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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The location of ancient Mycenae

The Mycenae, the palace of the legendary Agamemnon is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Peloponnese. The position of the citadel of Mycenae was privileged and strategic. Naturally and artificially fortified, it not only supervises the entire Argolid plain but it also controls all the passages leading out of the Argolid. Thanks to this privileged position the Mycenaeans had under their control the trade with the southern Greece, Asia Minor, Cyprus and Egypt. As we are informed by Homer in the Iliad, the ruler of Mycenae dominated the Corinthia, Achaia, and of the many islands of the

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The mountain of Pelion

Pelion is a mountain in the prefecture of Magnesia next to the city of Volos , with a height of 1,624 feet (top Pourianos Cross). In Greek mythology it was the summer residence of the gods and home of the Centaurs . It spreads from northwest to southeast with an approximate length of 44 km and a width ranging from 10 km in the south to 25 km in the north. The highest peak is located on the north side of the mountain and not is visited because of the existence of military bases. The whole mountain is covered with

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How to eat when you go Hiking

Just like a car needs fuel to drive, so does the human body need food and drink to build up the energy needed to walk. The provisions you take with you will largely depend on your own preferences, the duration of the hike, and if you will be able to replenish your supplies along the way. In general, good planning and precautions can prevent serious nutrition problems. In this section, we will look at all aspects of good Hiking nutrition. Selecting your Foods Hiking Provisions – Outdoor Nutrition Selecting what food to take with you will depend on your plans.

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How to pack your Holiday Baggage

There are many last minute appealing holiday travel deals to be secured which includes holiday bed and breakfast accommodation with attractive last minute deals. You can also easily make a comparison between the hotel rates to secure the best deal. The last and the most crucial action to take after securing your last minute holiday deals includes what to pack and how to pack your holiday baggage. Packing your bag for a holiday trip, a short break or even a business trip can sometimes be a tough core. In addition, packing for others like children and partners can lead to

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Everything you should know about Greek wines

Wines are consumed in almost all parts of the world and if you are a wine lover you must know something about the Greek wines. Or… you might have rarely heard about Greek wines just because you do not have any interest in the history of wine. Today wine is being produced in almost all countries around the globe and is very popular among the masses. Actually the production of wine started in Greece in very ancient times. It may date back to two thousand years ago. History tells us that during that past era, wine was produced by the

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Town of Parga

Parga is the most touristic destination of Epirus. Built on the outskirts of the Venetian castle with a great history and natural beauty, Parga has traditional full bloom houses with wooden balconies and tiled roofs. Parga combines harmoniously the mountain with the sea. On the one hand there is an immense olive grove and on the other there are rocks in the sea, creating strange sounds and sensations. It is a cosmopolitan place with few but good beaches and infrastructure for water sports. You will find several restaurants and developed infrastructure for hosting with several options for hotels rooms and

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The town of Grevena

Vast forests and abundant water characterize the prefecture of Grevena. Its capital is Grevena City, built in an area full of vegetation.It is worthwhile to visit the Cathedral, the Central Public Library and the Theatre, built in Kastraki according to ancient Greek models. Of stunning beauty are the villages of the Sierra Voio: Amigdalies, Lohmi and Aidonia. On the higher slopes of Mount Liggos, lie the facilities of the ski resort of Vasilitsa. It is especially known for its small chalet and its ski tracks that are an ideal place for snowboarders. Another reason that it is so popular, is

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Why Greece is an ideal place in which to hold conferences

   Organizing a conference or a scientific or a professional nature meeting, the first thing you should look for is if the area you choose meets the requirements for holding an event like this.  Also, you must take into account the number of people who will participate and the kind of event. Greece, meets plenty of the requirements for a meeting and that’s why is in the list of the 20 most popular destinations for holding conferences. The great climate, the gorgeous natural beauties, the cultural treasure, the famous hospitality, the luxuries and well-equipped hotels and the great variety of

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