Greece

Hotel Review: Wyndham Grand Athens

After spending two weeks on the Cycladic Greek islands of Paros and Milos, Athens was a nice contrast for us. And although we had just a two-days stopover in Athens we enjoyed every second of it. One of the reasons was our time at the Wyndham Grand Athens hotel.  Location  Although the Wyndham Grand Athens hotel is not located in the very center of Athens, it is a short walk to all…

The Complete Guide To Milos, Greece

Milos is one of the Cycladic islands of Greece that has a lot to offer. Crystal clear turquoise water, beautiful fishing villages, and amazing beaches that are just out of this world. All of these make Milos one of the most desirable islands to visit in Greece. To help you organize your itinerary for visiting this island, I wrote the complete guide to Milos with all the tips you need to know.  The Best Time…

Hotel Review: Apollon Boutique Hotel

Paros is one of the Cycladic islands in Greece that has everything you want: beautiful beaches, cute villages, and a pretty big port to get to wherever you need. For those who are planning on coming to Paros and chose to stay in Parikia, here is an unbiased review of Apollon Boutique Hotel. I hope this article will help you with your choice of accommodation.  Location  Apollon Boutique hotel is located in Parikia just…

What You Need To Know About Visiting The Agora Of Athens

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world and has many historical sights to see. Of course, the most famous and probably the most important is the Acropolis of Athens. But there are also some other places that you should not skip. The Agora of Athens is one of them.  The Agora of Athens (also known as Classical Agora, Athenian Agora, or Forum of Athens) is the greatest example of an ancient Greek…

Hotel Review: Capetan Giorgantas (Masai Room), Adamas, Milos, Greece

Milos, Greece is a very popular tourist’s destination in Greece. This is the island where the most famous statue “Venus de Milos” was found. This is also home to one of the most famous beaches in Greece – Sarakiniko beach. The island itself is not very big, but it has a lot of small fishing villages that offer accommodation for tourists nowadays. So, the question on where to stay, what village…

The Best Place To Stay On Milos, Greece

Milos is an island that has a lot to offer for tourists; unique beaches, cycladic villages, and charming boutique hotels all around the island. With all of that it can be very hard to decide where is the best, most comfortable place to stay and have your base.  So, what criterias are we looking at when choosing the place to stay: Location (we usually want to stay in the center of all the action…

Guide To Agios Nikolaos (Zakynthos, Greece)

Agios Nikolaos is a small village on the North of Zakynthos island, Greece. And when I say “small” I mean “tiny”. Agios Nikolaos operates just during season; in winter the village is completely dead. There is one street, along which is located all the stores and restaurants in the village. However, Agios Nikolaos is also a port that you can use to get to Kefalonia or to Shipwreck Beach and the…

The Complete Guide To Zakynthos, Greece

Zakynthos is a Greek island that sits in the Ionian sea. In the past decades Zakynthos has become a popular vacation island for international tourists, especially those from Great Britain. It is also a popular summer destination for Italians that come here on a direct ferry from Italy (the ferry route works only in summer). You can easily spot Italians in Zakynthos on their cute scooters. Zakynthos is a very interesting place to explore, and…

Take A Boat Trip From Agios Nikolaos To Shipwreck Beach

There are two ways to see the famous Shipwreck Beach in Zakynthos. One of them is to drive to the viewpoint and see it from a cliff. The other one is to take a boat trip from Agios Nikolaos to Shipwreck Beach from the sea.  Agios Nikolaos is a small town that is located on the North of Zakynthos. It is about a 45 minute drive from Zante Town, or about an hour from…

The Comprehensive Guide To Zakynthos Town, Greece

Zakynthos Town was our first stop on our three weeks trip around Zakynthos island. It is the main city of the island with quite a large port. However, Zakynthos Town (or Zante) is not really the first choice for tourists, since there aren’t many beautiful beaches around it. By the way, if you wonder what is right, Zakynthos Town or Zante Town, both names are equally correct.  For those who have just…