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Ancient Filerimos

Looking at the pictures of Filerimos monastery one could be convinced this magical place is somewhere in Tuscany instead of just on the outskirts of Rhodes Town.. Mount Filerimos overlooks the towns of Ialyssos and Ixia with breathtaking views of the Aegean sea stretching all the way towards the coasts of Asia Minor. Filled with… Read more »

Embrace winter in Rhodes

People think of Rhodes as a summer destination but if you are a new home owner here on the island or considering buying a “summer” home it’s worth knowing that winter in Rhodes is just as much fun as the summer. Temperatures are lower and it’s a great time to explore. The Lindos Acropolis is… Read more »

Fine Dining in Lindos Area

Receiving thousands of tourists every year, enjoying spectacular views and unique surroundings, Lindos offers top-notch dining options. Prepared to pamper all your senses, making for a memorable dining experience, we have personally visited the very best of them and here is our view. Melenos Lindos Tucked away from the busy streets of Lindos, the restaurant… Read more »

Art in the Park

Nearby the picturesque village of Archipoli, surrounded by fragrant pine trees, a true art retreat can be found. It’s a tranquil and harmonious place in the middle of a forest, not only for artists and art lovers, but for anyone who is looking to free their mind and appreciate peace and calmness of nature. The… Read more »

Smash a pomegranate in January for a year’s luck!

In many cultures pomegranates symbolize friendship, loyalty, innocence, purity, success and power or nature and fertility, but in Greece, the smashing of a pomegranate on New Year’s Eve is a traditional custom with another meaning. Tradition has it that a few minutes before midnight on 31st December of every year, the family switches off the… Read more »

Flavours & Aromas of Greece

Although Greeks use similar ingredients to other countries, vegetables, fish and meat, it’s the way they cook them and the methods they use that define them as Greek cuisine. Liberal use of olive oil while cooking or drizzled over salads and toasted bread will make you think of Greece. It’s the first ingredient we think… Read more »

Ocean Victory in Rhodes Port

Ocean Victory in Rhodes

It is my favourite pastime this time of the year: A late afternoon walk along the picturesque seaside promenade of Rhodes town. Temperature is around 20-22 C, the colours of the surrounding landscape and nature pretty intense and the scent of the blossomed city parks filling the air around me. As I come close to… Read more »

Lucas Katapodis and Marie Claire Aqulina wearing the yellow winners jersey at the start of the second stage.

UCI Grand Fondo World Series in Rhodes

The UCI Gran Fondo World Series is a succession of UCI-sanctioned cycling races held all over the world. Every year 15 authorised events take place to affirm the top 25% in each age group in order to qualify for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. The first European qualifier event for 2016 took place on… Read more »