Aegean Blue Kevin Scully Painting

Painting Holiday in Halki 9-16/10/24

Our painting holidays offer the opportunity to explore the magical ‘Island of Peace and Friendship’, while learning a new skill or improving your painting technique in the company of a friendly group of people with shared interests and a mutual love of Halki and Greece.

Nisyros Festivals and Celebrations

  • August 25, 2023
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Most people visiting our authentic Greek islands are seeking peace and tranquillity, an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But sometimes you might want to experience a different aspect of Greek life. Traditional celebrations are a huge part of Greek culture, with singing, dancing and feasting going on long into the night. […]

Tilos, the Green Island of Greece

  • August 8, 2023
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Tiny Tilos is a pioneer. This remote Dodecanese island is leading the way when it comes to sustainability, becoming the first island in the Mediterranean to be entirely self-sufficient in energy. Back in 2017, we reported on the inception of the TILOS Project. Now let’s take a look back to see what’s happened since then. […]

How to Spend a Day in Halki

  • August 4, 2023
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With an area of just 11 square miles, Halki is the smallest inhabited island in the Dodecanese and one of the smallest in Greece. This wee rocky scrap of land doesn’t have the sandy beaches and variety of sights and attractions that many Greek islands have. So what can you expect from a holiday in […]

Guide to Nisyros: village of Nikia

The Ultimate Guide to Nisyros

Updated July 2023 One of the smallest Dodecanese Islands, Nisyros sits between Rhodes and Kos. This tranquil island is largely off the beaten track and has a quaint, retro atmosphere and a wild, natural beauty. At the heart of Nisyros is its imposing volcano. The centre of the island is dominated by the desolate lunar-esque […]

The Mythology and History of Nisyros

The Dodecanese island of Nisyros is best known for its volcano, offering visitors the opportunity to walk in a potentially active volcanic crater. But this charming little island has a fascinating past too. There’s evidence of human habitation from the Neolithic age to the present day, and a mythology tied to its explosive beginnings. Here’s […]

Guide to Halki: view of Emborio harbour

The Ultimate Guide to Halki

  • May 27, 2023
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Updated May 2023 The Dodecanese island of Halki is one of Greece’s smallest inhabited islands, located west of Rhodes. What the island lacks in size, it makes up for in heart. Recognised by UNESCO as the Island of Peace and Friendship, Halki is a traditional island with beautiful Italianate houses, clear aquamarine waters, and picturesque […]

Guide to Tilos: image of Livadia Bay

The Ultimate Guide to Tilos

  • May 21, 2023
  • Tilos

Updated May 2023 Part of the Dodecanese archipelago, Tilos is midway between the popular tourist hotspots of Rhodes and Kos, but life on this tiny island is a far cry from the bustling resort ambience of its busy neighbours. Tilos is a haven of tranquillity. Home to craggy mountains, secluded beaches, carpets of wildflowers, rare […]

Multi-Centre Holidays in the Greek Islands

In a recent blog post, we gave you some advice on how to decide which Greek island to visit, for those of you having trouble deciding between our small, authentic Greek islands of Halki, Tilos and Nisyros. But what if you’re still having trouble deciding? Perhaps you’re drawn to two of our islands and can’t […]