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Greece: the 5 most beautiful islands, straight to go

deserted beaches even in August, walks through the Roaring views, taverns with zero kilometer food and accommodation where they can feel at home

MILOS – The most easterly of the Cyclades, irresistible, unveiled early in the first guides, Le monde en Coleurs: Grèce. Year 1952. It attracts and seduces this Aegean gem, forged like a big horseshoe sprouting here and there colorful villages on the water, rocks and ravines that at sunset turn pink and cherry red, shaped by deep erosion gypsum and sandstone that are thrown in crystal clear waters, adorned with capes that protect postcard bays. The island boasts the most beautiful Aegean beaches, beaches of talcum powder and the shore with amazing shades.

We spend the afternoon on the long beach of a Caribbean postcard Firiplaka, a mix of rock streams, pinnacles, colored sand.

The north side is a string of coves, bays, fishing villages like Firopotamos, Mandrakia; to see the crescents of sand Mikitas, Aghios Kostantinos or Pachena Beach, or those closed between the lunar rocks and levigatissi
Apollonia is the evening destination. The cafes and taverns surround the promenade – excellent cuisine Armenaki, clams in white wine sauce, casserole cuttlefish -. Many solutions for the night: the refinement of Kapetan Tasos studios, declined in shades of white, with design touches and beautiful terraces, the peasant joy of Kostantakis, with flower gardens, a half hour walk from the sea.

SIFNOS – A wave of white houses rising on a slope and glides into the valley and then resumes share on a second hill. It is the village of Apollonia, 5 km from the sea, in the heart of the countryside of Sifnos, the island of the potters, pure architecture, an anthology of styles ranging from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. People come here to admire the most beautiful medieval villages, the Kastro, the island’s capital until the nineteenth century that today boasts charming hotels and houses on the sea and inland. A base to discover the coast of this island two hours by fast ferry from Piraeus. The beaches are explored in the morning, magnificent and lonely ones of Vathi, then there are the coves near the village of Pharos, with many studios and small hotels to be booked for a few days as the Blue Horizon.

AMORGOS – wild, remote, but with the allure of those unexplored places, where it dropped anchor to walk and discover one of the Aegean secret jewels, the Monastery of Hosoviotissa, millennial, perched like an eagle’s nest on the mountain, very white and crushed against a dark rock wall, three hundred meters above the sea, and is won after traveling a long flight of steps.

In recent years, we have become great fans of Greece ?

 
After Crete, Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki, especially, after the cruise in the Mediterranean last year, where we visited Athens and several islands,
we re-enamored of Greece, especially of Santorini.

“If you like Santorini, then go to Mykonos!” They all said.
“It has the same white houses, blue domes and windmills winds on the sea,
but in Mykonos, the sea is dream. ”
All very true.

“But it is true that you loved?”. Unfortunately.
Mykonos is probably the most expensive island we have ever visited.
But we managed to approdarla out of season, to early May,
so we got to take a vacation Pasha but with a very low budget!
How low?
Well, if I tell you that we spent € 700 for 3, for 1 week, including flight – machine – Hotel (meals, petrol and extras not included), you do not believe it?
Let me tell you everything.
How much we spent
(Total quotas for: 2 adults + 1 child 5 years, 7 nights):

Flight:
Easyjet: Milan-Malpensa -> Mykonos A / R
€ 300 for 3 (taxes included + 1 suitcase boarding) – booked in January

Machine:
National / Alamo – 7 days (pick up and drop off Mykonos Airport) – mod. Suzuki Swift, 5 doors
€ 120 (excluding fuel), booked on rentalcars.com (prepaid by credit card, all inclusive price)

Accommodation:
7 nights in Platis Gialos (an 8-minute drive from Mykonos town)
Acrogiali Hotel (4 *)
€ 270 (c / breakfast – booking.com, offer customers genius, booked one month in advance)

tot: 670 € 3 for 7 nights (meals, petrol and extras not included)
Travel period: first week of May.
Climate: 6 sunny days out of 7.
Outside temperature: an average day: 22-27 ° (in the evening: 16-19 °)
(We were at the beach most days; sunset hours approx 20:30)

And all the rest?
Everything else is quite expensive. From souvenirs, to restaurants, beach bar, all pretty carettino and figures worthy of Italian places more “vipsssss”.
Drinks on the beach x 3 (anacolici): from 13 €.
Lunch x 3: 30 to 50eu (excluding wine).
If the restaurant is long little venice or the old port, the prices go up (on average a plate of grilled prawns – what I love most in the world! – € 20- € 30!).

But there are also many local takeaways and takeaways, where you can eat a simple kebab or sausage typical of Mykonos with a budget of € 10.06 each.
Expensive or cheap, one thing I have to say that I found everywhere incredible hospitality! I love miconiani! They are incredibly kind people, warm and family friendly and, in fact, they remind me a lot of my fellow Thais ?

 

What we did
Here is some guidance on what we did.

After a flight of just 2 and a half hours, we arrive in Mykonos and after practices for the pick up of the car, in 10 minutes we arrive already in Platis Gialos, the chosen location for our stay.
The first impression I had of Mykonos is that it is a very small island: just 85kmq.
As I like to get to a place and find myself immediately in the heart of the place, without having to travel hundreds of kilometers!
And in fact, after one hour by plane landing, you believe us that we were already sprawled on the beach?
Among the various locations, we chose Platis Gialos because the offer found on Booking.com. Hotel Acrogiali was just made up of white houses with blue window frames, Mykonian-style, and it was beachfront.
We were lucky because it was the best choice!

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Platis Gialos is a gem.
A beach towel surrounded by blue and white houses, used as hotels and resorts, with sunbeds (maybe too many for my taste) and surrounded by 4-5 great restaurants!

Have the sea literally on the doorstep is priceless.
In fact, every day, after breakfast, we stopped on the beach.
Then, in the afternoon, we took the car to get around the island and other beaches.
Mykonos is so small that in 10 minutes you arrive at the tip of the north (do not miss the Lighthouse!) And up to 20 minutes at the eastern end (Ano Mera and the beaches of Kalo Livadi and Kalafati).
In short, an island very easy to get around, whether by car or motorbike / quod.

Perhaps for younger couples, my advice is to stay directly in Mykonos Chora (Town), in the heart of the narrow streets, narrow, white and wrapped in a cozy atmosphere:
or somewhere with a breathtaking view:
Then visit the other beaches, taking a bus (€ 1.50 each way) or by renting a scooter or a quad (starting from 8 € per day).
The sea in Mykonos is nice and clean everywhere, even in the vicinity of the port:

(The nearest beach in Mykonos between the two ports, the old one and the new one)
Not to be missed

In short, it is impossible to stand still alone on a beach,
There are too many things to do in Mykonos!

Here are the things that are most liked:

Ornos beach
a beautiful bay, with fine sand, turquoise waters and a very relaxing environment.
A Ornos await you chic lounge bar with sofas and comfortable:
Paraga beach
an almost wild beach, the other side of Platis Gialos.

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Paradise beach and Super Paradise beach
The beaches of the fun. We are told that on these two beaches, in summer approdono boats departing from Mykonos town, the young charges. The beaches are filled with young people, music and sangria!
(Below, the Paradise beach beach, but the photo does not do because the sea was very rough)
The mills
Among our most beautiful ritual: look for mills to photograph them!
And then, go in the late afternoon at 5 mills to wait for the sunset.
Wade that MAGNIFICENT scenery …
Little Venice
And right under the mills, there is little venice, as they call it.
In this stretch, there are 3-4 rooms on the sea that offer unforgettable sunsets.
Do not miss the appetizer to tramondo from the local “Veranda”.

Magic pura..da “thousand Splendid Suns”:

And because, at the sunset Paraportiani?
A church made up of several structures built in time, one of the symbols of Mykonos.
Look when we got to visit that scene we found ..?

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OLYMPIA OF GREECE, THE LIFE OF LUXURY PRINCESS

Olympia of Greece, luxurious life of Princess
blackest summer for the country
A dip in Capri, one in Mykonos and one in the Bahamas, from a luxury hotel to a boat flying the Italian nbandiera in the company of his dog from clutch and friends. The summer (as well as the rest of the year) of the life of Maria Olympia of Greece is carefully documented on Instagram. The girl, 19, blonde and thin, is the daughter of Paul of Greece, Hellenic crown prince (and even the Prince of Denmark) and the American millionaire’s daughter Marie-Chantal.
Its photos fill the tabloids and is attracting some criticism: in a delicate period for Greece its lifestyle five star seems to run up against the ATM eyedropper, the resignation of the prime minister, the dreaded return to the drachma.

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Moreover, the monarchy in Greece was deposed in 1973, and she was born in New York and raised in London, where he lives, the country is little more than a tourist.

Get the selfie is a disease?

According to some studies, yes, insane narcissism and psychopathology behind the obsession for the self-portrait

Obsession of selfie has something pathological. It is the thesis of a study of 800 men by Jesse Fox, assistant professor of communication at Ohio State, and Margaret Rooney. The research titled “The Dark Triad” in reference to what Fox calls “not a nice personality constellation” in reference to the set of selfie and that would consist of “narcissism as an extreme focus on oneself”, “Machiavellianism as manipulation other “and” impulsiveness psychopathological selfless to others. ” A fairly bleak. But the news is full of incidents of people dying by accident or committed suicide because of a selfie, a sign that a fund “noir” – as claimed by Fox – can cloud up to that point, the reasoning so that some speak of “selficidio”.
The study published in Personality and Individual Differences believes that while the company is a formidable instrument of social relations, there is a niche of users that you have found a very big stage for his own narcissism.

Especially those who frequently change the picture on Facebook or Instagram may have narcissistic traits. Similar observations were reported last year in a study of 400 men and women published in Social Networking. Post photos on social can in many cases have a positive effect on their world of relationships and also on the psychological, and in any case are not the company, according to experts, because of narcissism, but rather an opportunity to make it emerge. Never before in history have we been able to get in touch with millions of people through a photo at such low cost. For clinicians all have a touch – and even more – of narcissism, but there is a narcissism “good” or “bad” one that immerses you to the point in selfie edge of a cliff to fall down.

Mykonos, the most ecumenical of the Cyclades Mykonos, the most ecumenical of the Cyclades

 

Alternative and fashionable at the same time, able to attract fans of architecture and of course people who expect sea and nightlife, the island of windmills (survivors) and Paradise beaches, in name and in fact, remains a must of summer .

Like the celebrities and lovers of cheese, lovers of wild nights and lovers of Cycladic architecture. First refuge of pirates, then stop on the itinerary between Woodstock and Kathmandu, today synonymous with high society and transgression, Mykonos has a historical vocation of a natural camouflage and fashionable. If the heritage windmill, that once characterized the island, it has remained a single row haggard, strict ordinance protects the harmony of the houses all whitewashed, with blue shutters – the gray and green are permitted, but only after special approval.
The narrow streets of Chora steep climb overflowing with restaurants and shops, while the elegant Alefkandra called Little Venice, deploys its multicolored houses on stilts, coveted destinations at sunset. A little farther on, check a giant meringue plywood is Panagia Paraportiani, a fifteenth century church consists of four chapels on the ground floor and one upstairs, so close to each other as to seem fused. The other place of worship on the island architecturally interesting is the Orthodox monastery of Panagia Tourliani century, which, with its beautiful doors red stands in the sleepy village of Ano Mera, among the hills of the interior.

Most visitors, however, in Mykonos goes directly to heaven: the most famous sandy beaches of Greece, Paradise and Super Paradise, welcome varies worldliness, nudists and pop music at high volume from five in the afternoon at five in the morning. The surfers chasing the Meltemi, the relentless wind of the Cyclades, link to Ftelia on the north coast, while Psarou, on the south coast, there is a qualified diving center. The best way to unwind after nights of dancing or offshore activities is a dish kopanisti, goat cheese very spicy obtained after repeated fermentation, accompanied by a glass of ouzo, or for those who do not like alcohol, of soumada, refreshing drink milk of almonds.

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For a day trip away from the crowds you can choose between Kea, Andros and Tinos, green mulberry trees, olive trees, oaks and fragrant pine trees. It starts from the old harbor, Ghialos, with the blessing of Petrus, the photogenic pelican, a descendant of a long line of mascots of the island, which oversees the lively fish market.

Because in the 80s he weighed less than today

A search of the York University of Toronto revealed that a twenty-five today weighs on average between 5 and 10% in more than one of his ancestors ’70s and’ 80s. And the cause, it seems, is to be found between the table and the bed

In the 80-dominated outfits exercise of Fame (and the vain attempts of many girls to replicate the ballets of Flashdance) it was easier to stay in shape. So says a study by a team of researchers from York University in Toronto, who analyzed data collected between 1971 and 2008 approximately 36,400 Americans: the investigation has shown that, in particular between 1988 and 2006, The average body mass index of the adults has risen by as much 2.3 kg / m², with the same physical activity, eating habits and calories assimilated daily. What does this mean? Simple, that a twenty-five today weighs between 5 and 10 percent more of its consideration of the 70s and 80s. Despite devote the same time to the sport and eat the same things.

Something, then, has changed in our lives, going to affect the metabolism of our body. Sure, a genetic component has to be considered, as well as the daily habits: lack of sleep – which contribute stress and abuse of technology – can facilitate weight gain.

Among the other factors identified by the research, we find the possible exposure to chemical agents, which can have a direct effect on the hormones that regulate metabolism, and the use of drugs (antidepressants, for example, interfere significantly on the assimilation of mass fat). Then there is one last issue that affects the intestinal flora: more presence of meat in our diet and the intake of substances such as sweeteners can affect the presence and the work of microorganisms that convert the food in our intestines.

Mykonos: beaches and beach bars craziest summer

 

Impossible not to have heard of her, Greece, one of the most popular destinations of travelers and the people threatened by the great crisis in recent months has put at risk its future. He could only be affected also the real estate sector, but despite this wave that has black-s overwhelmed, apparently the luxury market has not had major repercussions, this concerns mainly the tourist areas of great attraction as the islands of the Cyclades where the newly built houses at a cost of sales, according to data revealed by the Studies of Casa.it, still exceeds one million Euros in 90% of cases. When it comes to holiday at the top, we talk about the wonderful world of celebrities who, apparently, in addition to the usual Formentera, has targeted Mykonos: there are those who know his reputation as a destination for fashionable and transgressive, but beautiful island is definitely a place that you can live in a hundred thousand and no manners.
The goal really has charm to spare and they know many star system from the likes of Federica Nargi that showed off her charms Panormos Beach, in the north of the island, a paradise characterized by fine white sand so to be called a the most beautiful island. In addition to the former tissue, choose the Greek beauty were also Marco Borriello and Kevin Prince Boateng, away from football, they dipped between its crystalline waters.
An island amusement
Considered one of the seaside resorts most “in” the Mediterranean, Mykonos has its trump card and know how to entertain guests, from life on the beach, between the Paradise, the cradle of the very young and the Super Paradise, the favorite of the public Gay for his wit and unconventional alternative where every day they place memorable holidays by the sea.
Tempers wildest find their own happy island at the Tropicana on Paradise Beach, a beach bar where the party starts at sunset dancing on the sand in an atmosphere of pure recklessness or even the Kalua Beach Bar, located on the beach in Paranga where, starting from 18.00 begin sparkling DJ sets. Who chaos h 24 prefer some quiet moment, can make route in the southern part of the island where there is the beach of Agrari, or those who intend to invest in sport, Panormos and Agios Sostis, in the northern part of the island , are practiced swimming and surfing; after a day of sunbathing, all in the afternoon in Little Venice, the favorite meeting place for tourists who are targeting the famous Caprice Bar for a drink with lots of breathtaking views and soft music.
Any advice for the night
The night does not end well, everything here has a slow pace and, to warm the atmosphere, it goes from the cafes of downtown as the Scandinavian Bar-Disco, in vogue from the late 70s and the Space, sparkling disco clubs where to dance in waiting to move to Cavo Paradiso, a local from the scenic setting in which he is perched on a hill that slopes overlooking the Aegean, one of the biggest clubs in the international electronic scene where, every summer, is can take part in DJ sets memorable in the company of special guests.

Against Greek skies, one of the Mykonos Island Windmills, Chora. Cyclades, Agean Sea, Greece.

Singles holidays in September 2015: Last Minute to have fun and find your soul mate

 

The holidays for singles are always a good opportunity to spend some days of fun, relaxation, and why not, to find the soul mate who could have given us as a break away from the chaos of every day. In this case, here is what the last-minute deals to be seized to make a truly unique gift. The summer now there is waving, why we choose for our holidays in September 2015 seaside places where you can still breathe the salty that we will in the coming winter months.

In Greece you can experience nights full of fun and events that still animate the island, but also tear the last slices of sun in a season that, we have to say, we did not miss. Who knows Greece knows that the places to stop are so many, who does not know will be able to do on this holiday that will make it unforgettable. Stay in Mykonos, the Pension Marmaras for 7 nights 7 to 14 September will cost 315 Euros for a double room budget.

It can not miss Ibiza as a destination for singles where you can find everything you look for: local, happy hour, new experiences, beautiful beaches. The days here will be full of fun with the beaches that are still full of people from all over the world and with that evening will be full of knowledge and events to see that in Ibiza never fail. The Piscis Park, just 150 meters from the beach and just 300 from the heart of nightlife where there are historical buildings of San Antonio, offers a double room for 7 nights (7-14 September) to 368.70 euro: a bargain.

Even Italy will lose the primacy of fun. The Adriatic Coast has always been a place of nightlife where singles (but not only) organize their holidays. Even here the beaches and nightlife will be the masters in the journey in late summer. Milano Marittima is the undisputed capital of Romagna evening entertainment with its street bars and discos. Stay here at Caesar Hotel for 7 nights in the period 7 to 14 September will cost 300 euro for a single room with sea view balcony and breakfast included.

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Travelogue, what to see in Paros and Antiparos (Cyclades)

Greece, Cyclades islands: the discovery of Paros and Antiparos
A travel guide for those who want to visit two of the jewels of the Aegean
Paros and Antiparos are two Greek islands belonging to the largest of the Cyclades archipelago, located in the Aegean and comprises more than 220 islands and named for the arrangement in a circle around Delos. That’s why they deserve a visit:

Paros has a sea of ​​dreams, clear and easy to reach anywhere on the island you are and several villages scattered here and there, taken care of and provided with all facilities. Parikia is the main village where the ferries and hydrofoils; on the seafront you can dine, watch the sunset, drinking a cocktail by candlelight and continue the evening dancing on one of its terraces.

Naoussa is located on the other side of the island, in the northern part, and it is a jewel; has the advantage of being located a minute scooter from one of the island’s best beaches, Kolimbrites (first photo below), and also has an interesting night life around the small fishing port where there are several restaurants but also après dinner.

Noteworthy also Lefkes, a small inland village where life still moves slower. Dominating the center, pedestrian, the majestic cathedral of Agias Triada. From the square where the church depart several streets including recommended to discover lost craft shops, taverns and other charming little squares, as well as socializing with the locals.

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Antiparos. It is located less than two kilometers from Paros, from which you can then see it. It can be reached in five minutes by boat from Pounda, where more or less every half hour and up per night for links. It ‘also possible to take the car or scooter. The island is very small and similar to Paros but to make a trip out of town, it is suggested to go anyway. The sea will not disappoint you as well as the food and the small center to traffic. Agios Georgios (pictured below) is one of the most popular beaches. It is located on the western side, near the eponymous village.

Note for culinary connoisseurs. Must try the local dishes: octopus in wine is the specialty of the island; Moussaka, a timbale of potatoes, eggplant, bechamel sauce and as well as all dishes that reading to follow are consumed in all the Cyclades; fava (mashed beans) with pita bread (focaccia local); the Greek salad very tasty made with tomatoes, red onion, green peppers, feta, cucumber and capers; cheeses; the potato salad with Greek sauce; the souvlako, a skewer of pork or chicken; tzatziki, yogurt with cucumber and garlic.

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Alessandra Ambrosio at the beach in Mykonos with children Anja and Noah

Alessandra Ambrosio at the beach in Mykonos with children Anja and Noah

Picture Shows: Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos
The beautiful model Alessandra Ambrosio is also perfect mom. The reveal these photos showing the super models having fun on the beach in Mykonos with her children Anja and Noah. The angel of Victoria’s Secret is not afraid to show himself to the natural, no makeup, her hair ruffled by the wind and salt: even so is perfect.

Picture Shows: Anja Mazur, Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos

The model does not hesitate to share with his fans moments of his vacation between shots on the sand and one in the water at sunset. Alessandra is an angel, true and sensual

Picture Shows: Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos

Lindsay Lohan, relax in Mykonos:

Lindsay Lohan, relax in Mykonos:
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Lindsay Lohan wins Mykonos. The blonde Hollywood star, filed its tumultuous history between alcohol and problems with the law, you can enjoy a little ‘well-deserved relaxation on vacation.

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The American actress is sweeping his fans with some hot shots on Instagram, not least that of a few days ago from the resort where you are shooting in the mirror topless, covered only by the slip. A selfie really hot.

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Alonissos, the pearl of the Aegean

Belonging to the Sporades, the Greek island has nothing to do with mass tourism: here you can enjoy the charm of nature between stunning beaches and picturesque views

Although the crisis has crippled Greece, the people of travelers not give up the dream of a midsummer night. There are poles nightlife dear to the young which Ios and Mykonos but there are actually unknown to mass tourism, places where peace is on the agenda: to respond to the desire for peace is Alonissos that, along with Skiathos and Skopelos, It is part of the Northern Sporades. You, the ancient Ikos, located in the northern Aegean, is the farthest island from the mainland why preserves that aspect so intact and untouched; for those wishing to visit her, you can be reached via Athens from Italy with scheduled flights of the national airline, Aegean Airlines, after the graduation Skytax Wordl Airlines, has distinguished itself as the best airline in Europe in 2015 ; once they arrive by bus to Aghios Konstantinos proceed by ferry or, alternatively, you can opt for the airport of Skiathos served, as well as dall’Aegean, by Volotea, Blu-Express and Meridiana, then to embark sull’aliscafo that, in a few hours, you can reach its destination.

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The history of this island and very troubled, because, in 1952, with the arrival of phylloxera that began to ravage the vineyards from California, the agricultural sector was severely compromised; sometimes, as they say, the worst there is no end in fact, in 1965, the island was disrupted by a huge earthquake that brought the people to move in a hurry in the Patitiri abandoning their homes to find refuge in new earthquake-resistant buildings. To get a small summary of the history of this island, you can visit the Folklore Museum and the Northern Sporades, located behind the beach marina, a private pole owned by Kostas and Anghela Mavrikis that, from May to September, invites tourists to get into the tradition admiring everyday objects that tell the lifestyle of the local as well as make a complete picture of Greek history and the wars that have seen protagonist.

Once out of the museum you can savor the sparkling side of the island between souvenir shops, cafes and taverns where to sit back and enjoy the view as “Alonissos”, a tasty restaurant where you can try the specialties of the house. From here everything begins and everything ends Patitiri, with its picturesque port set in a small bay, is the starting point for any adventure, primarily the National Marine Park of Alonissos, established in 1992, a marvel jealously preserved that articulates in 2200 kilometers square of surface, habitat for about 300 species of fish, dolphins and she, the seal Monachus-Monachus, the rarest species in the world as well as endangered, protected from Mom, the Greek Association for the Study and the defense of Foca Mediterranean which, since 1988, is responsible for defending the marine and coastal environment. In order to know with their own eyes this paradise, it’s worth taking part in day trips aboard the “Gorgona” in the company of Captain Pakis Athanasiou driving, with his stories, at a time of wonders like the Blue Grotto, Peristera, Agios Demetrios then reach Kyra Panagia and visit the monastery, still under construction, where you can buy wine, olive oil, souvenirs and various sacred objects.
Its small size, it is about twenty kilometers in length, allow to discover it in full in a few days, which is by car or scooter: do not miss the old Alonissos, or its Chora, a place with a high level of romance set on the top of a hill where you fall in love those white houses full of fuchsia bougainvillea, a particularly scenic at sunset when the sun gives fascinating play of light and colors that illuminate immense. Here you can stroll among the shops, stopping off in one of the many restaurants and cafes as the “Taverna To Aloni” from whose terrace offers a climate of total relaxation, surrounded by the atmosphere simple and familiar while, to delight the palate, we think specialties such as the famous cheese cake, the tyropita.

Can not deny that Alonissos is renowned for its beaches that have a really authentic look because mostly shrouded by lush vegetation as Milia, located in the south-east of the island in a cove hidden in a thick pine forest: over here the stones, you can take advantage of a sandy area that takes nothing away from the intense blue of the sea. The mix sand and stones is also found in Kokkinokastro, very romantic at sunset when the sun sheds light on the big red cliff that forms a small cape; it was here that, apparently, was the ancient city of Ikos, and, to prove it, are the remains of the walls that emerge from the water. No less Chrisi Milia, the busiest beach of the island and because it turns admiring its golden sand and its position that sees fit in the heart of a lush pine forest and the beaches more rocky site north as Megali Ammos, Tourkoneri and Gialia.

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FROM IBIZA TO NEO dumplings A SINGLE, HERE ARE 10 HOLIDAYMAKERS YOU ARE ON FACEBOOK rosicare

Have you ever thought about what a terrible torture undergo your Facebook friends, were in town, every time you post your vacation photos?
Some will return the favor by posting their snapshots in a kind of give and take in the name of exhibitionism. Others, however, that for one reason or another will spend August in the city also continue to nail biting, biting his elbows and give you any kind of cannibalism. To all these we want to laugh about it and say that people are really happy you enjoy the moment rather than interrupt it with a post or a click.
Here are the 10 that make us vacationers Facebook rosicare to die, attention this article contains irony and even a touch of envy.

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Generally their photos are a riot of skirts, dresses, wedges and skimpy costumes. They are beautiful, indeed beautiful, and if you do not have the air of the island of fun makes those already at the airport. Incredible!

Marple A MYKONOS

The Marple in Mykonos are worthy considerations for the chicks in Ibiza. “What happens in Mykonos is in Mykonos” uh … no, if you go on papering Facebook with pictures of your conquests.

I (FAKE) NOBLE

Do not you explain how that friend of yours who has never worked in his life can afford a sailboat and a beautiful blonde? Simply because he rented the first, the second is his cousin.

The NOSTALGIC

Also this year about their holiday in places childhood and after two weeks of selfie with old friends, before leaving to write embarrassing post goodbye to the mountains and all those who “have made the holiday unique.”

WHO IS SATISFIED SO SO ENJOY …

Do not pretend that “it is better one day at Ostia or seaplane that 20 Caribbean”. No matter how wonderful cheap holidays, you could be more daring and push you to Circeo or Lido.

THE LOVERS

At least in the summer have mercy on us, please.

IN FAMILY

The trip with mom, grandma but especially with dad is a classic. We do not think that you have absolutely complex and are sexually inexperienced as the poor Christian.

NEO SINGLE
She has left the day before traveling to Ibiza with her friends? Returns the favor and post photos of your holiday of freedom and fun.

WURSTEL

Distant relatives hated fashion of hot dogs on the beach, these horrible pictures they want to show how clear the water in which wallow. Who tells me that you are really in Sardinia?

I PREFER THE MOUNTAIN …
Care girls favorite summer the harsh climate of Northern Europe to the tranquility of the sea, what you hide under those heavy sweaters?

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September 2015:

TEN DESTINATIONS IDEAL FOR TRAVEL dreaming of a holiday, here is selected for you the best destinations for the month of September.
Summer, vacation time, holidays, relaxing. Regardless of the chosen destination, either at the beach or in the mountains, in Italy or abroad, the desire of all is relax and pleasant days. Most Italians have already reached the resort towns, where they will spend the August or the following week, which promises to be hot. Many others, however, expected in September 2015.

Travel in September is a solution that offers many advantages: the weather is usually good, still hot enough to choose beach destinations, the prices are affordable and the holiday destinations generally less crowded than in July and August. And then, why not start in September? We selected ten ideal destinations for the month of September:

In Europe, northern Germany offers breathtaking natural scenery. An ideal destination in September, attention this year to the weather forecast. Also in Europe, Austria and Switzerland will enchant you with their green, the mountain lakes, the enchanting scenery.
France awaits you with its cities. Provence is a viable alternative.
Portugal.
In Canada, a popular destination at this time is Quebec.
In the US West Coast, and in particular the City of Angels and San Francisco.
Africa: the resort on the Red Sea, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, but also Morocco and imperial cities, the desert.
In Italy all over the south and the two largest islands await you with their heavenly sea, the sun and the warmth of its people.
For a beach holiday, the Canary Islands, in front of the Morocco: Gran Canary, Fuerteventura, Tenerife.
The Balearic Islands, Spain. In particular, Ibiza and Formentera are exceptional in September. United disco the first and the second of the wild, both will welcome you with their crystal-clear sea and white beaches.
Greece and its islands, the sea and the white city: Santorini, Rhodes, Crete, Mykonos.

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Guide the new Greece of DOVE

The secret islands and semi-deserted beaches. But the new kitchen and the nightlife of Mykonos, Hydra, Paros. And then the places of culture, including the Athens dear to the writer Petros Markaris, and map active holiday, from hiking to boating holidays. All the best and the unpublished in 180 pages. On sale from June 10
To discover the best and the unusual. Dispelling stereotypes. This is the spirit of the new Guide to Greece of WHERE, on sale from 10 June (€ 5.50).
In the Cyclades you eat badly, always-the-same-things, and drink worse? Catchphrase exceeded. There are interesting young chefs who not only serve souvlaki in Santorini, Naxos, Ios. And Milos, rewarded with Crete to the spectacular beaches. The guide WHERE does know a new generation of entrepreneurs that despite the crisis, open boutique hotel in the mansions of the Crusaders in Rhodes, or in old shops sponges in Symi. Restoring family homes, shelters for rent for leaks couple, such as residences and relaxation of Serifos.

For those looking for blue sea and silence, here is the islets off course, Arki and Marathi off Lipsi, where you sit in peace, safe from banana boats and disco music. But flipping through the 180 pages of the guide are also the place to go and bring in the dawn for bon viveur islands like Mykonos and Paros.

Holidays with children? The beaches most suitable games dell’Aquapark in Corfu, the encounter with the turtles in Kefalonia. And yet, three reportage dedicated to the cultural sites. Macedonia of Alexander the Great, told by the famous archaeologist and writer, Valerio Massimo Manfredi. The workshop of Hephaestus to Lemnos and the labyrinth of Minos at Knossos illustrated by Giorgio Ieranò, journalist and professor of Greek literature at Trent. Finally, the Athens dear to Petros Markaris (and its Commissioner Charitos), with the direct testimony of the writer.

Also available are a map of Greece active, of which no one ever talks about: climb the Meteors, hiking on Mount Athos, sailing in the Sporades. All faces of a country never equal to itself, with 15,000 kilometers of coastline and more than a thousand islands and rocks.

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They arrived the sales! The great fortunes buying house in Greece taking advantage of the crisis.

One of the maxims of capitalism is “advantage of times of crisis”, because it is precisely then that the prices are lower. That’s what they’re doing great fortunes in Greece: buy real estate with cut prices

Since 2009, year of the beginning of the crisis in Greece, the price of luxury homes in this Mediterranean paradise fell 50%. And one of the houses of the middle class, 30%. A real opportunity not to be missed.

This is what must have thought the big investors – especially Russians – who are cast as vultures on real estate opportunities. A house on the island of Syros, who until recently was worth 1.6 million euro, now sells for 800,000 Euros. Exactly half. This has increased dramatically the interest of buyers. “Last year we had an average of five people per month interested in luxury homes” – he told the Bild Wadim Dolmidinis, director of Greece Invest. “Now there are already eight month”

The first buyers are Russians, followed by the Chinese, particularly interested in homes around Athens. And the third and fourth place, the fortunes Serbian and Bulgarian. It’s time balances.

“It is the best time to buy,” says Francesco Pianelli, the real estate portal ikh-realestate.com This is the year in which the agencies are selling at lower prices, it is impossible that fall even more. For those with dinero, the best thing is to buy villas near the sea with 500 or 1000 m2. An example: two houses on the Aegean Sea, with private beach, an impressive sight, a giant terrace, garden and mini port for one yate, were sold for 4.5 million euro. Too expensive? The mediator does know: the have lowered by 1.5 million Euros!

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TAMARA ECCLESTONE, FAMILY HOLIDAYS:

A MYKONOS WITH HER HUSBAND AND SMALL SOPHIA

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MYKONOS – After numerous holidays for singles around the world, Tamara Ecclestone is the time of a family holiday.
The daughter of the magnate Bernie Ecclestone, the historical “patron” of Formula 1, June 11, 2013, married (with wedding costing over 7 million pounds), the stockbroker Jay Rutland and March 17 of the following year born the little Sophia: the little family has been caught during a few days of relaxation in Mykonos, with Tamara engaged in the role of mother.

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