Greek cuisine has a tradition dating back over 4,000 years and is integral in the culture of the country. Its flavours change with the season and depending on the region. Overdoing refinement is considered to be against the ‘spirit of the Greek cuisine’.
Few places in the world have such a rich and atmospheric history as the Peloponnese in Greece. It is a land where events and legends have become so entwined that there is no separating them. It was here that Heracles fought the Nemean lion at a time when greek gods interfered with the affairs of
It’s safe to say that many of the other Greek islands receive much more attention than little Paxos, which is only seven miles long. But its dramatic craggy coastline to the west and unspoilt villages along the east coast are just as inviting as the landscapes of many of the better-known Greek islands.
If you’re thinking about visiting a Greek island, the picturesque yet bustling islands of Crete and Corfu would make a wonderful choice. Here’s why…
Paxos can be found just nine miles from Corfu. This tiny island is only eight miles long by three miles wide. Being able to revel in its easy pace and gentle charm, it’s hardly surprising that many visitors of Paxos return year after year to re-acquaint themselves with its unique qualities.
Traditionally the Christmas holiday period in Greece lasts 12 days until epiphany. Many of the festive customs on the island of Crete look very familiar, such as the decorated trees and even turkey on the table on Christmas day. Celebrated in the past as a chance to get together as extended families and catch up
With a picturesque setting, swathed in history and a thriving night scene, it is hardly surprising the town of Kassiopi in the north east corner of Corfu remains a popular holiday resort.
For anyone heading to the Ionian Sea for their holiday, the island of Kefalonia has become a number one choice for tourists. Much of this beautiful island’s popularity stems from the fact it was setting for the blockbuster film “Captain Corelli Mandolin”. That said, there is much more to Kefalonia than merely being a place
Anti-Paxos is a very small but beautiful island just a short boat trip away from Paxos. Barely 100 people reside permanently on this tiny island. Covered in vineyards and endowed with two gorgeous beaches, Anti-Paxos might be small but it’s a stunning place to visit. Simply jump on board one the half hourly water taxis
With the intense heat beginning to subside and the crowds of tourists significantly thinning out, the autumn is the perfect time to go on a walking holiday. But where do you go? In a word ‘Skopelos’. Working your way round this beautiful island on foot is the perfect way to become acquainted with Skopelos’ unique