The Excess 11 is making her World Première! | EXCESS Catamarans

In January 2020, at Boot Düsseldorf, the smallest model in the Excess range will be making her world premiere. Make no mistake about it, with her hull length of 11 meters (36’), this catamaran already has everything you’d find on a bigger boat: comfort, space and sailing sensations. Like her big sisters, she is as well suited for coastal cruising …

Ikarian honey: The secret ingredient to long life? – CBS News

Not far from the picture-perfect tourist hubs of Santorini and Mykonos, where cruise ships unload tourists by the thousands, sits another Greek island, more rugged but no less remarkable. Ikaria is off the beaten path. Up the winding mountain roads of this isolated isle, you’re likely to notice brightly-painted boxes dotting the landscape. And what’s happening inside those boxes is …

Santorini whitewashed village

Qatar Airways: New Seasonal Flights to Santorini from Doha in 2020 – GTP Headlines

Qatar Airways on Monday announced new seasonal flights from Doha to Greece’s popular island of Santorini for summer 2020. The airline will be the first Gulf carrier to begin direct flights to Santorini, its fourth destination in Greece after Athens, Mykonos and Thessaloniki, with services to begin on May 20, 2020. Up to four weekly flights will be offered between …

Condor and Lufthansa Will Launch New Flights To Greece In 2020 – Simple Flying

Two German airlines will increase their presence in Greece next year. Condor and Lufthansa have both scheduled additional flights to the Greek islands to complement their Summer 2020 offering.  Germany to Greece In summer 2020, there will be five new services helping to connect German travelers to one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe. Both Lufthansa and Condor …

Arachova, Mainland Greece’s Wintertime Gem | GreekReporter.com

If you are one of those who believe that all Greece has to offer is beautiful sandy beaches and crystal-clear salt water under the hot Mediterranean sun, that could only mean that you have never been in the country during wintertime. Because if you have, then you definitely know the beautiful town of Arachova, Greece’s ideal winter destination. The cosmopolitan …

Church of Agioi Apostoloi (Church of the Holy Apostles) – Kalamata, Greece – Atlas Obscura

After the fall of the Despotate of the Morea in 1460, almost all of Greece was under Ottoman occupation. On March 23 1821, Theodoros Kolokotronis, his nephew Nikitas Stamatelopoulos (known as the “Turk Eater”), cleric Gregorios Papaflessas, and other revolutionary leaders led a revolt against the occupying Ottomans. This revolt eventually resulted in the liberation of Kalamata. After the final victory, …

Say Cheers… to 12 Original Greek Beers | Athens Insider

In Greece for the summer and want to drink like a local? How about trying one of the many indigenous born-and-brewed beers? Athens Insider plays beertender and rounds up a few of the coolest beers to try this summer. From Athens to Peloponnese, Crete or Santorini, Greece prides itself in a whole range of lagers, ales and beers bursting with …

Divani Palace Acropolis Fortification Wall – Athens, Greece – Atlas Obscura

Divani Palace Acropolis Fortification Wall Athens has had numerous fortification walls around the city since ancient times. When the Second Persian War ended in 479 BC, it resulted in the destruction of most buildings, statues, and walls in and around the city. After the departure of the Persians, the citizens began planning the rebuild of the city. Athenian statesman Themistocles feared …

Micro Cyclades Sailing with a skipper

Micro Cyclades Sailing; a 7 days Mykonos-Mycro Cyclades- sailing itinerary. A relaxing itinerary for a week sailing in the Micro Cyclades, yet we do recommend that itineraries be kept flexible. Every itinerary is subject to various factors such as weather conditions or a change of heart. As always every pre-planned itinerary, with the exception of the Port of Departure and redelivery, …