6 Santorini Hotspots to Stay At

Santorini has always been one of those picture-perfect postcard destinations that show up in many travelers’ bucket lists. Part of planning a trip to the island it is first essential to decide between accommodations in the towns along the caldera or stay at a place by the beach. (more…)

5 Must-Visit Temples in Greece

The temple was the most widespread and most important type of building in ancient Greece. Some of the first stone temples first appeared in the early 6th century before Christ. The following century they were present in almost every bigger city in ancient Greece. (more…)

Luxury villas on the beach for rent

Mykonos is a land of whimsical beaches and luxurious villas on the beach to experience the best of both worlds simultaneously. The Mediterranean coastline of Mykonos makes an open invitation for someone wanting to experience nature in its most crude form. (more…)

Rhodes Holidays: Top 3 destinations to visit in Rhodes Greece

RHODES TOWN

This capital of Rhodes has lots to offer. It has a walled area of cobbled streets where there are many shops ,cafes and interesting places to visit. There is Mandraki harbor where you can fish or watch the boats. Here you see the remains of the Colossus of Rhodes. Well that’s the legend . (more…)

All-Inclusive Rhodes Holidays

My husband and I visited Rhodes a fair few years ago and had a lovely two week holiday. We went on holiday late in April and traveled back early in May. We discovered that our Rhodes holidays were perfect. We had visited at the right time as, just before we left to return home, the bars became noisy and overcrowded and the tourists flooded in. By visiting early we had lovely weather and peaceful surroundings .

What you find with Rhodes in high season is that it becomes very busy. If you love hustle, bustle and noise that will be fine for you but take heed. You will still find some peaceful resorts but pick carefully. (more…)

European Travel Destinations: Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki is the capital of Macedonia, Greece and the largest city in the wider geographical region of Macedonia. The city is located at the center of all historical developments in the Balkans. Thessaloniki was not only a very important commercial town through the centuries but also a military and administrative hub of that region. (more…)

Staying at Luxury Hotels in Mykonos Town

Greece is known for it many splendored towns, beaches, and resorts. Those that opt to visit Greece for a vacation will certainly be pleased they selected the country as a destination. Of course, they will be even more pleased with the experience if they opt to reside in a beautiful hotel that provides all the many amazing amenities one would expect in such a luxurious part of the world. Those looking over the availability of hotels in Mykonos Town will definitely find booking a stay in these luxury venues to be appealing. (more…)