Islands

Islands

The pretty harbour of Kastellorizo island - Greece

The Sculptor of Kastellorizo – Greece

I'd travelled to Kastellorizo before for Rough Guides, and written about it here. In the post, I described why I wasn't too keen on the island, despite it being aesthetically beautiful.  Well, after my...
Symi Harbour - Symi Island - Greece

Symi Thea Hotel – Symi Island – Greece

Back in 2014, when I first started researching for Rough Guides, I had the opportunity to visit Symi, a small island with a lot of Venetian and Neoclassical architecture, in the Dodecanese chain of Greek...
Lindian Village - Rhodes - Greece

Lindian Village – Rhodes – Greece

Followers of my site will know that I am a big fan of the Dodecanese islands in Greece, especially Rhodes. Most of my posts written about Rhodes have tended to concentrated on the Old Town....
Karpathos island - Greece

Where to stay on Karpathos island

**This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here.** I recently wrote a post about things to do on the beautiful Greek island of Karpathos, in the Dodecanese chain of islands.  But obviously if...
Karpathos, Greece.

Things to do on Karpathos island – Greece

**This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here.** Where is Karpathos? Located in the south east Aegean sea, Karpathos is the second largest Dodecanese island in Greece, after Rhodes.  Did you know, apparently Dodecanese...

Stop Press! On The Road Again

**This post includes affiliates links.  For more info, see here.** Hello everyone! Just a short note to let you all know that you'll not see a lot from me for the next few weeks - at...
Kos Castle

Knight’s Castle on Kos, Greece

**This post includes affiliate links.  For more info, see here.** When I visited Kos before, I wrote a post about things you can see and do on this large Dodecanese island.  I hadn't had the...
In Camera Art Boutique Hotel - Rhodes Old Town

In Camera Art Boutique Hotel – Rhodes, Greece

Most of you will have heard of Rhodes Island, Greece.  And followers of my blog will know that I blog about it frequently, mainly because I travel regularly to the chain of islands that...
Halki Island

Halkis Muses – Luxury on Halki Island, Greece

I'd visited Halki back in 2014 when I was updating the new, current edition of the Rough Guide to the Greek Islands.  I wrote about it here and to be honest, because I only...
Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island - the Delos Guard

Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island – the Delos Guard

The ancient UNESCO island of Delos, located just 3.5 km from the party island of Mykonos and yet a world away in terms of things to see and do, is world famous - for those...

Have fun kayaking in Mykonos

When one thinks of going to the Greek islands, it's usually to spend time relaxing on the beach, sunning oneself and swimming. When one thinks of going to Mykonos in particular, images of lazing...

My Rhodes – Greece experience

I've written about Rhodes before and have been fortunate enough to explore it for my work with Rough Guides. It's a beautiful island, the largest in the Dodecanese chain of Greek islands (the Greek Islands are divided...

The Hora of Serifos

Aside from the local tourist population in Greece, Serifos is a little known Greek island amongst the international tourist crowd.  At roughly 29 square miles and a year round population of not even 1,500...

Celestyal Cruises – Around the Aegean

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** For those of you who’ve been following my site, you'll have known about the themed cruise I was invited to take part in with...

Offline for a while…all at sea

I bid you farewell for a while, I will be offline.  You see, from 7th to 15th July 2016, I have been invited on board a Celestyal Themed Cruise around the Eastern Aegean sea in...

Island escape to Sifnos

When my friend and fellow writer suggested I come and visit her on the Cycladic island of Sifnos, I jumped at the chance.  She has a summer home there and rents a room on...

Explore the Top 7 Wonders of Greece

As one of the major cradles of Western civilisation, Greece laid claim to many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Sadly, all of these incredible creations from pre-history have vanished, with the notable...

Among The Olive Groves – Chrissie Parker

Chrissie Parker is the author of the fantastic historical fiction novel Among The Olive Groves, based on the Greek island of Zakynthos and in the South West of the UK.  I was so taken...

Top attractions (and alternatives) on Kos

Located in the Dodecanese chain of islands—at its shortest point only 4km from the Turkish coast—after Rhodes, Kos is the second most popular holiday island.   Why? Because of its magnificent stretches of beaches and...

Mykonos: The Best Time Of Year To Visit

When is the best time of year to visit Mykonos? The stunning Greek island of Mykonos takes its name from the grandson of Apollo and attracts millions of tourists each year. The decision to visit Mykonos...

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