As an international destination for exuberance, Mykonos always had a native advantage. It’s not as though the jet set came in and superimposed music and dance on an island of quiet shepherds and weavers. There are of course still shepherds and weavers – they’re just not quiet.Read More >
I first visited Kos in the spring of 1981, on my second journey around Greece. I stayed, as many backpackers did back then, in an unlicensed domátio (room) touted at the harbor. My main memories from that year are of the Asclepieion archaeological site, assorted beaches and, of course, the Castle of the Knights.Read More >
Kristin Luna is the writer and traveler behind the award-winning blog Camels & Chocolate. Over the 15 years she has been a travel journalist she has visited over 120 countries and seen her work published in more than 50 publications. She spoke to us about her love of road-trips, how she overcame her shyness through travelling and how she lost her fear of snorkelling in the eastern Aegean.Read More >
Jimmy Fallon recently took aim at an issue that has long troubled non-native Greek speakers whenever ordering one of the country’s signature dishes: how the hell do you pronounce ‘gyro’?Read More >
I’ve always dreamt of raising my child surrounded by nature, yet practical obligations have so far prevented us from escaping Athens into the countryside. So when I heard about ‘Young Vines‘, a program at the Kokotos Vineyard in which children engage in educational free play in a natural forested environment, my family and I didn’t think twice before hopping in the car for the 45-minute drive north to the area of Stamata. It…Read More >
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