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Seeking for the best beaches in Milos

Sarakiniko beach in Milos, GreeceIn the beginning of September, we went by ferry on a five-day holiday trip to Milos, a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea and a member of the Cyclades island group. The island of Milos boasts several magnificent beaches and we were determined to visit them all. This was not an easy task at all, as there are at least 35 beaches all around the island, with […]

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Poseidon's Sanctuary and Death OracleHeading towards southern Peloponnese, the shift from the prefecture of Messenia to that of Laconia is clearly reflected in the landscape. From evergreen hills and picturesque villages built at the shore of a beautiful blue sea to a wild and dominating scenery composed of naked from vegetation mountains, tower-houses built with […]

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The breathtaking Foinikas beach

On our quest to discover new fabulous places in Greece, we decided last summer to focus on the Cyclades (Greek: Κυκλάδες). The Cyclades is a cluster of Greek islands located southeast of mainland Greece in the Aegean Sea. Out of the impressive 220 islands that consist the Cyclades (including uninhabited islands and rocky islets), we chose Koufonisia (Greek: Κουφονήσια), an idyllic island complex […]

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Meteora monastery

Meteora (Greek: Μετέωρα, which translates to “suspended in the air”) is an outstanding complex of giant rock formations near the town of Kalambaka, in the district of Thessaly. The rocks rise over 400 metres above Kalambaka and the valley of river Peneus.

It is still unclear how these rocks were formed, but it is estimated that this happened approximately 60 million years ago. The most prevalent theory about their formation is through a big river that brought geological material, such as rocks, stones and minerals, to the region. Continuous weathering by rain, wind, as well as  earthquakes, gave them their present shape. It still remains a mystery […]

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Situated in the north-east side of Aegina between Agia Marina and Souvala, the small village of Vagia is known for its traditional fishing port and for its islet, which is at swimming distance from the beach. The beach is surrounded by beautiful pine trees of various sizes, which will make your stay at the beach even more enjoyable providing you with some pleasant shade. The beach of Troulos is […]

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