Dodecanese Islands

Dodecanese Islands

Patmos – Dodecanese

Patmos is renowned for the Apocalypse of St. John. It’s a popular tourist destination for religious groups and cruise ships alike. I found my Saint, but his name was Panagos. He was located in...

Nisyros – Dodecanese

I loved Nisyros!  Why?  Because it was, to me, what a traditional Greek island should be: tiny winding streets, friendly locals, rustic buildings. People go to Nisyros to see the volcano, the whole island is built...

Tilos – Dodecanese

There’s not a lot I feel I can say about Tilos really. It has the main port town, Livadhia…then the Hora, about 20 mins drive uphill. And that’s about it.  That, and the fact...

Halki -Dodecanese

Halki is roughly an hour away by catamaran from Rhodes.  After an early rise and breakfast (which I am not used to, but I can think of worse reasons to get up early), off...

Kastellorizo – Dodecanese

And so to another Dodecanese island, as part of my research for the Rough Guide to the Greek Islands. I travelled from Rhodes to Kastellorizo by ferry.  It took longer than I thought: about three...

Rhodes, Dodecanese

Rhodes—what can I say? Most of you will have heard of it…it’s one of the most visited Greek islands. I arrived by airplane from Karpathos—and received a bit of a culture shock. I left a...

Karpathos – Dodecanese

I am one LUCKY girl!  Yes, I was offered the chance to update the latest Rough Guide edition of Greece & the Greek Islands (due for publication 2015).  So of course I took up...

“Carry on up the Kali Strata” – Author review with James Collins

Review copy of book provided free of charge by author. What is it about Greece? Fans of my site will have heard me asking this question and attempting to answer it here.  Well, James Collins -...
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