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11/2018
  • Rhodes: The thrill of uncovering its timeless treasures

    I’ve been visiting Rhodes for 40 years now, and each time I feel that special tingle of anticipation that I’m about to make a new discovery. A spectacle? A shop? A new friend in a mountainous village? A new hotel… you know, the kind that enchants its guests and fills Instagram with dreamy photographs? A ...

7/2018
  • My Sani Festival

    A cascade of images comes to mind each time I ascend the hill to attend Sani Festival in Halkidiki, which colours my summer dreams. Here, everything is shaped and designed in line with the beauty of the location and its exquisite sounds, where the uniqueness of every detail is revealed. I feel that whatever I ...

  • Tinos Food Paths: A gastronomy treasure hidden in Tinos

    What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Tinos”? Surely the island, the sea, maybe oblations or Virgin Mary of Tinos? How about dove cotes, food, surf? If Tinos is famous about something, well that has to be the Virgin Mary of Tinos. Mainly a religious destination, probably due to the fact that ...

5/2018
11/2017
  • Autumn in Thessaly – 10 fairytale-like destinations you love

    Autumn in Greece is incomparable; no doubt about that! The palette of colours begins to change with yellow, red and orange hues decorating the length and breadth of the country. The deciduous trees create this inspiring backdrop, upon which the first raindrops fall and where the first hint of a crisp north wind signal the ...

  • Wanderlust Greece: Round the Peloponnese in 10 days

    It is said that the journey begins the moment you start preparing for it. And that is a fact. You spread out the map across the dining table, then check out the Google versions; keep notes; calculate distances from A to B; make a note of towns and villages you intend to visit; collect ideas for ...

10/2017
  • From southern charm to northern magic

    I am a Peloponnesian through and through, born and bred literally where the Ionian waves break upon the shore. She is a self-confessed “hillbilly”, raised in Northern Greece but long since ensnared in the south’s net of charm. The decision came out of the blue; from Thessaloniki, instead of going back to base, we would ...

  • Tinos: a guide to your own holiday masterpiece

    Tinos, right from the start I insist that it was the Virgin Mary who saved Tinos! For decades, in the collective consciousness of generations of modern Greeks, the island has long been associated with religion. And let us thank God for that. The full-scale touristic pilgrimage to pay homage to the Blessed Virgin has been ...

9/2017
  • Summer in Thessaly: 10 superb beaches highlighted by you!

    Summer in Greece comes early and finishes late. And nowhere more so than in Thessaly where summer is  celebrated in fine style on the Sporades islands, Larissa, Pelion mountain and Volos with vibrant moods, breathtaking dives and loads of photos! After the gorgeous routes for cycling in Thessaly which you recommended, it is now the ...

  • Diary of a road trip through the healing land of the Peloponnese

    A 4-day road trip heading south from Athens down the length of one of the Peloponnese peninsulas and back up to the capital again, stopping off for something a little theatrical on the way. That was the plan, combining the chance to see more of this gorgeous country and catch up with a dear friend at the ...

7/2017
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