I’ve taken numerous holidays to Greece over the years, including visits to Mykonos, Ios, Paros, Santorini and Kos, but one of my favourites has to be Skiathos in the Sporades island chain. My uncle was always recommending it as his favourite holiday destination, so eventually my Mum took me there in my late teens. We stayed in [...]
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The island of Ios, which can be found in a chain of islands known as the Cyclades, is always a popular choice for people taking Holidays in Greece. Whilst neighbouring island Santorini is known as the relaxing island with beautiful sunsets, ios is known for its partying and under 30s crowd. You’ll mainly find a mixture of [...]
I had one night to kill in Santorini and it was peak season in the middle of August, so I was looking for somewhere reasonably priced to stay before I caught my flight the next day. At €20 for a dorm bed, Sea Wave Studios at Perissa Beach was value for money compared to some [...]
Mykonos is a very popular island in the Cyclades in Greece, and rightly so. It has a reputation for being a party island and for good reason- Mykonos attracts some of the best DJs in the world and its parties at Paradise Beach are epic. Unfortunately, it has become rather expensive, with prices now verging [...]
After my scooter incident in Bali I decided to call it quits on my bike riding days. I went on a quad biking tour on Kangaroo Island in Australia thinking it would be completely different on four wheels, but instantly I felt apprehensive and nervous. I don’t have a problem with riding on the back [...]
Note: If you’re looking in the guidebook and can’t find Santorini on the map, it might be because it’s called Thira… From what I remember of my trip to the Greek Islands last year, I watched a lot of sunsets on Santorini. Those picture postcards and paintings of blue and white domes against even bluer [...]
Sunsets, blue and white buildings against an even bluer sky, gyros, tsatsiki and pitas….welcome to the Greek islands. A selection of photos from Ios, Santorini and Mykonos.