A guide to the best street food in Athens (featured on traveldudes.com)

Looking for the most mouth-watering street food in Athens? Keep reading… Every trip to any destination, to be complete, must include the local flavours and aromas of the place you’re visiting. A guilty pleasure of every trip is to try the street food that is available, starting with distinct local flavours but also including local…

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,…

Where to eat the best ice cream in downtown Athens

Ice cream is a favourite dessert almost all over the planet, regardless of the ingredients used and the preparation method. A summer stroll through the centre of Athens, Greece’s capital, is ideal with an ice cream in hand. Although there are dozens of places that serve ice cream in downtown Athens, we will try to…