Just a few kilometers from Thessaloniki’s city center you can find the beautiful lake of Oreokastro. Between 1999 and 2000, an old garbage dump was converted into this artificial lake. The lake was named after Panagiotis Ishnopoulos, a vice president of the municipality of Oreakstro who came up with the idea and saw it through. […]
The summer of 2021 was marked by the fire in Evia, Greece’s second-largest island. It was described as one of the greatest ecological disasters in Greek history because it is estimated that over 50,000 hectares of forest burned. The fire began on August 3 in Central Evia. The fire burned everything in its path for […]
Photographing a lavender field has been on my bucket list for many years. As a result, when I learned that there were some blooming fields near Thessaloniki, where I currently live, I couldn’t pass it up. I grabbed my camera bag and drove to Mesimeri in search of the perfect lone tree in a lavender […]
This beautiful lake can be found in the suburb of Thermi, just a few kilometers from Thessaloniki’s city center. It is, in fact, the upper lake of a two-part artificial lake formed in 1993 by the Thermi Dam. The Vathilakos stream springs from the Chortiatis mountain in Thessaloniki and flows into the Thermaic Gulf after […]
The Epanomi shipwreck is located in Northern Greece, about a half-hour drive from Thessaloniki. In the summer, both locals and tourists visit the area to see the shipwreck and enjoy the beautiful sandy beach and crystal clear blue-green waters. The ship sank during the dictatorship in the winter of 1970. It was transporting soil in […]
Grjótagjá is a small lava cave in Iceland near Lake Myvatn. There is a wonderful geothermal thermal spring inside. It is part of the Diamond Circle, North Iceland’s most popular sightseeing route. The cave has an ethereal, otherworldly atmosphere that justifies a visit. The clear water has a beautiful turquoise color, as seen in the […]
Skogafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland, with a width of 25 metres (82 feet) and a drop of 60 metres (200 feet). Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces, a rainbow is normally visible on sunny days. According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area, Þrasi Þórólfsson, […]
You have finally decided to visit Iceland. But you can’t decide when it is the best time to visit the land of fire and ice. Most people choose summer because the weather is as good as it can get and the days are long. Others choose winter to witness the snowy landscapes. But there are […]
Icelandic nature is full of breathtaking landscapes. Waterfalls, glaciers, rock formations and mountains make driving around the island an unforgettable experience. In this blog post I will give you some information about four of the most stunning mountains I had the chance to visit during my September and October road trip! These are the must […]
Four years ago we visited Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Our visit there coincided with the International Motor Show Germany in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung. IAA is held there the September of odd numbered years. So, we grabbed the opportunity to visit the world’s largest motor show where every major car manufacturer exhibits […]
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