Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons to visit Greece and explore its diverse countryside. This time, we are going to the western part of the country, in the lands of Aetolia and Acarnania where high mountains give their place to fertile valleys, lagoons and lakes. Let us introduce you to this relatively unknown part of Greece and truly live Greece like a local!
Wondering which movie to watch this weekend? Here is a list of award-winning movies filmed in Greece to feed your wanderlust!
Greece is perhaps one of the best places for sunset-lovers, offering a plethora of idyllic locations to choose from and enjoy this magical time of the day. Come with us on this "trip" to show you what we think to be the best places to catch the sunset in Greece.
Summer is here, and for some who are planning their summer escapes, that is pretty exciting news. In case you choose to visit Greece this summer and it is your first time to the country, here are some things/questions we advise you to never do if you want to experience the country like a local!
Greece is one of the top-visited destinations in Europe during summertime, with flocks of people gathering on the many exquisite islands. The temperature can reach up and over 35℃ (95℉) and scorchingly sunny in the summer months, which may be great for the mid-20s and tanned folk, but can be quite a challenge for families, older or paler visitors! There is no doubt that the busiest months of July and August attract the crowds, but that does not mean to say this is the best time to visit Greece. Check out the top choices for spring in Greece if you want to experience our beautiful country before it gets swamped by visitors from across the world and before sweating season comes out to play!
The word 'barbarian' derives from the Greek word barabaros, which means 'one who babbles in an unknown language'. People who spoke in languages that the ancient Greeks could not understand were considered 'babbelers'. Thus, according to ancient Greek standards, if you visit Greece and don’t speak a few words you are a barbarian! In order to make sure you can practice a bit before you come to Greece, and to ensure you avoid the babbler status, take a look at some of the most useful Greek words and phrases that will help you get by during your stay.
Does traveling with kids sound more like a challenge than a vacation? Are you worried about keeping the young ones entertained so that you can enjoy your hard-earned break? This family travel guide to Greece is designed to give you tips on how you and your family can have a wonderful time doing activities that all members love that will result in memories that will last a lifetime!
As far as destinations go, Greece is universally accepted to fall under the 'summer destination' category, right? Wrong! Unbeknownst to most, the country of 6,000 islands is actually a pretty cool winter destination as well. We have ski centers, warm chalets, and quaint mountain villages, not to mention the vivid nightlife the Greeks are so famous for, which stays very much alive during the winter months as well. Take a look at our favorite ski resorts in Greece, as well as our pick of what to combine your favorite extreme sport with.