Lake Plastira – A symphony of tranquility

Lake Plastira / Plastiras (Λίμνη Πλαστήρα), or Lake Tavropou (Λίμνη Ταυρωπού), as it is officially called, is located at an altitude of 750 metres near the city of Karditsa (Καρδίτσα). Karditsa is the capital of the prefecture of the same name, in the region of Thessaly in Central Greece. Although it started as an important…

6 Greek tastes you did not know about and you must try

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The wealth of Greek cuisine is inexhaustible. In every corner, in every village, in every city, you will discover a taste, a recipe that you did not know, and you will be pleasantly surprised upon discovering it. In this article, we have collected 6 unique…

6 ξεχωριστές ελληνικές γεύσεις που πρέπει να δοκιμάσεις

Ο πλούτος της Ελληνικής κουζίνας είναι ανεξάντλητος. Σε κάθε γωνιά, σε κάθε χωριό, σε κάθε πόλη θα ανακαλύψεις μια γεύση, μια συνταγή που δεν ήξερες και θα εκπλαγείς ευχάριστα. Σε αυτό το άρθρο συγκεντρώσαμε 6 μοναδικές γεύσεις τις οποίες ανακαλύψαμε κατά τη διάρκεια των ταξιδιών μας στην Ελλάδα. Πρόκειται για 6 γευστικές εμπειρίες, που οι…

Githio – The picturesque harbour of Mani (updated)

The story of Gythio (or Githeio/Γύθειο) in Peloponnese (Greece) begins with a love story. According to the legend, on the small island of Cranae (or Kranai/Κρανάη), Paris and Helen spent their first night before fleeing to Troy. This island, known today as Marathonisi (Μαραθονήσι), is the ancient settlement of Gythio. The city was an important…

Λέρος, ένα μοναδικό μνημείο του Β’ Παγκοσμίου Πολέμου

Η Λέρος είναι ένα υπέροχο και συνήθως παρεξηγημένο νησί των Δωδεκανήσων. Έχει μακρά ιστορία που ξεκινά από τους προϊστορικούς χρόνους και έπαιξε σημαντικό ρόλο κατά τον Β’ Παγκόσμιο Πόλεμο. Τα νησιά των Δωδεκάνησων, εκτός από το Καστελόριζο, καταλήφθηκαν από την Ιταλία κατά τον Ιταλοτουρκικό πόλεμο του 1912. Το ιταλικό ενδιαφέρον για τα νησιά είχε τις…

Mezapos, the impressive pirate cove of Mani

#uniquedestinations Mani (Μάνη) in the Peloponnese (Πελοπόννησος) is a place with a fascinating history and landscapes of incredible natural beauty. It is a place of wild beauty where the rough terrain is combined with the rocky coasts and the unique architectural styles of traditional towers. One of the least known magical spots in Mani is…

Leros Island, a unique monument of World War II

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] Leros (Λέρος)  is a wonderful and usually overlooked island in the Dodecanese (Δωδεκάνησα) in Greece. It has a long history that starts in prehistoric times and played an important role during World War II (WWII / WW2 / Second World War). The islands of Dodecanese, apart…

6 places to visit in Skiathos Town

With its lush pine forests and pristine turquoise waters, Skiathos, the most cosmopolitan island in the Northern Sporades in Greece, is certainly a paradise on earth. The island is gorgeous and blessed with more than sixty beaches with pristine crystal-clear waters. The largest settlement on the island is the town of Skiathos, where the port,…

South Pelion – A road trip between two seas

Pelion (Πήλιο) in Greece is a unique destination for all seasons. It is the perfect combination of mountain and sea, beautiful traditional villages (with special and characteristic architecture), a rich natural landscape and also beaches of unique natural beauty. Therefore, it is logical to be a popular tourist destination all year round. In this article,…