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Ikaria Island – Laid Back Lifestyle and Greek Island of Longevity

If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation, then head to the island of Ikaria, also Icaria (Ικαρία in Greek), named for Icarus, who was known for falling into the sea when the sun melted his wax wings. The beauty of Ikaria Island will enchant you with its clear waters and golden sand, and it’s an ideal place if you...

Zakynthos Greece – A Marvel of the Ionian Islands

Zakynthos Greece
Things to do in Zakynthos Island Set sail, taking a route around Zakynthos Greece (Ζάκυνθος in Greek) and enjoy the view of beautiful beaches. Shipwreck Beach, Gerakas, Laganas, Marathonisi, Vasilikos, and the Blue Caves, each one more magical than the other. Just looking at the white sand, the cliffs, and the turquoise waters is as if they’re competing against one another...

Dokos Greece – An Off-the-Beaten-Path Greek Island

Dokos Greece, an island in the Saronic Islands cluster only has a population of about 50 people. Although it is now home to monks, historically, it was a thriving settlement. In fact, Dokos (Δοκός in Greek) was inhabited from as far back as 4,000 BC, and was booming in the 13th century BC, when it was known as Aperopia. Myti Kommeni...

This Is How to Choose the Best Greek Island for Your Vacation!

Greece is renowned for its thousands of islands, but only a mere 227 of them are actually inhabited and they truly are the jewels of the Mediterranean. There are clusters of Greek islands that dot the waters of the Ionian, the Aegean, and surrounding waters, and each has its own unique and alluring characteristics. With so many to choose...

Agistri Island Beaches for All, Even Nudists

Agistri Greece, the little island paradise close to Athens draws many natives on the weekends from the capital for many reasons, such as its charming traditional villages. Agistri (Αγκίστρι in Greek), has lots to offer tourists from abroad, too! Chalikiada Beach The pebbled Chalikiada Beach of Agistri is located in Limenaria Village. Its privacy makes it the ideal place for nudists,...

Agistri Greece – A Greek Island Worth Exploring

Agistri Greece is a small island located very close to Athens, and just a short ferry ride away. It’s a trendy holiday destination, due to its proximity to the capital, but also for its lovely beaches. Skala is a favorite place to visit on the Greek Island of Agistri (Αγκίστρι in Greek), with many tourist facilities and beautiful beaches. There is also...

Alonissos Island Vacations for Peace and Relaxation

Alonissos (Αλόννησος in Greek), sometimes spelled Alonisos, is nature’s island. Without a doubt, Alonissos Greece is one of the more beautiful of all the Greek Islands. It's actually a part of the North Sporades Islands cluster, and just 2 nautical miles from Skopelos. If you and your family prefer vacations that are relaxing and peaceful, you will find the soft quiet...

Hyrda Greece – An Insider Guide to the Aristocratic Greek island

Hydra Greece (Ύδρα in Greek) is an island that first saw a rise in popularity in the 1950s, as scenes of the famous movies “A Girl in Black” and “Boy on a Dolphin” were shot there. Later, many foreign celebrities, including the late Leonard Cohen, chose to buy properties on the island for their summer holidays. The island is full...

Salamina Greece – A One Day Trip to the Greek Island Close to Athens

Salamina Greece
Salamina Greece (Σαλαμίνα in Greek) or Salamis is the largest island in the Saronic Gulf and it's a perfect day trip if you are in Athens as it's very close! You can get there with just one euro and a 15-minute ferry. Salamina is not as famous as other Greek Islands like Mykonos, Santorini, or other islands of Saronic Gulf...

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