Best Place to Stay in Erikoussa Greece - Acantha Hotel - LifeBeyondBorders

Best Kept Secrets in Greece – Acantha Boutique Hotel on Erikoussa...

Have you heard of the Diapontia islands in Greece? Not very likely as Greece has so many islands and islets.   Many people think of...
Visiting London's Shard at Night - LifeBeyondBorders

A View from London’s Shard at night

I've visited the Shard in London before, but during the day.  This 95 storey, 11,000 glass panelled skyscraper located in Southwark, a district of...

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Athens International Airport Greece - LifeBeyondBorders

Athens International Airport – Greece. Why it’s a pleasure to fly from/to

Having travelled a fair bit, I've seen my fair share of the inside of airports. ...
What to pack for a Greek island holiday, in summer and autumn/fall

Greek island all round packing list

**For a free downloadable PDF version of this post, click here.** Many people head to the...
Things to do and tips on visiting Kastellorizo Greece - LifeBeyondBorders

Kastellorizo Greece

Kastellorizo - Greece: Where is it? Kastellorizo is one of those incredibly remote Greek islands that...
Where to eat in Bristol - UK

Where to eat in Bristol – UK: WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping...

When exploring destinations - and cities - to write about or, indeed, if you're on holiday or a short break, naturally you've got to...
Lessons Learned from Travel and Teaching - Intercultural Intelligence

Life lessons that teaching – and travelling – have taught me

What life lessons have I learned through travelling? That expression "Jack of all trades, Master of none" used to really irritate me, probably because it...

Selections from Luxury

Where to Stay in Athens - CocoMat Hotel - LifeBeyondBorders

Luxury hotel in Athens: CocoMat Hotel – Kolonaki, Athens.

Founded in 1989, CocoMat never started out as a hotel.  The company actually makes beds and furniture, but it's so much more than that...because...
In Camera Art Boutique Hotel - Rhodes Island - Greece - LifeBeyondBorders

In Camera Art Boutique Hotel – Luxury on Rhodes island, Greece

Most of you will have heard of Rhodes Island, Greece. I travel regularly to the chain of islands that Rhodes belongs to (the Dodecanese)...

Selections from Reviews

CP Slippers - Must Have Handcrafted from Spain - LifeBeyondBorders

Review of CP slippers – Lovingly hand-crafted in Spain

CP Slippers reached out to me recently, after seeing I review travel products.  I wasn't really sure what to expect when I received the...
Athens Riviera - Where to Stay - LifeBeyondBorders

Luxury Athens Beach Hotels – a guide

Athens, Greece is predominantly a city break destination. In my Insiders Guide to Visiting Athens article, I give you ideas as to what to...
Where to Stay near Athens Airport Greece - LifeBeyondBorders

Bed and Breakfast Athens Greece – accommodation near Athens Airport

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation near Athens Airport Athens, Greece is not really popular for Bed and Breakfasts.  Hotels, yes - cozy boutique places, of course...but...
Reviewing the Hynes Eagle 40L Backpack

Hynes Eagle 40L Review – The Best Carry-On Backpack to Avoid...

As a regular traveller and very frequent flyer, I really was on the lookout for a cabin bag I could comfortably take all my clothes in and my laptop yet be small enough to 'squash' (without creasing) into the overhead compartment, without being frowned at by a member of cabin crew