Opposite the south eastern tip of the Greek Peloponnese peninsula, the islands of Kythera  and Anti-Kythera have long been places of exile and pirate caves. They still remain  resistant to the ferocious spread of mass tourism that’s marred many of the other Greek islands.

Kythera, the island where Aphrodite was born, reveals its true essence to the reflective traveller. Walking misty tracks with long abandoned ruins, surrounded by calm or stormy seas, gentle breezes or forceful winds, visitors are led to  hidden beaches and caves tiny villages and historic monuments.

A drift at sea 38 kilometres from Kythera, lies the time forsaken island of Anti- Kythera.  Overlooked by run-of-the-mill tourists, Antikythera  remains unyielding to the modern desire  for  comfort travel. Instead it rewards the adventurous with an unadulterated milieu  of simple living and a fascinating past.

boasts an extensive array of stunning photographs, carefully researched information and a passion for what makes Kythera,  Anti-Kythera and its people distinctive. Writer Tzeli Hadjidimitriou reaches beyond secrets old and  new, accompanying  us on a vivid journey to two remarkable destinations.

In Search Of Kythera and Antikythera  gives details about  local history, mythology, architecture, arts  and  crafts, cuisine and  local lifestyles. A selection of excursions describe the least travelled parts of these unforgettable islands, as well as current listings of essential services, how to arrive safely on the islands, where to stay and a variety of recreational advice to make your Search of Kythera and Antikythera a fun and informative adventure