Posts Tagged: Greece

Northeastern Aegean Islands

Samos, Ikaria, Chios, Lesvos, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Psara, Fournoi, Oinousses, Samothrace and Thassos are among the islands that complete the picture of the northeastern Aegean. The climate is warm and temperate Mediterranean. Temperatures in the summer can go as high as 27°C and 11°C low in the winter. There are steady breezes throughout the year… Read more »

Villas for sale in Corfu

Corfu

‘Somewhere between Calabria and Corfu the blue really begins…you are aware of a change in the heart of things: aware of the horizon beginning to stain at the rim of the world: aware of islands coming out of the darkness to meet you’. So begins Lawrence Durrell’s 1945 ode to Corfu, Prospero’s Cell. Even today,… Read more »

Paxos

The quiet main town of Gaios, which has retained its elegant Venetian architecture, acts a the island’s harbour and social centre. The two other villages of note are Loggos and Lakka, with their tiny cluster of houses and cafes. However, the real beauty of Paxos lies in its charming countryside. Hire a boat and explore… Read more »

Ithaca

Ithaca is the second smallest of the Ionian islands, still unspoiled. A gorgeous rocky island with verdant vegetation, mountainous villages with traditional character that is generally identified with Homer’s Ithaca, the home of Odysseus from Odyssey and Cavafy’s “Ithaca,” the symbol of adventure, travel and continuous pursuit. It stands among the other Ionian islands as… Read more »

Kefalonia

.The capital of the island is Argostoli, a neat and pleasant town filled with cafes, restaurants and bars. Take a seat at Ampelaki Restaurant, a little gem that combines the best quality ingredients with a passion for Kefalonian and Greek cuisine, or take your pick from the bustling cafes crowding the main square, Platia Valiianou…. Read more »

Athens in Spotlight: Documenta 14

The ambitious endeavour, first time exhibited outside its native country, is inspired by the intense greek challenges of economic crisis as well as the strenuous immigration wave. The enormous contemporary art exhibition, presented every five years as a “museum of 100 days”, will share its 14th edition between Kassel and Athens, where 160 international artists… Read more »