Best Places to Eat in Sphacteria

In 425 BC the citizens of Sparta received a bitter shock that changed the course of their war. After the Battle of Pylos, an Athenian force stranded a small number of Spartans on the island of Sphacteria. Their leader, the demagogue Cleon, convinced their assembly to make demands that would thwart his plan to storm … Read more

Best Places to Stay in Paros

Paros is quintessentially Greece – feta-cubed villages, endless marmalade sunsets and pretty laneways made for slow meanders. It also boasts some of the best beaches in the world and a great choice of hotels, hostels and villas. Charming Naoussa, with its natural bay and half-sunken 12th-century Venetian castle, is the obvious first choice for most. … Read more

Best Places to Stay in Arki

The top luxury hotels in Arki offer a variety of amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Many of them are located near popular landmarks, making it easy to explore the town’s attractions. For a more authentic experience, consider staying at a homestay in Arki. These accommodations are typically smaller than hotels, and … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Icaria

The island of Ikaria is famous worldwide for its long-lived residents, who inspire researchers to investigate their health and longevity. Their diet, lifestyle and environment are all under scrutiny. Most Ikarians have their own year-round gardens that provide them with a steady supply of fresh produce. Meat is consumed in moderation. Nevertheless, try paidakia (grilled … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Skyros

Skyros, the smallest island in Sporades, offers an experience of authentic Greek culture. You can visit its picturesque taverns and quality restaurants. You can also see the Skyrian Horses on its farms. And enjoy a nice sunset in Brook square. But most of all, you should try the food! Seafood Skyros (or Skoura) is a … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Thirasia

Thirasia is overlooked by tourists but it’s definitely worth a visit. It is a beautiful and traditional island with breathtaking views. It was once part of a bigger round island called Strongili that was destroyed during an eruption. It is connected to Santorini and its residual islands Palea and Nea Kameni through the iconic caldera. … Read more

Best Places to Stay in Erikousa

The most northern island of the Corfu archipelago, Erikoussa is a hidden gem about 8 nautical miles north-west of Corfu town. It’s a peaceful place of pristine beaches and traditional village life. Choose between upscale villas like The Thinking Traveller’s hilltop hideaway Gaia; barefoot-chic boutique hotels such as Acantha Boutique Hotel; or renovated historic properties … Read more

Best Places to Stay in Meganisi

A beautiful island of crystalline waters and lush green scenery, Meganisi is a destination that should not be missed. It’s the ideal choice for travelers who want to experience a truly authentic Greek vacation. From the Papanikolis Cave to the quaint Limonari and Pasoumaki beaches, there are a variety of rocky and sandy shorelines that … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Nisyros

The island of Nisyros offers great natural scenery, amazing beaches and a unique volcano you can walk inside! It’s easy to explore Mandraki on foot with its traditional houses and pretty little details. You can also sit at Adrikos cafe on Ilikiomeni square and enjoy the impromptu music sessions. The best places to eat on … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Lesvos

The tavernas in Lesvos provide traditional Greek dishes and seafood. They also serve tsipouro and raki, a strong spirit made from distilled grapes. They also offer mastic liqueur from the island of Chios. Samis in the upper Eressos village is a great place to eat at. The food is authentic and the place has a … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Samiopoula

Less than a nautical mile off Samos’ southern coast is the tiny island of Samiopoula. It offers authenticity and escape in big measure. There’s a nice selection of cocktails and Greek food. I had the riganada and my partner had the burger (they use a plant-based patty). The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. Il … Read more

Best Places to Eat in Alimia

Best Places to eat in Alimia This is my list of the top places to eat in Alimia. It is based on the quality of food, service and atmosphere. A great place to grab a quick breakfast or lunch. They have a variety of healthy options including smoothie bowls and avocado toast. 1. Anchor Cafe … Read more