Posts tagged Greek
Postcards from Paros island

Paros in Greece is among the most popular islands in the Cyclades that is postcard-worthy and heavenly substantial, to say the least. Some of the oldest European civilizations have been embraced in this part of the world, bridging culture and history bringing with it food, music and architecture. Paros has dozens of crystalline beaches awarded the blue flag under the Blue Flags of Europe Program, providing visitors with the options for not only for swimming, but also water sports activities. Although the locals consider the mainland peninsula to be the 'real Greece'.

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72hrs in Athens

Athens is the city that gave birth to democracy and shaped modern society as we know it (and enjoy it) today. It counts more than 3,400 years in recorded history and has been a centre of the arts, philosophy, athleticism, knowledge and science since forever. The Classical Athens of centuries ago was a powerful city-state and the cradle of Western civilisation where culture prospered and flourished. 

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72hrs in Agios Nikolaos, Crete

What we love best about Crete is its diversity, from big touristy resort areas to remote villages where you can experience a true Greek dreamscape. Agios Nikolaos is the perfect balance of the two, as we found the town to be sleepy and leisurely vibrant at the same time, with an arty element to the street art culture and art attack at the luxury sea front Minos Beach Art Hotel. What we indulged best was the surreal serenity that we had the privilege to experience, making it one of our best summer breaks yet. 

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Anemi: A Boutique Experience in Folegandros

The Cyclades never stop to amaze with their Architectural pluralism while maintaining a common character. The Design hotel “Anemi” is no different, located on Folegandros, it blends almost naturally to the wilderness and roughness of the barren island. It was designed by Alexandros Samaras with the aim to balance luxury, comfort, style and tradition. The Anemi Hotel in Karavostasi consists of 12 detached two-storey houses, built on the periphery of a large infinity pool overlooking the bay. The building complex is fully incorporated into the surrounding hills and landscape. The result is 44 rooms that offer undisturbed garden or sea views and integrate to the island morphology and architecture.

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