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Perfect Family Holidays on Greek Islands

I'm a British Greek Cypriot so love to head back to the homeland of Cyprus or going further back ancestrally, to Greece. Island hopping since kids, I have come to love and yearn for time back in the Med whenever we can.
by Honest Mum on Aug 13, 2014

Best beaches in Zante, Greece

Thinking about heading to a Grecian getaway? Check out these top 6 beaches in Zante, Greece.Continue reading «Best beaches in Zante, Greece» Continue reading →The post Best beaches in Zante, Greece appeared first on The Traveling Scho...
by The Traveling Scholar on Aug 1, 2013

Best Places in Europe For a Golfing Holiday

A golf holiday is the perfect way to get away from the rush and stress of daily life. Golf holidays are becoming increasingly popular now days. Both young and old want to go on golfing holidays As a result, there are some pretty golfing holiday packa...
by Best Travel Deals on Oct 23, 2012

My daily dose of Greece // Week 2

Hello world! How are you? I'm couldn't be happier, I'm currently blogging from Ammouliani island, a tiny island located at the North of Greece and I have to say that I'm pretty sure that salty skin and sand are the two secret ingredients for ultimate...
by Unidentified Lifestyle on Jul 30, 2012

Unidentified Lifestyle @ Greece

Happy Sunday to everybody! I've arrived to Athens last night and I'm back to the airport right now waiting for my gate to open and writing this post. After a stressful year it's time to spend some quality time with friends and family (on the beach!)...
by Unidentified Lifestyle on Jul 29, 2012

Home[made in Greece] happiness

A couple of months ago I traveled with John John to my hometown Thessaloniki, in Greece just for a weekend. It was amazing to leave gloomy London behind us and enjoy a couple of days full of friends, family, my dogs, amazing food and sun!  Oh, t...
by Unidentified Lifestyle on Jul 12, 2012

Patras city history.

The first traces of settlement in Patras date as early as in the 3rd millennium BC, in the area of modern Aroe. Patras flourished for the first time during the Post-Helladic or Mycenean period (1580–1100 BC).   Ancient Patras was formed by...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 18, 2012

Psara island.

Psara lies 44 nautical miles (81 km) northwest of Chios, 22 km (about 13 nmi) from the northwestern point of the island of Chios and 150 km (about 75 nmi) eastnortheast of Athens. The length and width is about 7 x 8 km and the a...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 3, 2012

Thessaloniki sightseeing.

The northernmost Byzantine walls of the city and parts of the western walls are still standing, as is the city's symbol - the White Tower, one of the 16th Century AD fortified towers - which is the only surviving tower on the seafront. The rest o...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 3, 2012

Spetses island in Attica region.

The island of Spetses, located in the Mediterranean Sea, was first occupied during the Mesolithic Age, about in 8000 BC. During that period the island was connected to through an isthmus to the island of Argolida, currently named Costa. Pieces of...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 2, 2012

Hydra island in Saronic region.

Hydra has never been linked to any Greek legend, god, hero, or mythological event. There is evidence of farmers and herders from the second half of the third millennium BCE, on the small flat areas that are not visible from the sea. Obsidian from...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 2, 2012

Sifnos island.

Sifnos was inhabited by human beings from at least 4000 BCE. Archeological evidence indicates the island was within the mainstream of Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Cycladic civilization. The island was very wealthy in ancient times, thanks to...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 2, 2012

Amazons in Greek mythology.

In some versions of the myth, no men were permitted to have sexual encounters or reside in Amazon country; but once a year, in order to prevent their race from dying out, they visited the Gargareans, a neighbouring tribe. The male children who wer...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 1, 2012

Cyclops in Homer's Odyssey.

A cyclops , in Greek mythology and later Roman mythology, was a member of a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his forehead. The name is widely thought to mean "circle-eyed". Hesiod described one group of cyclopes an...
by info Travel 4 Greece on Jun 1, 2012

Ithaca or Ithaka island.

The island has been inhabited since the 2nd millennium BC. It may have been the capital of Cephalonia during the Mycenaean period, and the capital-state of the kingdom ruled by Odysseus. The Romans occupied the island in the 2nd century BC, and late...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 30, 2012

Nisyros island.

The island has a 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) wide caldera, and was constructed within the past 150,000 years, with 3 separate eruptive stages, ranging from explosive and effusive andesitic eruptions to effusive and extru...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 30, 2012

Tilos island.

Pottery and stone tools discovered in Kharkhadió indicate human activity on Tilos in the early Neolithic period 8000 BC - 7000 BC, along with the large assembly of dwarf (1.20-1.60 m tall) elephant bones, carbon dated at 4000 - 7000 BC (some no...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 30, 2012

Patmos island and the Revelation Book.

The earliest remains of human settlements date to the Middle Bronze Age (ca 2000 BC). They consist of pottery shards from Kastelli, the most important archaeological site so far identified. Patmos is seldom mentioned by ancient writers. Therefore ve...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 30, 2012

Kalymnos island.

Inhabited originally by Carians, during the ancient ages Kalymnos depended on Kos, and followed its history. In the Middle Ages it was Byzantine, and during the 13th century it was used by Venice as a naval base. In 1310 it became a possession of t...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 29, 2012

Leros island and the medieval castle.

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by info Travel 4 Greece on May 29, 2012


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