The Heraeum temples

Heraeum temple is an ancient temple also known as sanctuary which was dedicated to Hera queen of Olympian gods. There were many temples of this kind with the most important of them being the Argive Heraeum located about 5 miles northeast Argos in Greece.  This is where Hera’s cult was actually established early in 750 BC. This is a location that was also home to a number of other temples of which the last known temple was Doric order which was designed by architect Eupolemos in 423 BC.  The temple housed a very important gold as well as ivory statue

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The island of Patmos

Patmos is an island dressed in the Aegean white and blue. It’s a blessed island with unique beauty. Patmos is a religious centre with a global interest thanks to the Cave of Revelation and the Patmos Monastery. The island of Patmos has been declared since 1999 as a Monument of the World Heritage by UNESCO. Also, it’s a very interesting touristic destination which gets away from the common Aegean islands as it combines a beautiful natural environment and gentle touristic development. In Patmos you will find everything need a visitor for a pleasant staying, as it has excellent modern facilities.

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Information and Advice for Senior Travelers

Excitement associated with traveling never perishes with age. Senior travelers can also make their traveling really pleasant and enjoyable. They can fly, opt for the road trip and cruise their way for receiving a great vacation. However, there are some advices, information and tips senior travelers need to follow in order to make traveling at this age even more enjoyable. And when you are planning for a trip to Greece, you must go through these advices and tips first. These tips are also helpful for those who are planning their vacation for others destinations and wish to make it more

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Beach photography in Greece

Greece is a beautiful country of islands that are rich in natural landscapes forms like mountains, forests and plains. However, the beaches of Greece are most picturesque and the spots most visited by local and international tourists visiting the island country. The Greek beaches are sandy and easy to use for sun bathing. So, tourists want to laze lying on the golden sands and get tanned by the warm sun above. The climate is also great and allows for travel by boat, ship, land or rail at almost all times of the year. The waters by the beaches are crystal

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Scuba Diving in Greece

Scuba Diving is a part of everyone’s bucket list and it is an experience that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. Scuba Diving 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 some of the finest spots for enthusiastic scuba divers which are unparalleled to any other place in the world. From exploring shipwrecks, ancient Greek treasures to cave diving, Greece diving is an inimitable and adventurous experience waiting for everyone.

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Hydra Island

Hydra is an island in the Saronic Gulf. It is an extremely picturesque, aristocratic and cosmopolitan island. The island is famous for its natural beauty, the vibrant life and receives every year a large number of visitors. It owes its name to the abundant waters, gushing from the springs that had been there in antiquity. The town of Hydra is built in the middle of the northern coast, at the head of a closed bay surrounded by bare, rocky mountains. The visitors who approach it are first struck by the sight of a tall and imposing mansion overlooking the harbor

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The Ionian Revolt

 The Ionian Revolt (499-494 BC) was the result of the hard effort of the Greek cities on the eastern coasts of the Aegean Sea (also known as Ionia of Asia Minor) to free themselves from the Persian inspection which finally ended up to a strong conflict. During this conflict, the abilities of the Greeks and Persians were challenged greatly. The final dominance of the Persians which was a result of the bad organization and the lack of cooperation through the rebellious Greeks. Without a capable leadership, underestimating the Persian military force and internally fragmented, the Ionians of Asia Minor led

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Mount Pelion at summer

During the summer, Pelion is a very special place for holidays as it offers a charming combination of shady forests, picturesque manors, wonderful small or large beaches, water sports or mountain activities and of course delicious local food. The summer in Pelion is season suitable for camping, cool dives and little trips in the surrounding islands of the Pagasetic Gulf. In fact, it is an earthly paradise where everyone has to visit and enjoy the beautiful contrasts in a place which combines sea and mountain. The Mount Pelion charms the visitor with its verdant slopes and the picturesque lovely villages

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Canyons in Greece

   In Greece there are a lot of extremely fascinating canyons in several places of the country, in the mainland and the islands. On their inaccessible walls a wide range of rare wildflowers is hosted  and many birds have built their lairs on this safe place. If you visit Greece, canyoning is one of the things you have to try! A canyon crossing can offer you unforgettable experiences and strong feelings as why you have to hike, to climb, to come off rocks, to cross rivers, to swim even to dive into the water! If you love both excitement and entertainment,

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Holiday villas in Greece

The Greek Islands and the territory are the ideal Villa Holiday destination with sun drenched beaches, picturesque landscapes and charming villages each with their own local character.  Let yourself feel the Greek passion of life, enjoy a lazy lunch under the tree shade of a traditional tavern, shop in the local stores and create your own ‘’meze’’ back in the privacy of your own villa or spend all day sitting in the cool breeze whilst sipping some locally produced wine.  With the flexibility of living in a holiday villa in Greece, you can do as little or as much as

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