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WHEN CINEMA GOES GREEK ISLANDS

Time and time again, international movie-makers decided to use the beautiful landscapes of the Greek islands as a setting to super-hit movies. It has for years been a win-win situation: both for the box-offices as...
COOL AND CULTURAL: THE INCREDIBLE TINOS ISLAND

COOL AND CULTURAL: THE INCREDIBLE TINOS ISLAND

Third largest in the Cyclades archipelago, Tinos really has room for everyone: beach-partying youths, romantic couples, folklore admirers, Mediterranean foodies, religious pilgrims, marine-sports types, nature-loving types, art lovers and families with children! Tinos is located...
The Gates of Naxos

The Gates of Naxos

A curious variety of gates and doorways in the main town of Naxos island (Cyclades). From the medieval Venetian castle district to the most renowned landmark of the island, the Apollo’s Temple “Great Door” (6th...

A GREEK ISLAND BELOW ACROPOLIS

The story of a unique district and its people It’s the 1840’s and the Bavarian monarch ruling over Greece sends for the best builders in the country to construct a palace for the new king... The Cycladic village of Athens
Folegandros – Europe’s most beautiful village

Folegandros – Europe’s most beautiful village

The streets of Santorini are packed with admirers of the island, whereas on Folegandros , another island of the Cyclades, you can find similar architecture without the crowds of tourists roaming around. This is how...
Kefalonia – pearl of the Ionian Sea

Kefalonia – pearl of the Ionian Sea

Balkon3 camera takes you on a photo tour round one of the most beautiful Greek islands, the pearl of the Ionian Sea – Kefalonia. It is the biggest and greenest Ionian island abounding in extraordinary...
Which is the Greek island without snakes?

Which is the Greek island without snakes?

The correct answer– it really is Anafi (“an-ofis”, i.e. without snakes) –  was sent back via Twitter to Paolo Nespoli, an Italian astronaut from the European Space Agency on mission at the International Space Station....