We hypothesized that the Sithonia Peninsula would be the perfect choice for relaxing holidays. It was a mistake.… Read More Halkidiki Beaches, Greece: Where to Go and Where Not!
The real appeal of the island of Rhodes, Greece, is in its unique history.… Read More Greek-Crusaders Rhodes: City and Island
Did you ever wonder why sailing is so appealing? It is attractive even for people who cannot travel by yacht a few minutes without Dramamine. It is attractive even for people who cannot swim, and who are afraid of the sea. But most of all, sailing, yachts, and the sea are attractive for people… Read More Why Sailing and Why the Island of Rhodes?
Summer. Athens is melting in the heat, thermometers show 40 degrees in the shade. You can, of course, spend all your time on the beach, but it is unforgivable for Greece. Even if you rest on the islands, muster the courage and make a day trip to Athens. Agree with me, it is better… Read More Ancient Greek Statues from My Childhood
Myths of ancient Greece are fairytales. I liked them from childhood and have read them all, but I don’t think that my mother read those myths to me at bedtime. Most of these ancient stories could be very successful screenplays for horror films. Take the biography of the main Greek god, Zeus, for example.… Read More Why I Went to Ancient Crete and Why You Should
Just like many true archaeologists, you may not be delighted with the methods of Heinrich Schliemann, but you will not fail to take off your hat before such a strong belief in oneself and one’s own success. The Greeks forgot where Troy was. The Greeks forgot where Delphi was. The Greeks forgot where Mycenae was.… Read More Heinrich Schliemann and His Mycenae