The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was built between the years 292 and 280 BC, to commemorate the successful outcome of the war against the troops of Demetrios Poliorcetes (The Besieger), one of the epigones (epigoni) of Alexander the Great. It was built by Charis…

Kalimera

Kalimera means good morning. But thats not all. It means a new day has begun, a day full of sun, sea, joy, happiness, a day full of hope. A day that follows a magical, musical night and leads to something even more promising.

A new beginning, a chance to meet new friends, experience new tastes, discover an ancient civilization and live your dreams. As the Greek warm, morning light takes over, inspiration, inner peace and love, are only a grasp away.

Good morning is always said with a smile and heartfelt hospitality. For us Greeks, kalimera is more than a word, its a way of life.

Discovering Rhodes

Rhodes stunning beaches, shimmering blue seas and long hot summers attract thousands of holiday-makers each year, but there’s more to this fascinating island than lying by the East Mediterranean. Steeped in natural beauty and full of attractions and personality. Rhodes will appeal to partygoers but also to the amateur archaeologists looking to discover their own part of Ancient Greece. But most of all Rhodes offer its best to the couples and families seeking for a relaxed and secure place to spend their holidays.

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August 15: Religious holiday is the perfect excuse for Greece to throw a grand party

August 15: Religious holiday is the perfect excuse for Greece to throw a grand party

Religious festivals and saints’ days in Greece are always a big deal. They bring families together – the younger members of which are often named after their elder relatives – ...

The Greek Orthodox Easter

The Greek Orthodox Easter

Easter (Pascha in Greek) is the most sacred and most dramatically celebrated religious feast in the context of the Greek Orthodox Church(1), full of rituals and customs, many of ...

The Knights of Rhodes

The Knights of Rhodes

In 1309 a Genoese adventurer, to whom the Byzantine emperor had given Rhodes as a feudal property, or fief, sold the island to the Knights of the Order of St ...

Lindos: Getting around

Lindos: Getting around

Lindos swarms with tourists in the summer months, all thronging to see this most picturesque of Rhodian villages. Lindos is set into a hillside and is flanked by several wonderful ...

Rhodes guide (part II)

Rhodes guide (part II)

The town of Rhodos is located at the most northern point of the island. Mandraki is the town's old seaport, now mainly used as marina. In its entrance, you can ...

A short Rhodes guide (I)

A short Rhodes guide (I)

Rhodes (also Rodos or Rhodos - Ρόδος in Greek - more about the name) is the largest island of the Dodecanese and the fourth largest in Greece. Let's start this ...

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