4 easy “unknown” excursions from Nafplio

Nafplio is a historic coastal town in Peloponnesos and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The town itself has many to offer but in this article we suggest four interesting destinations, not far from Nafplio,  which are relatively “unknown” and they  worth to be discovered. Pyramid of Hellinikon is a pyramid-like structure (of total dimensions 7.00…

Best souvlaki (kalamaki) in Athens ?

Souvlaki (aka kalamaki) is a popular Greek food and probably the most famous Greek street food, which you should taste if you are visiting Athens. It could be found anywhere but basically at specialized restaurants known as “souvlatzidika”. It consists of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. The original souvlaki is made…

6 villages and 1 monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos

Tinos is a wonderful island in Kyklades. For years it was known only as the island of Panagia (Virgin Mary) and probably the most famous pilgrimage site for Her Celebration every August. The pilgrims came and left from the island but never visited anything beyond the famous church of Panagia. This fact helped the villages…

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides the…

Ardas – Cross a river with your car

#uniquedestinations Ardas is an affluent of river Evros. During the ancient times it was called Arpissos. It has a total length of 290 klm, from which 240 klm are in Boulgaria and the last 49 klm in Greece. Ardas meets with Evros near the village Kastanies in Evros county. Its riverfront is rich in wild animals…

Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnesos

Kyparissi is a small village in Lakonia, squashed between the slopes of Mountain Parnonas and the shores of Myrtoan Sea. It has a character and an architectural style quite different from other seaside villages of Peloponnesos. Until the 1970s there was no motorway leading to the village and the main way of communicating with the mainland…

Zakynthos : 5 beaches to visit by boat

Zakynthos is a wonderful Greek island in the Ionian Sea, famous for its exquisite beaches (Navagio beach is probably one of the most famous in the world) and also as one of the most important natural shelters for the sea turtle Caretta – Caretta. During your stay in Zakynthos you could visit beaches, which would please all tastes. Most of…

Best burgers in Athens !!!

OK, we asked you and you told us to find the best burger in Athens. After many burgers and probably a few kilos heavier, this is our verdict : 1. Juicy Grill : There is reason why people are seeking this relatively small place in the streets of Chorargos and are lining outside to taste…

Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighbourhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighbourhood called Plaka. It lies in the northerneast side of Acropolis. The first houses were illegaly built during the reign of King Otto, at the second half of 19th century, when workers from the island of Anafi, which were considered the best…