Islands near Thessaloniki

Islands near Thessaloniki

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you say Greek Islands? If you’re like most people, you’d think of Santorini, Mikonos or some other islands by south of Athens. Some would think of Corfu and some others of Crete, Zante or Rhodes. How many of...
Top 20 Things to Do on Aegina Island

Top 20 Things to Do on Aegina Island

Aegina belongs to the Saronic (or Argo-Saronic) group of islands. The capital is Aegina Town, which is also the main starting point for boat trips to surrounding islands such as Moni, Agistri and Dorousa. Here’s more information on all Greek island groups for...
Moni Island & a Beach in Greece with Wild Peacocks

Moni Island & a Beach in Greece with Wild Peacocks

Less than one hour away from Athens, the island of Aegina welcomes its visitors with a laid back atmosphere, good food, wonderful sunsets, pistachio orchards, monasteries and ancient temples. While the beaches aren’t up to par with some of the best Cretan beaches such...
Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

Among all beaches in West Crete, Menies beach was a nice surprise. Located on Rodopos Peninsula (or Rodopou), Menies beach sits in a small bay by the end of a very long and dusty road that passes though olive groves and rocky mountains. It is a beach as you can rarely...
Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other

Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other

Located in the northwest of Crete, Chania boasts some of the most amazing beaches on the island. I’ve covered my favorite beaches in Chania, here, but I feel that Seitan Limania (Stefanou Beach) deserves an article of its own. This sandy beach is something you...

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