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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...

Girl Gone Greek Giveaway on Goodreads!

Enter for your chance to win one of two signed copies of my debut novel Girl Gone Greek on Goodreads. From 28OCT to 05NOV.

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...

Heineken Star Bar – Athens Airport

Come and celebrate the opening of Athens Airport newest bar Travel Bloggers Greece were offered.  Advocate/Burson-Marsteller, P.R company to Athenian Brewery were handling the launch of the new Heineken Star Bar at the International Departures...

Montanema Handmade Village – Central Greece

Many of you will know that I belong to a great travel blogging network - Travel Bloggers Greece.  We're a group of bloggers who aim to share our knowledge and help promote Greece to...

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...

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...

Diane Kroe Travel Fashion

As a regular traveller, both long and short haul, I’m always on the lookout for well made, comfortable and versatile clothing. When Diane’s collection came to my attention by fellow traveller and author Savannah...

Personalised Luggage – a review

**Disclosure: I received a discount for this product in return for an honest review.** My regular followers will know that back in 2015 I re-branded my site from Leaving Cairo to Life Beyond Borders Blog. ...

It’s All Greek – replica Greek artefacts for sale in central London

It’s All Greek is a specialist in fine replicas of ancient Greek art and jewellery and they work exclusively with small, family run businesses (like their own). Their product range comes from a team...

nice ‘n’ easy restaurant – Athens

Yes, that is actually the name of the restaurant!  I was invited out to dinner the other night with a good friend and her husband. It's a bio and organic restaurant - you'll love it! she...

Mama Roux Southern BBQ Street Party – Athens

Come to Athens and you won't be disappointed at the amout of events on offer: from graffiti tours to garage sales to the Artlinks events, there's something for everyone. Last night was one for the...

Random restaurant find in Athens

What an interesting find in my neighbourhood today!  You see?  Sometimes stumbling down the wrong street is no - in fact  - wrong. I came across To Spitiko Fagito (The House of Food) , and...

Coco-Mat Hotel Nafsika in Kifissia, Athens

I was very lucky this Saturday 5th October!I had the pleasure of being offered one night free by Coco-Mat in Kifissia, a rather swanky Northern suburb in Athens. Coco-Mat was established in 1989 here...

Spa treatments in Aidipsos, Evia and Athens

I took myself off to the Northern Evia spa town of Aidipsos for a two night stay on my birthday in 2012. I wrote about my stay at the Knossos-Spa Hotel and the relaxing spa treatments I...

Foreign Encounters: Anthology from Writers Abroad

I am very excited to share the following Press Release with you: One of my pieces of writing was selected to contribute to Foreign Encounters. Online writing group Writers Abroad are proud to announce the publication on Wednesday...

A little bit of Paris in Athens?

Walking home from work the other night, I deviated slightly from my usual route. I was so glad I did as tucked away in a side street, I discovered this little gem: I didn't go...

Fine dining in Athens

I don't know why I haven't written about this place sooner.  In the Spring of 2010, an old work colleague took me to a local taverna/restaurant in my neighbourhood.  Located about 10 minutes walk...
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