You might know it as the destination clogging up your Instagram feed, but the Greek Islands are so much more than pretty vistas. Read on for a few fun travel facts you might have never known about this European holiday hot spot.
Ever wondered why so many of Greece’s islands are awash with beautiful blue and white houses? According to ancient beliefs, this particular shade of blue keeps evil away. The locals call the colour kyanos, which is where the words ‘cyan’ and ‘cyanide’ derived from.
It’s reported that the city of Rhodes (the capital of the island of Rhodes) is the most popular holiday spot in Greece for travellers. Famous for its perfectly-preserved medieval Old Town and too-good-to-be-true turquoise beaches, we can understand why.