The Story Behind the Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is a famous marathon which is run every April in Boston, Massachusetts, in the USA. The Boston Marathon began on 19 April 1897 and the distance of the race is 26.219 miles. It is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's most prestigious road racing events. It is held every year to celebrate Patriots Day, a holiday marking the beginning of the American Revolution, linking the Athenian and American spirit and struggle for democracy.

Greece is for coffee lovers

Are you a coffee lover with a desire for travel? Greece is one of the best destinations for coffee enthusiasts and offers something for every coffee aficionado. It is as renowned for its coffee culture as it is for its historic monuments. So, coffee buffs rejoice! You've come to the right place because Greece is for… coffee lovers!

Easter Sunday Feast in Greece

Are you planning to visit Greece during Easter? Then, you’ll be pleased to hear that Easter is a magical time to be in Greece! It is the biggest religious holiday of the year and every corner in Greece celebrates Easter in its own unique way. While each region may have its own local customs, there are several festivities deeply rooted in tradition that are practiced by everyone. These customs and age-old traditions come alive for the largest and richest feasts in Christianity, spring, and life!

 

Athens sightseeing tours for all tastes and budgets

With endless options of things to do and see, Athens is the best destination for sightseeing! It is a vibrant metropolis and a center for arts, history, and culture. Visit the famous historical sites, explore the hidden gems in the old district of Plaka or relax at one of the city’s many coffee shops. Feel the heart of old and modern Athens, mingle with the locals and let the city vibe take over! More than just a relic of its glorious past, the city has something for every kind of traveler and is bustling with curious visitors all year round.

Souvenirs from Greece with love

Greece is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations and is home to numerous historical monuments and sites, incredible architecture, sun-kissed beaches, and a paradise for distinctly unique souvenirs. The things to buy in Greece are endless and may differ from region to region. Whether it’s a work of art for the lovers of handmade goods or something edible for the food connoisseurs, Greece has it all.

Family fun shore excursions in Greece

Wondering whether the whole family will enjoy a cruise vacation to Greece? The answer is - absolutely! Surrounded by sea and counting thousands of islands, Greece offers you the opportunity to visit several different places over a short period of time with fun and enrichening shore excursions for your family to enjoy at each port of call. Sea, sun and family fun shore excursions make Greece the ideal family cruise destination!

 

It’s Christmas time again! Time for holidays after a long and challenging year.

It is time to honour our friends from Canada and the USA; the people that have trusted us, as their travel planners for their trips in Greece and their shore excursions.

Australia will follow 💝 

Feeling so lucky and blessed!

So, where do you hope to visit in 2019? Is Greece in your travel plans or dream destinations? Come on - don't be shy! Share your dreams with us and we will make sure you experience Greece like an insider.

Greek Christmas
Kalanta Greek Christmas Carols
Karavi for Greek Christmas
Christmas roast lamb
Greek customs Christmas bread
Kourabiedes Christmas sweets
Kalikatzaroi
Christmas activities
Christmas activities in the city
Christmas Christmas tree

The best time to visit Greece in winter is Christmas. Christmas trees, shiny ornaments and bright lights decorate the streets and joyful melodious bells and children’s carols echo through the cities and villages. The season’s festivities and customs are centered around friends, family and food and are filled with joy. Wherever you go, people are welcoming, open and friendly and greet you with “Chronia Polla” (many years) or “Kala Christougenna” (Merry Christmas). Now add a dash of Greek hospitality to your Christmas holidays and you’ve got all the ingredients for the most unforgettable winter vacation ever! Because nothing says Christmas like Greek hospitality!

Athens street food
Koulouri stand Athens
Athens traditional koulouri
Tyropita street food
Koulouri Athens street food
Traditional roasted chestnuts in Athens
Corn on the cob Athens street food
Grilled corn on the cob Athens
Fish in a cone
Athens souvlaki
Athens vegan food
Athens streets
Best shopping in Athens
Athens loukoumades

Athens is an emerging gastronomy destination overflowing with flavors. Thanks to its variety of influences, the dynamic Athens’ street food scene has never been so exciting. There are the traditional street food choices like the Greek souvlaki, but they’re by no means the only available options. The Greek capital is booming with delicious, cheap yet healthy selections that cater to all tastes. And what better way to experience the culture of the city than to sample its street food!

Zeus the king of the gods
Olympia the playground of the gods
God Hermes
Goddess Athena
God Poseidon
God Hephaestus
God Dionysus
The Greek Gods
Apollo god of light
Goddess Aphrodite
Greek Goddesses
Ares and Aphrodite
Goddess Demeter
Goddess Artemis
God Zeus
Zeus and Hera

The Greek gods live in a cloud palace on Mount Olympus, however, they are often found traveling somewhere around Greece. These gods have special qualities, and each has control over a different aspect of life. They usually behave like soap-opera personas who lack morals and are slaves to lust, jealousy and greed. The Greek Gods represent humanity at its best and worst. The peculiar adventures of the gods have inspired painters, sculptures, writers, musicians and psychoanalysts for centuries.

It may not be exactly like trying to spot a celebrity on a Hollywood tour, however, recognizing a Greek god or goddess can be just as exciting. So, if searching for the gods tickles your fancy, here are the top 12 places to spot the Greek Gods, the “stars” of Greek mythology.

 

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