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Delos Greece is one of the most important archaeological sites. It was a major sacred site for the ancient Greeks as Delos was the mythical birthplace of god Apollo and his twin sister Artemis. The island was covered in a variety of temples, shrines and sanctuaries dedicated to a varie...
Greece-Holiday-Homes.com now incorporates a new design with great features and improved navigation to make it easier than ever for the travelers to find vacation rental properties in Greece. The new redesign has an exciting new look and has been optimized resulting in higher rankings ...
You have properly renovated your second home and now want to rent it out as a vacation rental. This is certainly a good idea but do you know how to go about the process effectively? If you lack experience in this area, you may wish to abdicate the duties to a vacation rental agent.
After publishing my blog entry about Bodrum yesterday, I received a number of feedback emails. After reading them, I realized perhaps this man should even be removed from his post. I still would like to give Bodrum mayor Mehmet Kocadon until Tuesday, June 30, 2009 to clean up the shore...
Gumusluk is a traditional fishing village on the Bodrum peninsula in the south west end of the Aegean part in the Turkish riviera. Bodrum or the ancient city of Halicarnassus of Caria is a well known center of tourism and yachting. Bodrum peninsula is also well known for the lovely bay...
The city of Priene, an Ionian settlement was laid out on Mount Mycale (Samsun) and contained many famous examples of Hellenistic art and architecture. The original location of the city has never been found but it was probably a peninsula with two harbors. The ruins are from the new cit...
Sesame or tahini halva has been produced since the classical times. The dish was popular in the Byzantine Empire, and today it is very popular desert throughout Turkey and Greece. It is very much consumed by the Orthodox Greeks during the Great Lent and other fasts. In Turkey the term ...
The two beautiful islands of the Sporades island group in Greece, Skiathos and Skopelos, have been home to film making of Mamma Mia in 2007. The islands with their pine forests coming down to the sea shore, the beautiful small bays and coves with their blue flag beaches are two very po...
Perge, originally, a Hellenistic settlement, later developed into a thriving Roman city, is a historicist's delight. Situated only 18 km from Antalya in the Pamphylia plain, Perge has a long legacy (almost from 1500 B.C.) to narrate with its initial inhabitants being the Hittites. Its ...
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals Magazine was launched today on Ulitzer.com. The magazine will be featured on Ulitzer's Travel and Hospitality section and currently accepting applications for its site editor position who will be in charge of the magazine's editorial direction. Pr...
I thought it could be a good idea to provide you with a detailed excursion plan if you ever decide to visit Rhodes island, the largest of the Dodecanessa islands group in Greece. This is actually the route I followed in Sept-Oct 2007 when I visited the island. You can customize the rou...
Eating out in Greece is a national pastime and a leisurely pleasure. Whether dining at a local taverna or an elegant restaurant, Greeks take their time over food. The native cuisine is delightfully uncomplicated and quite different from what's found in Greek restaurants abroad. Much of...
Lycia is the historical name of the Tekke peninsula on the southern coast of Turkey in the Mediterranean sea. It is a place where steep mountains rise directly from the sea, woody coasts, small but lovely bays mostly accessible by the sea, beautiful views and very suitable for trekking...
Absolute Yacthing offers 20% off on the Charter Price for bookings untill the 30th of March 2009.
Gunluklu bay is a natural wonder, being 19 kms away to Fethiye on the road to Gocek where an alley branches off to the left which after one km ends up at Gunluklu Bay Anchorage covered by different and aromatic aqueous amber (styrax) trees. The bay is protected from winds on both sides...
If you ever go to Antalya, within the historic city walls of the city you will see a minaret not of the usual kind, as it is a brick minaret decorated with dark blue mosaics and has the look of eight flutes melted together into one. It is thus called Yivli Minare or Fluted Minaret and ...
The Monastery stands alone in the middle of no-where built in mid 15th century at a time when pirates and bandits of all nationalities were ravaging Crete so the monks built a thick and strong 10 m high wall around the monastery, a wall with small windows like arrow-holes, a heavy cast...
Kaputaş beach is a very popular place as the region has an untouched natural beauty and a great view overlooked from the Kaş-Kalkan highway running above as its colour is a lovely real turquoise. From the beach it is just a short swim to some nearby phosphorescent caves, that are excel...
One of the most importand attractions in the ancient city of Ephesus is the Library of Celsus, built in AD 135 by Gaius Julius Aquila (a consul) to honor his father's memory, Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus the Governor of Asia Minor. The building was intended to be used both as Lib...
It is believed that Sultaniye Kaplicalari or spas have been first opened by the Kaunos locals, some 2000 years ago. The remains of a hospital in the area is supposed to be a proof for that. In those years the spring waters were believed to improve sexual power, and when drunk to cure v...
Absolute Yachting is pleased to present you the luxury M/Y ELLINIA, the ideal yacht for your clients that wish to cruise the Greek islands. Her length is 80 ft, and she can accommodate 8/9 quests in one Master, one VIP, and in two Twin Cabins (one twin with a pullman berth), all with ...
Vacations are all about rest, relaxation, and, of course, indulgence. And when it comes to Hollywood's biggest stars, you can count on them to take it up a notch by spending time in exotic locales, on some of the world's most luxurious yachts. Since the '50s, Christina O has attracted ...
It seems no five-star holiday these days is complete without a spa element, and yacht charter agencies have been quick to follow the trend. Following a recent study, the International Spa Association (ISPA) reported that there are two types of spa customer: the 'spa-goer' who sees thei...
The principals of Trinity Yachts, John Dane, CEO, and Bill Smith, VP, sat down with YV&C publisher Fuat Kircaali to speak about the growth of the charter industry and how it affects them as yacht builders.
Western Mediterranean Terms (WMT) - The charter fee includes the use of the yacht and equipment, the crew's wages and insurance. The charterer will be charged at cost for all other expenses including fuel, food and beverages for the charter party, berthing charges and port taxes, char...
Graduate student Laura Albers decided last year to spend her summer this year traveling Europe and she made it her personal mission to convince her sister and two best friends to join her on the journey. Lucky for Laura, they didn't take too much convincing. They met up on the other si...
Let Turkey light up your imagination. Three great things embody Turkey. Just a four hour flight away from international London, it has a culture which is profoundly different, distinctly unfamilar. A land on the very cusp of Europe and Asia, with two heads simultaneously facing both ea...
M/S PANAGIOTA, a family-owned yacht built in Greece entered into charter markets for charter to sail 3/7/10/14 day cruise itineraries to Ionian Isles, Cyclades Isles, Dodecanese Isles, Sporades Isles, Crete, Euboea-Sporades, Argosaronic Gulf - Peloponeses, Turkish port and all other Gr...
International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reported the 2005 summer season availability of two charter yachts, S/Y Schatz and Kallisto. Both yachts will be available for charter in the Eastern Med during the summer.
Golden Yachts was established in 1997 by Capt. Paris Dragnis, a successful businessman highly involved in the commercial shipping sector. Out of his long passion for yachts of unrivalled quality and style, and being a yacht owner himself for many years, he was the ideal person to have ...
Turkey, at the eastern end of the Mediterranean, has been, for many years, a haven for the cruising yachtsman. Now as the country opens up its doors to western tourism, charter boats and modern marinas are improving the access for vacationing yachtsmen. Michael Howorth visits the Gulf ...
SuperYacht Radio interviews Begum Dogulu, principal of Begum Yachting, Turkey (www.begumyachting.com).