Category: Greece

5 reasons to explore Turkey and Greece by luxury yacht charter

5 reasons to explore Turkey and Greece by luxury yacht charter

Greece and Turkey are welcoming tourists back to the Eastern Mediterranean for a safe and spectacular summer, and a luxury charter yacht grants adventurous groups the opportunity to roam the crystalline Ionian and Aegean seas in style. There are five great reasons to choose a yacht for your next getaway break with family, friends or […]

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Living legends: Europe’s top 10 palaces

Ancient architecture, lush gardens, and timeless legends: Europe’s stunningly-preserved palaces have the power to transport you back to times of opulence, intrigue and adventure – from Germany’s famed fairytale castle to a lustrous Roman palace in Croatia and a storied aristocratic mansion beside Corfu’s sparkling sea. Explore a diverse array of vibrant cultures and fascinating […]

5 hidden gems for an in-depth European getaway

5 hidden gems for an in-depth European getaway

To truly get to know a place, you need to spend quality time with it, getting away from the crowds and immersing yourself in the local surroundings. It’s often when we venture beyond a destination’s ‘greatest hits’ to discover our own hidden gems, that we make our most treasured memories. Here we explore five exclusive […]

Ancient history: 5 archaeological hot spots to visit around the world

Ancient history: 5 archaeological hot spots to visit around the world

It is said that ‘the story of our present is told within the treasures of our past’ – and what a tale the following destinations have to tell. Each one is brimming with archaeological wonders that, with the aid of inspiring guides, will allow you to gain insight into lives and cultures as they were […]

The magical Ionian Islands of Greece

The magical Ionian Islands of Greece

The Ionian Islands are an idyllic destination to experience the delights of a yacht charter in Greece. A line of stepping-stones across the sea, the mix of islands trail the western coast of mainland Greece. Ribbons of sand frame the undulating shoreline backed by dense woodland on soaring hills. Blessed with deep anchorages, sheltered coves […]

Summer sensations in the Eastern Mediterranean by luxury yacht charter

Summer sensations in the Eastern Mediterranean by luxury yacht charter

Celebrate a summer of freedom in the Eastern Mediterranean and cruise wherever you desire on a luxury yacht charter, one of the safest ways to have a break far from home and still maintain social distancing. The wonderful luxuries on board mean you can spend all your time aboard or in the water or some […]

In love with Turkey aboard HIC SALTA and why you should book your Mediterranean holiday now

In love with Turkey aboard HIC SALTA and why you should book your Mediterranean holiday now

The Greek and Turkish coasts are a haven for fun seekers, sun worshippers and culture lovers who want days exploring ancient wonders and nights partying under starry night skies, and luxury gulets like HIC SALTA are the most efficient way to see and do it all in style. Bodrum Bodrum is a first and/or last […]

The perfect Santorini experience

The perfect Santorini experience

Santorini is where the alluring beauty of mother nature invites you to the realm of an iconic paradise. This Cycladic island is famously known for its unique blue and white architecture that seamlessly blends in with multi-coloured volcanic cliffs, that soar out of the turquoise sea-drowned caldera. What sets this national treasure apart from the […]

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Idyllic sailing in the Greek Sporades

An archipelago of outstanding beauty, the Sporades are scattered along the eastern coast of mainland Greece, with only four of the 24 isles permanently inhabited: Alonnisos, Skiathos, Skopelos and Skyros. Rugged and charming, these cruising grounds deliver peaceful serenity whilst sailing amongst some truly breath-taking island scenery. This is an area rich in natural splendour […]

Charming Sifnos attracts island-hoppers who seek an authentic Greek Island experience

5 Greek islands to visit when Greece reopens to tourists after the cornonavirus lockdown

As the world gradually reopens from coronavirus lockdowns, Greece is opening its borders to tourists on June 15. Greece, relying heavily on Summer travel, will attempt to jump-start the economy in time for the high season. Greece, with under 200 deaths and less than 3,000 of the virus, has been lauded for its early lockdown, […]

10 art galleries and museums you can still visit... virtually

10 art galleries and museums you can still visit… virtually

As Thomas Merton, famed writer, poet, and American Trappist monk once said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time”. Never has there been a better time to lose ourselves in art, to admire and acknowledge perspectives different from our own. To be in awe of another’s talent, whether past, […]

The 10 ultimate luxury hotels in Europe for when travel restrictions are lifted

The 10 ultimate luxury hotels in Europe for when travel restrictions are lifted

We might be living through unprecedented times, but that doesn’t stop us daydreaming about our next luxury holiday. As many people find themselves in isolation or working from home and increasingly unable to get out and about, it certainly feels like we’ll all deserve a holiday soon. The travel restrictions currently in effect worldwide won’t […]

Top 10 island getaways

Top 10 island getaways

In today’s fast paced world, our lives are super busy with constant ties to technology that always leave us feeling ‘on”. I remember back to a time between graduating from university and starting out in the work world when there was a feeling of being able just to go and explore, without boundaries. In recent […]

5 museums you might not know in Athens

5 museums you might not know in Athens

Every traveler who visits Athens usually has one main goal: to see the Acropolis. Climbing up this Athenian hill to view the majestic Parthenon in person is almost every visitor’s first stop, followed by a trip to the splendid Acropolis Museum. While the sprawling Acropolis Museum shares deep insights into the history and daily life […]

Our top sailing adventures for 2020

Our top sailing adventures for 2020

For a luxury holiday with a difference, not much beats setting sail around remote islands, hidden coves, pristine beaches and scenic waterways. As Mark Twain said, ‘Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away […]

Sail the Saronic Islands of Greece

Sail the Saronic Islands of Greece

From the twinkling blue sea to the blissfully relaxed pace of island life, the Saronic Islands of Greece are, quite simply, very special. Enjoy a warm welcome at whitewashed tavernas, stroll endless beaches and relish the calm. For history fans, this is a treasure trove of incredible ancient culture, where alluring ruins exude spellbinding appeal. […]