Category: Destination

Beekeeping units and honey tours on Kos Island

Beekeeping units and honey tours on Kos Island

Koans harnessed honey’s benefits: a natural remedy with miraculous healing properties that can ease digestive problems and sore throats. Its golden syrupy goodness can also increase athletic performance, combat bacteria (like E. coli, H. pylori, and salmonella), and speed the healing of wounds, burns, skin sores, and inflammation. Besides having exceptional antibacterial qualities, honey has […]

Kastri Island: A Postcard-pretty Islet in Kamari Bay

Kastri Island: A Postcard-pretty Islet in Kamari Bay

Under intense blue skies, rising from the waters of the Kamari Bay, just opposite the Agios Stefanos Beach, there is an islet: Kastri. Although the bay is officially called Kamari, it appears in many travel guides and articles as Kefalos Bay. Barren and rocky, Kastri is a picture-perfect eye-candy islet and one of the most […]

Holiday on Kos Island: Traditional Beachfront Tavernas

Holiday on Kos Island: Traditional Beachfront Tavernas

The traditional beachfront tavernas on Kos Island will give you the authentic Greek experience you expect. Fresh, organic ingredients are transformed into delicious dishes by native chefs with a deep respect for their heritage. Friendly Greek hospitality and seascapes that will embed into your memory forever are other things that will make dining in a […]

The Old Tree of Hippocrates and Its Story

The Old Tree of Hippocrates and Its Story

Hippocrates of Kos lived between 460 and  370 BC long before the oriental plane tree standing today in Platía Platanou in Kos Town. The Tree of Hippocrates standing today propped by metal scaffolding is less than 600 years old, but it probably marks the place of another oriental plane where the “Father of Medicine” used to […]

The Sea Daffodil (Pancratium maritimum) on Kos Island

The Sea Daffodil (Pancratium maritimum) on Kos Island

The elegant and fragrant sea daffodil flowers on the coastal dunes of Kos Island from August until October. Known under several different names, including sea lily, sand daffodil, sand lily, lily of St. Nicholas, lily of the coast, and its Latin name, Pancratium maritimum, the plant more likely developed during the Miocene geological epoch. Unfortunately, […]