A to Z guide to Rhodes 2019, Including Symi

A to Z guide to Rhodes 2019, Including Symi

by Tony Oswin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845497385
Publisher: Arima Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: A to Z Guides to the Aegean
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Tony was born in Nottingham, England. In his twenties the seeds were sown for his love affair with Greece during a holiday on the island of Skiathos. Although his career would be focused on business consultancy, he also studied ancient Greek history and archaeology and through this visited many of the islands of the Ionian and Aegean seas, as well as the mainland of Greece.

He found though that there were a few Aegean islands that captivated him. When in 2005, he had the opportunity of retiring from his business consultancy, he and his partner Carol chose one of these, Thassos, as their new home as British expatriates, selecting to live on the outskirts of Limenas, also known as Thassos Town.

Thassos is a unique and beautiful island situated in the northern Aegean, just off the coast of Thrace. Still relatively unknown, it does though hold the title of having the most return visits of all the Greek islands. However, Tony realised that what the island lacked was an internationally available and comprehensive travel guide covering all that Thassos offered the visitor. Having already published books on business, in 2006 he decided to write the 'A to Z Guide to Thassos'.

Due to the International success of this book, Tony went on to write the three latest travel guides on the islands of Rhodes, Santorini and Kos. In the future he looks forward to writing guides on more of his favourite Greek islands.

Tony is Managing Director of the 'A to Z Guides to the Aegean'.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • about the author
    • foreword/Travel Club
    • contents


  • Rhodes
    • an introduction to the island


  • History
    • an introduction to the history
    • mythology


  • Culture
    • the people
    • cultural and religious events
    • ocal products
    • local animals


  • Getting there
    • package holidays
    • à la carte
    • hotels, studios and apartments
    • camping


  • Places of interest
    • attractions in Rhodes Town
    • historic buildings
    • gen. attractions in Rhodes Town
    • archaeology around the island
    • castles of Rhodes
    • natural island attractions
    • villages around the island


  • Beaches and resorts
    • beaches and resorts
    • activities for the very young
    • bars and clubs
    • adrenalin
    • organised trips


  • Visiting Symi
    • day trips to Symi


  • Getting around
    • car hire
    • scooter and motorbike hire
    • bus information
    • ferry and catamaran information


  • Eating and drinking
    • tavernas
    • a quick guide to Greek food


  • Shopping
    • shopping, souvenirs, etc.
    • supermarkets
    • customs advice


  • Sports and recreation
    • activities on the island


  • Money matters
    • banks, currency exchange, etc.


  • Weather
    • facts on the annual weather


  • Bugs, biters and things
    • simple advice & remedies


  • Health and Safety
    • hospitals and doctors
    • dental services
    • simple health advice
    • safety


  • Hints and tips
    • helpful information


  • Greek glossary
    • glossary of useful Greek words and phrases


  • Maps
    • maps of Rhodes Town
    • attractions around the island
    • map of Ancient Kamiros
    • map of Lindos


  • Time line
    • historical dates


  • Acknowledgements
    • and your password


  • Calendar
    • 2019 calenda



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