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Protaras Cyprus: The Little Secret

Protaras Cyprus: The Little Secret

The island of Cyprus may still have a political tension between Greece and Turkey (who both claim jurisdiction over the area), but that does not deter tourists from all over the world to discover its innate beauty. Many people may not realize that Cyprus is known for its beaches, and they all come to the most beautiful of them all: Protaras.Located in the town of Paralimni, Protaras is a resort village that consists of a wonderful sandy coast lined with beaches along the town’s eastern coast. It…

The Beautiful Island of Crete

The Beautiful Island of Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece. It has a very rich history and culture and is located in the South of the Aegean Sea. It also has wonderful landscapes and coasts with beautiful beaches and coves.History The island has a very rich history. It has experienced several bloody wars as well as the comings and goings of various civilizations. It also has several Homeric legends associated with it like King Minos, Theseus, the Minotaur and Daedalus. Crete was the center of the Minoan civilization…

Wonderful Greek Beaches

Wonderful Greek Beaches

Beaches are among the coolest things in Greece. Beauty is the only word that can describe these beaches. Below are some of the fantastic beaches in Greece. Sarakiniko beach This beach is located near the corner of Simos beach. It is found in the island of Elafonisos at the southern end of Peloponnese. Panagia is also one of the beaches found there. The Sarakiniko beach and the other two beaches attract so many local and foreign visitors alike because of their clear, beautiful waters. Egremnoi be…

Top 5 Attractions in Athens

Top 5 Attractions in Athens

Greece offers visitors wonderful attractions. Athens is one of the most visited cities in Europe, alongside Paris, Rome, London, and Prague. It is a great destination especially if you’re into ancient history. Below are some of the top tourist attractions in this historical city of Athens. The AcropolisHistorically, this is where the city of Athens was founded. The specific spot itself was actually the large rock. The Acropolis is translated literally as the “upper city”. It can be seen from the…