An introduction to Zakynthos Island

Zakynthos Island, also often referred to as Zante, which is the name the Italians gave it, is the third largest island in the Ionian chain. Zakynthos was the name of the son of an ancient Arcadian chief, Dardanos. Zakynthos Island is known and loved for its endless sandy beaches and its crystal clear waters, as [...]

An introduction to Spetses Island

Spetses Island is a small and richly verdant island in the Saronic Gulf. It is an island of picturesque villages and architectural surprises, of abundant vegetation and natural beauty. It is famous for being the island where John Fowles once lived and the island which served as the basis for the fictional Phraxos island in [...]

An introduction to Samos Island

Samos Island is an island in the North Aegean Sea, situated close to Turkey. Samos is a large and prosperous island, abundant and mountainous with large and popular tourist resorts scattered along its coastline, and idyllic, traditional villages situated in-land amongst its mountains, valleys, and coves. Samos Island is famous for its wines and ouzo, [...]

An introduction to Lesbos Island

Lesbos Island is the largest island in the a Aegean Sea and the third largest island in all of Greece. It forms part of the North Aegean Island chain with Chios and Samos. Its cultural and commercial capital is called Mytilene, a most ancient city, which was actually founded back in the 11th century BC. [...]

An introduction to Lefkas Island

Lefkas Island, or Lefkada as it is known in Greece, is an island of the Ionian, which is actually connected to mainland Epiros via a long bridge. In fact, Lefkas was always connected to mainland Greece via a causeway and this is what makes archaeologists believe it is actually Homeric Ithaca, because the ancient story [...]

An introduction Kefalonia island

Kefalonia Island is the largest island in the chain of the Ionian Islands and is the island traditionally associated with the “seaferers.” Tourism as well as fishing and agriculture are the main industries based on the island and such, Kefalonia offers a great destination for Greek-island lovers. Kefalonia Island is a stunning destination, a mountainous [...]

An introduction to Corfu Island

Corfu Island is one of the most favoured  islands destinations in all of Greece, also known as Kerkyra, because Corfu combines a bit of the quintessential romantic and social island experience with culture, history, good cuisine and exquisite landscape. Located in the luscious Ionian Sea, this island is a verdant paradise with the most idyllic [...]

An introduction to Chios Island

Chios island lies in the North Aegean Sea, situated only seven kilometres from the coast of Turkey. Chios is a large and verdant island, the fifth largest island in Greece. Chios is famous worldwide for its unique production of Chios mastic gum, known for its therapeutic qualities. The island is also famous for its strong [...]

An introduction to Andros Island

Andros Island is the most verdant island in the Cyclades and that's probably because it is situated so close to the mainland. In fact, Andros is only about an hour and a half away from Pireaus port. The island has a unique appeal, traditional and cultural, with a strong artistic community and cultural activity. The [...]

An introduction to Aegina Island

Aegina Island is situated only thirty kilometres from Athens in the Saronic Gulf. In the ancient past, Aegina was a rival of Athens, but today is the Athenian's most popular weekend escape, due to its proximity and easy access. Names after Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, the island is rich and verdant and especially famous [...]