Thanks to its Ancient history, Greece is the birthplace of democracy, the Olympic Games and Western philosophy and of course many myths and legends. Just under 11 million people live on almost 132, 000 square kilometres and within this, there are 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Must see destinations include the capital city, Athens, Mount Olympus and the Greek Islands including Kos and Crete.


Our family holiday in Crete with Olympic Holidays

Royal Mare Resort in Crete
We’ve been incredibly busy recently and when that happens its always family time that suffers. So when Olympic Holidays offered us the opportunity to experience their Greek island holiday deals we jumped the chance. Finally some quality time to spend as a ...

A short guide to Zante Island in Greece

Navagio shipwreck beach
Zante,  also known as Zakynthos, is the southern most island in the Ionian Islands and is fast becoming the most popular of all the Greek islands.  It’s triangular shape helps give Zante three distinctive areas. To the north west is mountainous ...

Kos island, Greece. Holiday advice

Holidays always seem to creep up on me. I set out with the best of intentions, setting aside weeks through the year where I want to go away and then before I realise, those weeks loom large upon me. A ...

Spring holidays in Athens, Greece

Athens travel advice
I’m pretty sure Athens is high on most people’s bucket lists. Its ancient buildings, mighty Acropolis and proximity to some stunning coastline makes it easy to see why too. Just a few hours flight from most of Europe, it’s a ...