Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization.
Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.
The less known island of Skiathos in Greece, as featured in the Mamma Mia film, is to host the Skiathos Gay Culture Festival in July 2012, in what could become an annual event of art exhibitions, beach parties, V.I.P. parties, beach wrestling and beauty competitions. The festival intends to promote gay culture and involves art […]
Tinos is a place of pilgrimage and hope, whitewashed towns of marble and stone, and beaches that are never crowded. Famous amongst Greeks for the Panagia Evangelistria church, with its reputedly miraculous icon of Virgin Mary that it holds, a yearly pilgrimage that takes place on the date of the Dominion of the Virgin Mary […]
What has been left from an enormous volcanic explosion which destroyed the settlements on what was formerly a single island and led to the creation of the current geological caldera, Santorini is one of the top places I’ve visited. An alternative name for Santorini is Thira. Santorini is a name for the family of islands […]
It lies to the west of Naxos, with which it is separated by a channel about 8 km wide. Paros has a butterfly sanctuary, in which thousands fly and breed here, but it only happens once a year. The second-largest island of the Cyclades belonging to Greece in the central Aegean Sea, it lies to […]
One of the most cosmopolitan islands in Greece, Mykonos is popular with gay tourists, known for its intense nightlife and sandy beaches. One of the top international tourist destinations, famous around the globe for its cosmopolitan character and its intense nightlife. It is also one of the most expensive places, due to the number of […]
The largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean, Naxos has several easily accessible ruins and has many beautiful beaches. Naxos marks the first place I went nude on a beach, after finding myself to be the only one to be wearing any gear, I soon myself stripping it all off. The largest town […]
Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, one of the world’s oldest cities, its history spans around 3,400 years. Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life in Greece. In Ancient Greek, the name of Athens was related to the name of the goddess Athena. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state, a […]
Just a ten-minute boat trip from Paros, has delightful clothing-optional beaches with powdery sand and caves that must be visited. Antiparos is an island in the island group the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea, separated by a strait from the west coast of Paros, the boat trip is just ten minutes from Pounta, a little port […]
With over 1,400 islands lying off its coast and scattered throughout the Aegean Sea, Greece is the most southeasterly extension of Europe. Regarded as the cradle of western civilization and is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, western literature, political science, and drama. Greece , historically also known as Hellas, is a […]