Going underground: the world’s best caves

This isn’t one for claustraphobes.

A Greek island summer: where it all began

In this extract from Taverna by the Sea, Jennifer Barclay recalls the beginning of her Grecian summer adventure that inspired the book.

The best alternative European beach destinations

There’s more to European beaches than the Costa del Sol.

Picture-perfect: the prettiest towns in the Peloponnese

From little coastal fishing ports to high mountain settlements, the Peloponnese has it all.

A Greek beach-filled paradise: welcome to Sithonia

‘Beware of Greeks bearing gifts’ may be the old saying, but I will take my chances and accept them gracefully.

Waterfalls, saffron and long lost civilizations: discovering northern Greece

Greece is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, yet the country’s north remains fairly off the beaten track.

The Dodecanese dream: Q&A with Jennifer Barclay

Jennifer Barclay discusses the inspiration for her new book and why she moved to the Greek island of Tilos.

The joys (sometimes) of isolation: the deserted places of the Dodecanese

Jennifer Barclay reflects upon life in this remote Greek archipelago.

Five destinations, one region – The Peloponnese

Greece experts Sunvil tell us about why travellers should discover the Peloponnese.

Europe’s spring wildlife highlights

Searching for a wildlife-filled spring getaway? Whether you want to admire exotic orchids, listen out for birdsong or spot a blue whale in the wild, Europe has something to offer. 

Top five Classical sites in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese has so many impressive ruins that it is difficult to pick which ones to visit, so we’ve drawn up a list of our favourites.

Giros pita

According to Andrew Bostock, Giros pita are the finest fast food in the world.

Peripteros and pantopoleions

Where you’ll find everything you could ever need…

Orthodoxy and Greek Easter

Easter is one of the biggest celebrations in the calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church.

Diros Caves

With its magical combination of stone and water, the Diros cave system is one of the finest in the world.