Visiting Ancient Olympia

Visiting Ancient Olympia

Located in the West of Peloponnese, Olympia is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. The UNESCO World Heritage site was the place that hosted the first Olympic games every four years from 776 BC. Olympia wasn’t just the site that hosted the Olympics, it was a national shrine that hosted temples, monuments, altars and theatres in an […]

Holidays In Icaria

Holidays In Icaria

Icaria is an island in the Aegean Sea which takes its name from the myth of Icarus, who tries to escape from Crete using wings made from wax and feathers. When he ignored his father Daedalus’ advice about flying too close to the sun he plummeted out of the sky into the sea near this island. Known as the island […]

Holidays To The Greek Islands

Holidays To The Greek Islands

Greece has 6000 islands and they are a hotbed for tourists with their climate, food and clear blue waters. Only 230 are populated and 80 of them have a population of over 100. There are six basic island groups, the Saronic, Northern Spoardes, Ionian Islands, Dodecanese Islands and The Cyclades. A popular holiday destination, I first discovered these beautiful islands […]

Things To Visit In Athens

Things To Visit In Athens

Athens is regarded as the birthplace of western civilisation and a famed centre of arts, learning and philosophy. It was the home of Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum. A thoroughly modern city, the city has architecture that ranges from classical architecture through to Bauhaus and Art Deco. It was voted third best European city to visit in 2015. In this […]