Islands

Islands

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...

Olympic Cruises: Three Greek Islands, One Day

One sunny Saturday in November 2015, I was afforded the opportunity to experience three Saronic Greek islands in one day; Hydra, Poros and Aegina, hosted by Olympic Cruises (now Evermore Cruises) and with some fellow Travel...

Delos – an historical site like no other

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Mykonos for the first time, and was pleasantly surprised at the 'alternative side' to this party island.  I wrote a post about it here. Part of my visit...

Mykonos – more than just a party island

Having been in Greece for quite some time, I have visited many of her islands.  Check out my recommendations here.  But due to the reputation of Mykonos, I had deliberately steered clear - not...

Zakynthos Town

The Travel Bloggers Greece recent trip to Zakynthos with Zante Hotels 4 U didn't solely consist of beaches, caves and boat trips - we were afforded the opportunity to be shown around Zante (Zakynthos)...

Zakynthos: Blue Caves & Shipwreck Beach

After having seen the amazing Keri Caves, Oasis Beach and Marathonisi Island, I wondered what other natural wonders Zante Hotels 4 U had in store for us. I was unprepared for what lay ahead. NOOOOOO! After...

Zakynthos: Olive Oil and Keri Caves

The Travel Bloggers Greece's second day in Zakynthos saw us visiting a traditional olive oil factory and an amazing private boat tour to the Keri Caves. Aristeon Ecological Olive Press - Zakynthos Located near Lithakia Village, this...

Travelling to Zakynthos – Levante Ferries

Back in 2013, I wrote a post about alternative ways to reach the Ionian Islands instead of flying (Kefalonia, Ithaca, etc).  Recently, Zante Hotels 4 U  invited members of Travel Bloggers Greece  to be hosted on their...

Athens One Day Cruise

Friday 17th April 2015 loomed bright and early for me.  Those that know me will know I'm not an early bird - at all. However, today was special:  a dear acquaintance and fellow author...

Luxury in Rhodes – Kokkini Porta Rossa

For two Greek Easters, I've been invited to spend my time with Angela and Nikos - owners of boutique hotel Kokkini Porta Rossa - located in the Old Town of Rhodes. Regular followers of my site...

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