Wednesday, December 19, 2018
If there was one word to describe the Greek island of Crete, it would be "diverse." Sandy beaches hide among soaring mountains, palm tree forests grow in the middle of sprawling plains, bustling modern cities share coastlines with centuries-old...
Used as the backdrop for epic tales by both Homer and Shakespeare, the island of Corfu (also spelt Korfu or Kerkyra) continues to attract weary travellers looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The sight...
A massive volcanic eruption around 1650 B.C. forced the centre of what was then a single island to implode and succumb to the sea. Some say that this was the original home of the lost city of Atlantis, which...
Few cities rival Athens when it comes to historical importance. As the sun rises over the smooth marble monuments of the Acropolis and fills the cobblestone streets along its base, the people of Athens emerge from their homes and...