Monasteries, hermitages, and religious caves of Patmos The appeal of the island of Patmos does not dwell only on its Chora, a magnificent whitewashed village dominated by the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian. It also lives in its secluded hermitages, solitary churches, and green landscapes. Whether you are interested in…
Going Back to Falasarna. Our last trip to Falasarna was about two years ago but the idea of visiting again never abandoned me. Falasarna lies on the westernmost coast of Crete, some people classify the beaches of the bay as among the most beautiful in the world.
Santorini island is magical, inspiring, majestic. Captivating, alluring and mesmerizing? It definitely is. Yet it is also more than just a …ridiculously gorgeous island. Spectacular to the eye, but also fulfilling to the soul! Santorini has a strong cultural heritage that it displays with pride, if you are keen on discovering it.
Why a Mythological Tour of Athens? Endless are the proposals for walking tours in Athens. Yet, as someone who’s grown up listening to the stories of the Gods of the Olympus, I could not choose otherwise. So I go in touch with Alternative Athens and after going through their website, I made up my mind; their mythological proposal was the one I wanted to experience… And it was a wise decision.
It May still be a bit cold for the Mediterranean. Yet, Greece, often seen as just a Summer destination, offers excellent weather all year round. Take a look at these cultural to-dos for a trip to Greece this May.
The Holy Soul of Istanbul, The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and The Basilica Cistern. a Triangle of Peace. Early morning: two melodies, seagulls and the call of the muezzins. I get myself lost in the soul of the city. The Holy Soul of Istanbul.
Back at school, in History class, Turkey used to ignite my imagination. I could do nothing but dream about it. And now… Now, I’m on my way to Istanbul. I cannot believe it. I’m heading to Der Saadet, the Gate to Prosperity.