Greece and its numerous islands have inspired wonder for generations, and the artistic, archaeological, and cultural contributions to the world over the ages cannot be overstated.
There’s a dizzying amount of beaches, some with sand like sugar and tranquil waters, others with rocky terrain and waves ideal for certain water sports.
Prior to arrival in Greece, familiarize yourself with local norms and customs so as not to inadvertently cause offense.
is the most popular of the Greek islands, evident by the thousands of tourists it attracts yearly. It’s half moon shape is the result of a volcanic eruption that destroyed its other half.
has the distinction of being the largest Greek island, and it is the fifth-largest island in all the Mediterranean.
When you arrive in the Old Town of Corfu you’ll notice that the architecture is more Venetian, as it was under Venetian rule for years. In fact, some people say its like Venice without the canals
Paros’ capital city, Parikia, is appointed with walking paths and roads weaving past shops, restaurants, and churches, like a labyrinth.
If you’re looking for a more low-key Greek island, look to Antiparos, the quieter, more unassuming sister of Paros.
Lefkada is perhaps more obscure than its siblings, and trying to get there is an adventure in and of itself.
Mykonos is to Greece what Ibiza is to Spain, so if you’re a party animal, this is the island for you!