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What I loved most in Montanema

Montanema handmade village undoubtedly is a unique hotel. A wonderful place surrounded by virgin nature. There are many things you can adore in your stay there. From the luxury homes with modern fireplaces, the spring water who running in your tap, the wonderful staff, the excellent food in Fournia restaurant or the Irema cafe. But what I liked most in Montanema are small details in architecture and decoration that really touch me, and some of these I want to present to you with my photos.

Some lamps in the hotel’s café

The lucky horseshoe in every one  of the hotels  houses

An old  hanger (monk we call it in Greece)

Details of folk mason in a fence

Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Hiking at Montanema

The first morning during our stay in Montanema handmade village we walked into the canyon in front of the hotel following Kerasiotis River.

The trail was great for hiking in the mountain. Our guide Constantinos with endless knowledge of local flora gave to us useful information about the various plants that we encountered in the path.

Kerasiotis river at several points along the route forming impressive small waterfalls, while the light plays with the water passing between the leaves.

Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Plastiras Lake Ride

The Montanema handmade village located very close to Plastiras Lake. So you can combine the stay in the hotel with lake activities .

The other members of TBG preferred horse riding. My ride was photographic.

The landscape on the northern side of Plastiras Lake is magical. The mountains on the horizon are still snowy, while horses graze on fress grass waiting for the guests.

Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Montanema handmade village Sunrise

I am thinking that you can not feel deeply a place if you not see the sun rise at least once. I know it’s hard to get up early, while not yet dawn and search from which side the sun rises but believe me it’s worth it.

At least in my trip to Montanema handmade village to look at the sunrise was easy. The sun just comes forward in the ravine that is in front of the complex.

It is one of the few times that I enjoyed the sunrise and I was not in a beach. But the Montanema landscape was marvelous and so was the sunrise.

Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Etoliko Greece


Etoliko Greece

Etoliko is a historic city in western Greece built on an island in the middle of a lagoon.

Etoliko Greece


Etoliko has described as Little Venice because of the wonderful environment in which it is.

Etoliko Greece


Etoliko has neither the channels nor the impressive buildings of Venice, but it is a beautiful city Surrounded by water.  A real paradise for photographers.

Etoliko Greece


Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Travel Bloggers Greece

This Sunday, January 18 was an interesting day. I was invited to the first presentation of Travel Bloggers Greece at Pallas Athena a Grecotel boutique hotel in the center of Athens.


During this first briefing Elena Sergeeva and Marissa Tejada the founders who had this wonderful idea explained to us in detail the objectives of Travel Bloggers Greece. Also the bloggers who attended the event we made a short presentation of our blogs. This was followed by lunch and a very pleasant conversation that helped us to know each other better. The first day of the presentation included an interesting limo tour but unfortunately some obligations forced me to leave after the lunch.


Travel Bloggers Greece is a non-profit networking group with a mission to promote  the interests of travel bloggers that cover Greece as a travel destination. Travel Bloggers Greece  also wants to educate about travel blogging, promote authentic travel and the most important for me increased awareness of Greek travel destinations. For all these gentle goals I decide from the first moment to participate as a full member.


More information: Travel Bloggers Greece

Athens Metropolitan Expo

I visited once again the Metropolitan Expo Event Center for the Greek Tourism Expo an international Tourism Fair for Greek destinations. The weather was fine and I grab the opportunity to take some photos.

The Metropolitan Expo – Exhibition Center is the largest, most modern and functional venue for exhibitions, conferences and events in Athens, designed to the highest standards, ensuring thus functionality, flexibility and aesthetic integrity of facilities.

Metropolitan Expo building is located just 2 km after Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” in Spata, Attica. Although the exhibitors usually offer free transportation in their events, you can easily visit the venue in the same way someone can visit Athens International Airport.

Dimitrios Asithianakis is a photographer and a photography teacher. You can find him on Facebook Dimitrios Asithianakis.

Mykonos Island Greece

mykonos island greece

Mykonos was an insignificant island in the Cyclades until it was discovered by travelers in the late 19th century as it was necessary for them to pass by en-route to the nearby and uninhabited Delos. Several decades passed and by the 1960s Mykonos had become the Mecca of the international jet set and even in more conservative times it had been a gay-friendly island.

mykonos island greece

Despite the development of tourism that Mykonos has seen in recent years, it still remains a stunningly beautiful island of the Cyclades. Sometimes, it can become a little intolerable because in fact there are a lot of people on the island especially during the summer, but there are always opportunities to explore Mykonos at a more relaxed pace besides high season.

mykonos island greece

What make’s Mykonos stand out is its unique atmosphere and the light that brings out the best colours of the Aegean, the colors of the sky and the sea, the dry Cycladic stones and the white-washed walls with their colorful window shutters.

mykonos island greece