Greek Islands Guide: 25 Popular and Hidden Gems

Last updated on July 20th, 2022 at 04:26 pmVisitors to the Greek islands are spoiled for choice. There are around 6,000 islands in Greece, 227 of which are inhabited. You can visit some of the uninhabited islands on day trips, which are fantastic for pristine beaches or archeological sites, like Delos (The “Athens of the…

Crete: Greece’s Largest Island

Last updated on November 18th, 2021 at 09:45 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: Crete is the largest and most southern island in Greece. It’s home to ancient civilizations that predate Athenians, picturesque scenery and one of Greece’s best culinary scenes. As we have family in Heraklion, we’ve visited them multiple times over the last few years, giving…

How to Spend the Perfect Week in Greece

Last updated on December 21st, 2022 at 05:22 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: Greece conjures images of picturesque island hopping amid storied ancient sites. How to spend the perfect week in Greece depends on the individual. If you want to lie on the beach by day and party at night, visit Ios or Myknonos in summer. This…

6 Fantastic Greek Islands to Visit

Last updated on December 19th, 2022 at 04:22 pm By Alex Kallimanis: The Greek islands conjure images of beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs and narrow whitewashed pedestrian laneways. In summer, popular islands like Santorini and Mykonos are packed with visitors. But late spring and early fall offer warm weather and a reprieve from the crowds. I’ve…

The Many Reasons You Will Love Chania, Crete

Last updated on December 14th, 2021 at 10:43 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: There’s something magical about the second largest town on Greece’s biggest island. We’re frequently asked “where is your favorite place?” Chania, Crete ranks among our top destinations. There are a lot of beautiful places in the world, so the warmth and hospitality of locals…