Caution is advised when visiting Ermoupolis on Syros, the aristocratic capital of the Cycladic islands: it just might slay your heart.Read More >
In improving the quality of its tourism, Greece needs to play to its comparative strengths.Read More >
If you haven’t already, click here to read the first instalment. After a power breakfast on board – Greek yogurt with oats and a large sticky dollop of honey – it was time to set out on our morning hike. Luckily it was only to be a three-hour affair up to the castle of Oria on the northern tip of Kythnos. Rambling up an old kalderimi (pathway) whose dry stone…Read More >
When presented with the opportunity to take a week-long ‘sailing/hiking’ adventure around some of the lesser-known islands of the Cyclades, I spent around seven nanoseconds deliberating before jumping at the chance.Read More >
A weekend at Naxos From my schoolbooks I remembered that Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades and also that this is where Theseus abandoned Ariadne after she helped him slay the Minotaur in Crete. What I saw is a self-sufficient island, one of those places where you forget that Greece is in crisis.Read More >
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