Skyros : Like an Aegean poem

The famous Greek whiter Yiorgos Theotokas wrote when he arrived in Skyros that “each new island frees me from the things I left and yet it helps me to understand them and make them mine forever”. Skyros is a wonderful island and a place that immediately makes you feel at home. It’s one of thoseContinue reading “Skyros : Like an Aegean poem”

Lakki : A utopian Italian town on a Greek island

Leros (Λέρος)  is a wonderful and usually neglected Dodecanese island in Greece. It has a long history that starts in prehistoric times and played a important role during the World War II. The Dodecanese, except Kastellorizo, were occupied by Italy during the Italo-Turkish War of 1912. Italian interest in the islands was rooted in strategic purposes and the intentionContinue reading “Lakki : A utopian Italian town on a Greek island”

6 villages and a monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos

Tinos is a wonderful island in Kyklades. For years it was known only as the island of Panagia (Virgin Mary) and probably the most famous pilgrimage site for Her Celebration every August. The pilgrims came and left from the island but never visited anything beyond the famous church of Panagia. This fact helped the villagesContinue reading “6 villages and a monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos”

11 photos to prove why Santorini is so unique …

Santorini (aka Thira) is probably the most famous Greek island. Thousands of tourists come here every year to feel the ambience of this wonderful place. Everything has already been written about the island and little is left to be said. Here are eleven photos as proof of why this place is so unique. Indulge inContinue reading “11 photos to prove why Santorini is so unique …”