Archive for the ‘Greece’ Category

Rethymnon – The Serene City

March 5th, 2013 at 11:00 am » Comments (2)

There are few things as pleasurable as taking a walk around Rethymnon old town (Palia Poli). More than any other of Crete’s historic cities it has managed to retain much of its original Venetian and Turkish heritage. The town sits midway between the major cities of Heraklion and Chania but maintains its own very individual [...]

The Blue Cruise – a very different way of cruising

March 2nd, 2013 at 11:00 am » Comments (5)

“You do have a mall on the boat, don’t you?” I was recently asked that question by a potential guest inquiring about one of our Blue Cruises. The question is a perfectly reasonable one, but at the same time totally absurd. Here’s why. Cruising is huge these days. There are about 300 cruise liners operating [...]

Experiencing the Incredible Holidays in Greece?

January 9th, 2013 at 6:02 pm » Comments (8)

Think of Greece and what comes to mind? Zeus and the pantheon of Greek Gods, Helen of Troy, Jason and the Argonauts, Odysseus, Achilles, Homer and Iliad are but a few of the legends that emanated from Greece. Greece is where ancient cultures were transplanted and flourished and from where they disseminated to other lands. [...]