Evert thought of scuba diving Folegandros? Summer vacation at Folegandros is a unique experience as the character and the traditions of the island has not change through the years. The numerous sunny beaches and the small coves with the crystal...
What happens when an actress like Shay Mitchell can't decide which Greek island is best? Is it Mykonos or maybe it is Santorini? Shay Mitchell visited both this summer (2017) so she could have a personal opinion. Do you know the differences?...
Akrotiri is an extensive peninsula northwest of the prefecture of Chania, in Crete, which some of the most beautiful beaches on the island exist. Akrotiri is also home to the Technical University of Crete, the Airport of Chania and the...
Greece has thousands of islands out of which 227 are inhabited. They offer unmatched beaches, historical sites, festivals, mouth licking food and even adventure sports.  Sifnos is one of them. Sifnos is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece....
Well... if someone tells you they were hiking Mount Ida (Psiloritis) in Crete, better ask them which part and which side. Mount Ida, also known as Psiloritis (translates to: Tall Mountain), is the biggest mountain of Crete. Crete is a...
We couldn't leave without hiking Crete Greece. This island has so many mountains that they provoke you to hike them "if you dare". The tough combination of really hot and strong sun, with the wild terrain of Crete, speak out:...
Here is another set of experiences we had during our holidays in Crete island, Greece. Have you read the other two with canyoning and Chania tours? Read them, please. For this tour, Urban Adventures were our guides once more and Yiannis, a...
Chania tours are more than a plain tour. Not attending one is like not visiting that very city of Crete. Sounds too cocky? Well, it is not. Only a local who really knows the history of the city in and...
A guest post by Helen Marakis, a local in Naxos island, Greece. She moved from New York to Naxos and she describes in a rather poetic way how she experiences the island life. Helen also runs and owns the...
When in Crete you need to visit some important archaeological locations like Phaistos, where Phaistos Disc was discovered. Knossos is another famous archaeological location quite different from Phaistos. Both are in the Heraklion area. Each is better to visit early in...
Patsos gorge is a must explore one when hiking in Crete. It is near Rethymno, Crete. The gorge is almost all covered with trees, so there is plenty of shade. This gorge is considered one of the top ten gorges...
When people ask us about Kefalonia island and how many days to book there, we reply with: as many as you can afford. You can stay 20 days at least in this island and never get bored. We stayed in...
Skopelos is the island where Mamma Mia musical movie was filmed at. The exact location is the cliff/rock where Agios Ioannis church is situated. The surrounding "beach" is beautiful but really "rocky". Yet, the rock itself looks like it was...
Skopelos beaches and villages are a must to visit. They are famous for either their beaches or their food. Some are for both. Check our sea kayak article here to get an idea of how coastline looks like. Skopelos is...
One of the greenest islands of Sporades complex. Our Skopelos holidays were planned to be relaxing and they were like that indeed. So Skopelos it was! We stayed there for a week! We even had the time to go for...
Kea island in Greece, is actually a Cyclades island, like Santorini, Naxos and many more. It remains a popular destination for Athenians and tourists who stay in Athens for a few days (by the way Athens is actually a...
So you are heading to Greece, and you are thinking to go to one of the two most famous Greek islands – Mykonos or Santorini. If you are pushed for time, and you can only pick one of them,...
Vacation + Leisure is a respectable getaway magazine situated in New York city. The magazine is considered one of the most influential magazines in the world. Yearly, this publication issues their World’s Best Awards survey, inquiring an unbelievable quantity of...
There are hundreds of things to do in this island. But we wanted to put together a list of 10 things to do in Lesvos, so to understand the variety. We wrote many posts about things to do and...
While snooping around Naxos island, we wondered what were the top things to do in Naxos. The island has many beaches but were there any locations we had to see? We asked the locals and they suggested a few...