Islands

Islands

Things to do on Greek Island of Astypalia - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do on the lesser known Greek island of Astypalea

As part of my research for the guidebook company Rough Guides, I am lucky to be able to discover places off the beaten track.  One of those is in the Dodecanese chain of the...
Where to Stay on the Greek island of Symi - LifeBeyondBorders

Symi Thea Hotel – Symi Island – Greece

Way 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...
Where to Stay on Rhodes island Greece Lindian Village Resort - LifeBeyondBorders

Lindian Village Resort – Rhodes island – 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 Rhodes...
Explore Kos Castle on this Greek Island - LifeBeyondBorders

Knight’s Castle on Kos island, Greece

There are some great things to see and do on Kos island, Greece.  I usually visit the Greek island of Kos when I am researching it to update it for the Rough Guides to...
Where to stay in Halki Greek island - LifeBeyondBorders

Staying at Halkis Muses – Luxury on Halki Island, Greece

As a travel expert on Greece and guidebook updater for Rough Guide to the Greek Islands I feel fortunate to be able to visit out of the way Greek islands, less frequented and untouched...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...
Things to see on Zakynthos island - Greece: Blue Caves and Shipwreck Beach

Things to see in Zakynthos: Blue Caves & Shipwreck Beach

**For your free Greek islands downloadable packing list, click here.** **Read my post about my Greek Island All Round Packing List - great to give you tips on what to pack for visiting the...

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. | Originally Written in APR15...

My Ryanair Experience

I recently visited Rhodes in the Dodecanese chain of islands in Greece.  The fantastic Aegean Airlines flies domestically on these routes, but Ryanair has recently opened a new hub in Athens serving Thessaloniki (in...

Celebrating Cretan Art and Food

Sunday 15th March 2015 saw another Travel Bloggers Greece meet up to discuss and share ideas, how we can positively promote Greece and work together.  This time we were invited to Grecotel Pallas Athena...

Hiya Oia! The Best of Santorini – A guest post

This article is provided by First Choice Holidays Oia is perhaps the most famous village on the idyllic Greek island of Santorini. Famed for its stunning sunsets and picturesque villas and vistas, this charming spot...

Raw Food and Yoga Retreat – Paros Island – Greece

Not really knowing what to expect when I was invited to be hosted by Insight Holidays for their first Raw Food and Yoga Retreat, I happily and somewhat curiously accepted their invitation. Hosted at the...

Cally’s Way – a novel set in Crete

Cally’s an intriguing lass. A young woman of mixed heritage living in Canada, upon her mother’s death she feels that the answer to her mother’s distant behavior lies in discovering more about her parent’s...

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...