The Benefits of Travelling Around Greece In Your Own Campervan Greece is a beautiful place to visit, made even better if you can travel at your own pace and sleep wherever you want. Having a campervan gives you the chance to discover Greece in a whole new way, and for those looking to
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How to Make Your Holiday Photos from Aegina Island as Memorable as Possible Holidays are often some of the most memorable and extravagant times of our lives. Of all the things that we do and places that we see, the places where we spend our precious time away with our loved ones are
Greeks worldwide are preparing to celebrate their pascha or Greek Orthodox Easter. Considered the most important holiday on the Greek calendar, Orthodox Easter’s uniqueness lies more in the week leading up the event rather than the actual religious holiday.
4 Reasons To Visit Greece With Your Family Going on holiday with your children can be a wonderful thing, but it can also be a worry; there is a lot to consider, and making sure you choose the right place to visit is one of the most important decisions you will need to
5 Destinations to Enjoy an Experience Holiday Everyone strives to book a holiday that will give them an amazing experience. Whether that’s enjoying the warm azure seas of the Greek coastline or hiking the mountains of the Alps, there is an abundance of experiences that cater for all interests. Experience holidays not only
How to Show Your Gratitude to Holiday Hosts You’ve just spent/ the most sun-soaked, luxurious, tastebud-tantalizing week on a Greek island, enjoying the peaceful coves, ancient temples, and vibrant restaurants, and coming home each evening to find your apartment pristine and inviting. Hosts on holiday can take many forms: from hands-off hoteliers to
Unfortunately lots of dogs and cats are getting poisoned on Aegina, although it's against the law and totally unhuman! Although local authorities are aware of this situation, too little has been done to stop these practices, the killers are still around! Please read the text below to prepare yourself to save an animal in case
Aegina, which is one Greece’s Saronic Islands, is dubbed the Pistachio Island because of the numerous pistachio trees that you can see practically everywhere. This lovely island is also famous for its centuries-old Doric Temple or better known as the Temple of Aphaea, which is dedicated to the Greek Goddess, Aphaea. If you desire to
Walking guide to 42 Greek islands (1987) © Gerald Ephraim Nektarios Thompson, Mesagros, Aegina, Greece, 2014. Transcription by David Royle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. First Edition: 15 March 2014. CLICK HERE to read the walking guide online CLICK HERE to download the PDF Gerald Thompson was born in 1933 in the Northern English industrial town
Greek TV cook Vasilis Kallidis did visit with his programme Nostimi Gi Aegina island last February. He cooked on various locations. The programme was broadcasted on Sunday 23th of March on Alpha Channel. On top of this page you see the trailer of the programme. CLICK HERE to see Nostimi Gi on Aegina (full programme)
In books about local traditions we find 'general' traditions for every season of the year, practically for every week of the month too! For today, Thursday, Tsiknopempti, they write about Nettle pie.
“Kleidona” in Homer meant something unknowable, but later on came to mean a form of divination. As a custom, it derives from ancient Greece and the wild Dionysiac festivals and it is mentioned in Byzantine chronicles. Recently in Aegina the custom was revived after many years: “For the older ones to remember, and the younger
During my beautiful, carefree, childhood years the preparations for the celebration of Easter began during the last week of the Carnival. In our schools, every class, particularly the younger pupils, made The lady Lent on the Saturday (the school week was then six days!) before Cheese Fare Sunday! The materials were always the same, a sheet of cardboard, white on one side and grey on the other, a writing pad with its transparent pape r to copy the design, and some carbon paper for better results!