Diving Tips

The main reason you dive is to see the beautiful things underwater! Yet many divers look thru a constant fog on their faceplate, seeing very little clearly. Clean your faceplate before you think of going in the water. If it is new, use toothpaste, detergent, etc., until a thin sheet of water forms on the inside of the glass when you wet it, without beading up. Pay special attention to the outside edges of the glass, too. Why buy a wide angle faceplate if you are only going to keep the center of the lens clear. Stay aware of your

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Shipwrecks discovered in Greece

Greece is known for its beauty and also its ancient history. There are many things to explore if you make a tour to Greece. Greece also has a rich culture, and amazing sights to see and to fill your hearts with amazing memory. Greece also known as one of the world’s oldest places filled with many myths and many stories. This place is also blessed with nature’s gifts and so many places to see and experience a lifetime of a holiday. There have also been many ship wrecks which have happened in the seas nearby Greece. These wrecks have brought

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Implications of Cycladic Art to Modern Art

Cycladic art mainly used small marble figures which were from the Bronze Age about 3000 BC. This was a finding made commonly by inhabitants of the thirty small cycladic islands of Aegean Sea in Greece.  According to studies, Cycladic culture is considered to be the forerunner of the later classical Greek civilization.  As much as these people were pre-literate their knowledge of culture was sketchy and was largely based on pure speculation. Cycladic culture and its art flourished during the Bronze Age.  They were very unique and more unique than any other art in that time. This is a finding

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Underwater photography in Greece

Everybody has heard of photography. Also, most tourists carry their still or video cameras with them on their trips and capture the images of things, sites or places on their cameras. Photographing of over-ground sites is very common. This is true of sites in Greece also. However, what is not so well known is that Greece is also an underwater photographer’s paradise. In fact, underwater photography in Greece is a popular pastime for both professional photographers and many nature loving tourists who visit the country every year. It is so popular that, often, many underwater photographic contests are held. In

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Sailing Holidays in Greece

Sailing holidays in Greece provide vacationers ample opportunities to unveil the hidden splendor and grandeur of Greek Islands and Greece. Vacationers can enjoy the luxury sailing vacation on warm turquoise waters of Greek Islands along with exploring the hidden gems on the remote islands of Greece. Sunbathe on the untouched and magnificent sandy beaches and drop anchor in some of the scheduled bays will truly make your sailing vacation remarkable and memorable. But, these places can only by explored through boats. Just imagine, driving off the yacht to the crystal clear waters of the Greek Islands and simply enjoying afternoon

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Snorkeling in Greece

Snorkeling is a part of everyone’s bucket list and it is an experience that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. Snorkeling shows the immense tranquility and beauty of the nature and is also a great relaxing activity. The experiencing of witnessing the topography of ocean bottom and various types of underwater life is untranslatable. Greece offers many serene natural water bodies, a diverse habitation of many kinds of flora and fauna and charming beaches. Greece has something to please every kind of traveler. In the past couple of years there has been an exponential growth in the

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Sea Turtles in Greece (Caretta Caretta)

Evolution and adaptation The records of fossils suggest that sea turtles caretta caretta are contemporaries of the dinosaurs. Although dinosaurs disappeared, turtles continue to survive until today. Those ancient turtles lived in marshes. Later some of them began to live on land while others spent most of their lives in water. Throughout the evolutionary process sea turtles have retained the following features: •    Like all reptiles they are coldblooded, which means that they use the heat of the environment as the main source of maintaining body heat. •    Resemble primitive amphibians and birds that have a single small bone in

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14 Tips for Safe Swimming

1. Do not move away from the shore by swimming when you know you are not a good swimmer. Consider that the return is more tedious. On sandy beaches do not swim outside the monitoring area bounded by red buoys beyond which the cruisers are allowed to move. 2. Do not swim alone or at night when you do not have visual contact with your swimming partner. 3. Never swim on a full stomach. Do not enter the water if at least 3 hours have gone by from the time you consumed your last meal. On the other hand, avoid

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Tips for fishing in Greece

Fishing is a very interesting hobby of leisure time. Most of the people love to spend their time in catching fish. A number of fish species exist in this world with variation in size color etc. Some major groups of fish like trout may include certain species. Brook, Rainbow, Cutthroat, Brown, and Bull Trout are some of the species. These species vary in their size and body weight but the method to catch them is same. Greece is a land of mountains, rivers, green valleys and beautiful landscapes. There are certain coastal areas with charming fishing villages. These fishing villages

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Top ten outstanding beaches in Greece

How do you select the ideal beach for you? Are you looking for activity and services or a peace and quiet atmosphere? The islands in Greece have beaches to cater to everyone’s taste. These beaches stand in the top ten beaches across the world. The interesting aspect of these beaches is that they have their own unique style and character. Most of the beaches are tiny and remote; perfect for the two of you. Read this guide to find the top ten beaches in the country. The well-known Greek islands have many appealing features. People are greatly drawn to these

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