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Whether you're an independent traveler or interested in an island hopping package tour, first knowing how to plan a Greek island vacation is important to reduce the stress that of having multiple connections and hotel stays. Know when to go and how to travel to make best use of your time there.
Choosing the best Greek Islands to visit for a vacation can be quite confusing if you don't know your Mykonos from your Paros. The islands are quite diverse in landscape, architecture, cuisine and culture, so this guide selects a few that are popular and cover the entire spectrum.
With a culinary history that dates back 4000 years, Greece's cuisine has to be one of the most varied and delicious in the world. It is also touted by health experts to be among the healthiest, so there's no need to hold back when sampling all the lip smacking offerings that the country has to offer.
Think you know the history of humankind? You most often hear about massive discoveries from archaeological digs on land, but what about the discoveries of ancient underwater cities?
The ancient history and archaeology of Thessaloniki in Greece is an interesting one. The recent Thessaloniki news about the discovery of an ancient Roman road while digging for a new subway system in the heart of the city is not entirely a surprise. The most recent archaeological discovery reveals that the Roman road is about 1,800 years old, and that there was another ancient Greek road below that, believed to have been built at least another 500 years earlier.
This article lists the most colourful cities and neighbourhoods in the world, why their buildings are painted so colourfully, and the history behind them.
While most people associate Athens with the Acropolis, there's a lot more to this city than that. It combines ancient history with modern development and doesn't lose its charm in the process. Here are my favorite things to do in Athens, Greece.
Dark skies refer to large patches of sky that are relatively free of light pollution, making them perfect for any stargazer. While anyone can get away to a neighborhood park far from street lighting to see starry skies, the view won’t be as good as at a remote area devoid of artificial lighting. That’s because the sky over the park will still have sky glow from surrounding city lights. You’ll be able to see maybe 100 stars at the most at the park, but there are a few places in the world that have such pure and natural dark skies, that you can see over 1000 stars and even the Milky Way and other galaxies.