15 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About the Greek Islands

1. FIRST THINGS FIRST There are many interesting facts to know about the South Aegean, one of the most beautiful regional units of Greece, which consists of the island groups of the Cycladesjust southeast of mainland Greece, and the Dodecanese, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Taken together, these two groups include 60 inhabited islands, each … Read more

Dodecanese Islands Greece – Real Greek Experiences

There are 15 main Dodecanese islands in Greece, with the most popular islands being Rhodes, Kos, and Patmos. Dodecanese Group Of Greek Islands Greece can be a confusing country. Take the Dodecanese for example. The name would indicate there are 12 islands, but in fact there are over 150! To confuse matters further, 26 of … Read more

5 Greek Islands for Wine Lovers

Viticulture in Greece is an ancient art and science, often with generation upon generation of winemakers continuing to use family or communal land to produce exquisite wines from age-old grape varieties. In Greece, wine lovers can quench their thirst for the magical combination of carefree holidays to the islands with dizzying visits to local wineries, … Read more

Dodecanese Islands Greece: Perfect For Greek Island Hopping

There are 15 main Dodecanese islands in Greece, with the most popular islands being Rhodes, Kos, and Patmos. Dodecanese Group Of Greek Islands Greece can be a confusing country. Take the Dodecanese for example. The name would indicate there are 12 islands, but in fact there are over 150! To confuse matters further, 26 of … Read more

Bucket List Reimagined: A Mindful Return to the Greek Islands

In a small bay flanked by thyme-covered hills and a medieval castle-topped village, I floated in perfect solitude on the shimmering Aegean Sea. Last summer was my fifth year traveling to different Greek islands like far-flung Astypalea. During the pandemic, the islands’ crystalline waters, white-and-blue villages, sweeping vistas and locals’ genuine welcome were just the … Read more

Art Collector Chrysanthos Panas Pens New Book on the Aegean Islands

Last summer, Chrysanthos Panas and his good friend Katerina Katopis-Lykiardopoulou organized a multi-day island-hopping adventure to the beautiful Aegean islands. With Flisvos Marina as their starting point, they set sail for a deep blue escape on a classic 1972 sailboat made in Greece. We can enjoy this enchanting journey over the inimitable Greek blue through … Read more