Whether you are staying on the mainland, or even on one of the many islands themselves, you can easily travel to and between some of the more remote islands that will give you a glimpse of a more serene part of the Mediterranean, away from the tourists and the developed seafronts.
Permeating every particle of Greek culture is its rich heritage of history and mythology. Regardless of where you choose to holiday in Greece, you’re never far from a place that in one way or another is linked to one of the great gods like Zeus, Aphrodite or Poseidon, or the historical setting of fabled demigods and heroes like Hercules, Perseus and Odysseus.
The Moroccan metropolis is a plethora of colours, tastes, scents and of course sounds. Visiting the city will leave you with an infinity of impressions and regardless of where you move in the centre of Marrakech, you’re never short of new experiences. During your stay in this amazing city, sometimes you’ll need a space where you can just relax and enjoy the silence for a bit. Luckily there are numerous options for you to choose between, and below we have selected four things for you to do when you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the souks.
Italy is all about great food, romantic cities and breathtaking scenery. The country, however, also has a strong cultural side to it. From some of the greatest artists in the world such as Caravaggio, Botticelli and Michelangelo, to visionaries like Da Vinci, Dante and Rossellini, there are plenty of gems to be discovered here. If you're looking to bring a book with you to read while holidaying in Italy, why not dip your toe in some of the country's own literary produce?
One of the sunniest places in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands offer a unique holiday experience. Sandy beaches, clear water and old fortresses give it an exotic air, which, when mixed the strong British identity, typical English houses, as well as the random pub, makes this a truly unique destination. If you’re planning to visit either Guernsey or Jersey, here are a few facts that you might not know about them.
Italian cuisine is known and savoured throughout the world. From the delicious pasta sauces and the crisp stone-baked pizzas, to risotto and parmesan cheese and tasty cured ham, the country has it all. When in Italy, however, it’s worth noting that each region has its own distinct dishes and traditions and although you can find pizza and pasta throughout the country, knowing what the region you’re holidaying in does best, will bring out the best in flavours, and your taste buds will be forever grateful. ´
Greece is an overabundance of things to see and do. It's a true plethora of experiences. However, away from the much-travelled tourist paths of the Acropolis, Rhodes Town and Heraklion on Crete, there are many lesser-known gems that are hiding in plain sight. Here are five such suggestions for a daytrip away from the resort.
At Fleetway we love what we do. We only sell holidays that we’re passionate about and you’ll often find us queueing up to explore the world through our own holidays. The Electra Palace on the delightful island of Rhodes is a firm Fleetway favourite both with our customers and us, and Borja from our Marketing Team has recently returned from a week in the sun at the Electra Palace. We caught up with him to hear about his stay and how he discovered the world for less by choosing to go all inclusive.