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Σαν παραμύθι…. Η ιστορία ξεκινά από το 1261 όταν οι Γενοβέζοι αγόρασαν την Χίο από τους Βυζαντινούς. Ήταν το 1346 όπου η οικογένεια Argenti εγκαθίστανται στο νησί, η μόνιμη κατοικίας τους ήταν στο κάστρο της Χίου αλλά η γόνιμη περιοχή του κάμπου ήταν ιδανική για την εξοχική τους κατοικία. Το 1550...
Ξεκινώντας την περιήγηση μας στη Χίο από τον Βορά προς το Νότο και έχοντας ήδη περάσει 7 μέρες στην Βόρεια και κεντρική πλευρά του νησιού, ανηπομονούσα να κατέβω στα Νότια, εκεί που τα χωριά είναι μεσαιωνικά και οι πλαγιές γεμάτες μαστίχια. Όχι ότι τα έχτισαν έτσι μόνο στο Νότο, απλά μετά το μεγάλο...
When we booked our stay at Guesthouse Grandma Eugenia, in the pretty village of Vitsa, I felt such intimacy as if we were going to visit our grandmother Eugenia, the Zagori lady of Vitsa. Grandmother Evgenia would tell us stories, bake pies, carve the garden, show us old photos and accomodate us at...
A beautiful autumn evening, team alternatrips directed decisively towards the village Aristi, one of the most visited villages of Zagoria. We were expected by our hosts to Gamila Rocks, and since the sun was setting behind the mountains we hurried to take the last turn to the village and face the...
We were already an hour late to reach our destination, the village Parthenonas in Halkidiki and very concerned of the people waiting for us at the Guesthouse Horostasi. "What would they say about our delay" we thought and we continued with eager. Entering the village in the night, the lights of the...
Can alternative combine with luxury? Initially I thought of this as a very difficult task but after our stay at Aegialis Hotel & Spa Amorgos, I concluded that it is not only feasible but also very successful. This hotel has managed an impressive "marriage." Built amphitheatrically overlooking...
“Why do they call it "Ghermanikon" i wondered...”. What does, a traditional inn in Damouchari at the East side of mount Pelion, have to do with Germany? My questions were answered one by one just when I arrived in the imposing, two-story stone building of the Guesthouse. The Pelion stone and wood...
Νeion Guesthouse is located at the greener landscape of inland Lefkada, almost half an hour from the city of Lefkada. The first feeling, when you arrive, is the retreat of tranquility and relaxation. Within this extensive family property before meetings Dimitra and her mother Machi, the people...
Alonissos SteniValla Casa Kalypso It could be the home of Calypso, the nymph that enchanted Ulysses and kept him away from Ithaca for seven years. Kept him on the island, in the gardens, around all this beauty and she magnetized him precisely as we were magnetized while at the balcony of Casa...
So we found ourselver in Agia Kyriaki village to meet the welcoming Lila of the neoclassical traditional Guesthouse "Agia Kyriaki" . Lila, who chooses to stay there from spring to the first winter breeze, took very good care of us and took us to the surrounding villages, especially at Village...