Bairaktaris Winery – Return to Nemea – its always wine o’clock!

What can I say … one of our favorite wineries in Greece! As usual we tasted some nice wines and then bought them! Adamanthea (the nymph in Greek mythology who hid Zeus from his father to save him from being killed) is still there hosting tastings and she was so kind to have pictures taken… Continue reading Bairaktaris Winery – Return to Nemea – its always wine o’clock!

Ancient Site of Media

This is an amazing site to walk. Great trails up to the acropolis. The views are amazing and you can see all the way to the Sea…easy to understand the importance of the site in ancient times. The plains below are magnificent and full of crops of all kinds and water is readily available. The… Continue reading Ancient Site of Media

Having a wonderful time…and trying to play catch-up with posts…

There are so many things to do and so many ancient site...as well as food, and swimming We have been having an absolutely wonderful time so I have been remiss in my posting duties! Here are a few highlights:

Efi’s House and Evia Beaches

We wandered around the back roads of Evia taking in all the beauty of the landscape and the beaches before we went to our accommodation - Efi's house! Easy access to the parking area and covered parking made this a great place to leave our car.Efi met us with the keys and took us to… Continue reading Efi’s House and Evia Beaches

Vriniotis Winery – Evia

Our wine server, Olga, made our day! She was smart, polite, Covid- conscious and gave us a fabulous wine tasting. This vineyard is one of the premier wineries on the island of Evia (very possibly Greece). Located high on the top of a fabulous hill it boasts views to be remembered! But, the view is… Continue reading Vriniotis Winery – Evia

Glyfa to Evia Ferry – Jellyfish, Beaches, and Wineries

A very nice drive to Glyfa to catch the ferry to Evia brought us through some beautiful mountains and scenery. We loved the drive! Glyfa Drive down the main street and turn right and you will see a kiosk selling tickets for the ferry. You can buy a one-way or a return ticket. You may… Continue reading Glyfa to Evia Ferry – Jellyfish, Beaches, and Wineries

Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery

This lovely Hotel is right on the beach in Nea Anchialos, within a few meters of the Galaxy Restaurant. It has a roof top pool that has 180 degrees panoramic views of the entire area! The rooms are nice and the beds are comfy Greek style with relatively simple furnishings that is the quaint charm… Continue reading Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery

Galaxy Restaurant- yes, it is our favorite

Seafood and Tsiparou, say that three times really fast and you may be able to magically appear sitting at a table facing the Sea, sipping Tsiparou, and relaxing in the beautiful breeze at the Galaxy Restaurant! Wine and Sea at the Galaxy! The food here is exceptional, the owner and his family are also exceptional,… Continue reading Galaxy Restaurant- yes, it is our favorite

Nea Anchiolos – Feels Like Home

We come to Nea Anchiolos every time we come to Greece because it feels like home! The place is a paradise and the people are absolutely wonderful, and the food is excellent!A nice drive from Thessaloniki, with a beautiful award winning beach, and great restaurants and hotels right on the beach makes it easy and… Continue reading Nea Anchiolos – Feels Like Home

Athena vs Poseidon – The Battle Continues (with a good measure of Dionysus thrown into the fray!)

We love Greek food which always has a good measure of olive oil, we also love seafood, and we love wine! Well this trip we are going to focus on those three Greeks Gods!The myth that Athena and Poseidon fought for the right to be the patron god of the Greek land is well known.… Continue reading Athena vs Poseidon – The Battle Continues (with a good measure of Dionysus thrown into the fray!)