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Cape Sounio Luxury Hotel, Grecotel © Grecotel Hotels. Situated about 50 miles outside of Athens, right by the Temple of Poseidon. Luxury at its best

Grecotel Cape Sounio – your luxury outside Athens

I'd stayed at a Grecotel hotel before, the Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso hotel on the Greek island of Kos.  Here I was introduced to the Grecotel concept: the fact it's a Greek hotel chain,...

Where to stay on Hydra island Greece

My post about Hydra Island, Greece introduced this Greek island with a difference to you and, I hope, convinced you to stay longer than a day trip.  Here I show you where to stay on Hydra...
Recommended Theft Proof Items for Travel

Recommended anti-theft travel items

When going on your travels, you have many things to consider.  Depending on the location, time of year, type of holiday and even hemisphere will affect whether you pack warm or cool clothing. And...
Stay in an ancient converted Monastery in Portugal, deep in the countryside.

Luxury accommodation in Portugal – Sleep in a converted Monastery

One of the best things about my visit to Portugal in the spring of 2016 was the opportunity to visit beautiful areas such as the Geres National Park and the Douro Wine Valley region
INN Athens Boutique Hotel - Where to Stay in Athens - LifeBeyondBorders

INN Athens Boutique Hotel – Athens Greece

Since 2016 there's a trend for boutique hotels to open their doors in Greece, despite the financial crisis that hit the country hard.  The INN Athens opened its doors to the public in September...

WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping Wharf, Bristol

When exploring destinations - and cities - to write about or, indeed, if you're on holiday or a short break, naturally you've got to eat.  So on my second night in Bristol, where did...

A luxurious stay at the Bristol Harbour Hotel, Bristol

Being a girl from the West Country of England, I'd never though to explore the county city of Avon - Bristol.  I don't know about you, but as a travel blogger I tend to...

All purpose wellies by Butterfly Twist

I've written about Butterfly Twist shoes before.  Last time I was given a pair of Madison Twist boot-like trainers to trial out by this English company.  They're still going strong and are very comfortable....

Al Hammam Turkish Baths – Athens

When the Travel Bloggers Greece were invited to the newly opened Al Hammam Turkish Baths at the end of September 2016, you can imagine that we jumped at the opportunity!  Disclosure: the treatments were...

Point a Restaurant and Bar – Athens

You're spending a long weekend or romantic get-away in Athens, Greece.  Where better than to while away an evening, watching the sun go down with an Acropolis and New Museum view than at the...

Victoria Green Travel Wash-bag – a Review

** Thank you to Victoria Green for providing the three way hanging wash-bag in Lorton Print in Smoke design for review. Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own.** As part of the...

Rejuvenate at Live-Bio, Greece

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** Through friends of friends of friends (as is the way in Greece), I came to hear about Live-Bio and was put in touch...

Scrubba Wash Bag ©

**This item was provided to Life Beyond Borders for a fair and honest review.** As a traveller, it means I'm on the road a fair amount, whether for a long(ish) or short time.  However long...

Villa Vager in the Peloponnese

The weekend of 06FEB16 I was invited to be hosted by Nikolas and Marina Vager in their boutique, homely establishment Villa Vager. "I wondered lonely as a cloud" In Levidi, #Peloponnese in #Greece. A beautiful...

Total Mud Therapy treatment – Thermae Spa Hotel

Followers of my site will know that we recently celebrated one year of the creation of Travel Bloggers Greece - and we did so during a relaxing weekend at Thermae Sylla Spa hotel in...

Therma Sylla Spa – Evia

When one thinks of a holiday in Greece, immediately sun and Greek islands spring to mind.  Did you know that Greece is also popular for its thermal springs?  Thermal Tourism was actually the first...

Olive Garden – Athens

The Olive Garden is located in the Titania Hotel,  a rather ordinary hotel in a not particularly excellent area of Athens, if I'm honest. However! Don't let its immediate location put you off.  Even though...

Omega Ouzeri – Greece in Seattle

When I visited Seattle recently, I was fortunate to be able to stay in different neighbourhoods.  Whilst staying in Capitol Hill and looking for places to eat after a long day's sightseeing, imagine my...

BUS Hostel – Reykjavik, Iceland

On my return from Seattle, I decided to break my jet lag and do a stop over in Iceland for a couple of nights. Icelandair is a very popular airline from Europe to the...

Air BNB & The Pie Bar, Ballard, Seattle

I'm trying out different neighbourhoods during my stay in Seattle.  I recently spent three nights in an AirBNB place in the district of Ballard, Seattle. My AirBnB joint was perfect; really centrally located and comfortable. Located...