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48 hours in Athens - A 2 day Itinerary

48 hours in Athens – A 2 day Itinerary

Athens is a city that has been inhabited since the dawn of civilization. It has been the capital of Greece since 1834 and it is filled with history and culture. Athens offers plenty for all types of travellers, no matter if you are looking for some R&R or want to be active during your stay, there is something for everyone! Athens is a great city to visit, but it can certainly be overwhelming. There is so much to do and see that it can be difficult to know where to begin or what is worth your time. Above all else,…

Where to stay in Mykonos

A world-renowned tourist destination, Mykonos attracts thousands of travellers every year with the allure of its white-sand beaches, white-washed villages and luxury resorts, and its summer party atmosphere. A cosmopolitan destination amongst the Greek islands, this is a place where you can completely relax and let your hair loose for some St-Tropez-meets-Ibiza style fun. Situated in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is one of the most touristy islands in the Cyclades group. It comes as no surprise when you experience the atmosphere that fills the island from the beach bars blaring music to the vast dance clubs that…
Where to stay in Crete

Where to stay in Crete

Now that you have narrowed down your Mediterranean destination to the Greek island of Crete, you still have to decide which town in Crete to stay. How you choose where to stay in Crete Greece will depend on your travel tastes, goals for the trip and your travel budget. Not to worry, though, there is something for everyone on Greece’s largest island. From the spa resorts at Elounda to the Minoan ruins at Kato Zakros, Crete has the best of Greece all on one island. Using our guide on the best places to stay in Crete, you can choose the…
Where to stay Santorini - Greece

Where to stay in Santorini, Greece

Santorini belongs to a group of islands in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece. The areas of Fira and Oia are often represented as the entirety of Santorini in films, as they feature picturesque white domed buildings with royal blue furnishings. If you are interested in visiting the Santorini you’ve seen in the movies, then you’ll be completely enthralled with Fira or Oia. While the entirety of Santorini is beautiful, different people enjoy different areas. Picking the best area to stay in Santorini depends on your interests as well as your budget. For example, many areas in Santorini are quite…
Where to Stay in Athens

Where to stay in Athens – Greece

Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities, and a great destination for visitors from all over the world. Evidence of civilization in Athens dates back to the 13th century BC, and with ruins like the Acropolis alongside Greek beaches and delicious Mediterranean cuisine, you’ll definitely want to stay in Athens for a while. The capital city is also a financial hub and the largest passenger port in Europe, so you will have your choice of places to stay in Athens. We’ve researched the best neighborhoods and most interesting areas to help you decide where to stay in Athens. Wondering…
Ultimate Guide to Crete, Greece 

Ultimate Guide to Crete, Greece 

Crete, Greece is the largest of the Greek islands, and due to its prime location between three continents, takes rich cultural influence from Europe, the Middle East and even Africa. Crete is well known for its eclectic mix of endless mountains, stunning beaches and stylish nightlife. Crete’s tallest and most famous mountain is Mount Ida, the highest in Greece at almost 2,500m. The island is literally surrounded by beaches and lagoons, two of which boast the phenomenon of naturally pink sand. And as for nightlife, well - you just need to take a look at any of Crete’s many popular…
16 Things to do in Crete

16 Things to do in Crete

Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and it is an incredible place. The island has so much to offer such as gorgeous beaches, ancient ruins, and some of the best seafood in the world. If you are thinking about visiting Crete for your next vacation, you are in for a treat. Part of the Greek islands, Crete is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Greece. The island has several resorts, towns and villages that are worth visiting. If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy some sun then Crete is the…
The Only Honeymoon Guide to Santorini You’ll Ever Need!

The Only Honeymoon Guide to Santorini You’ll Ever Need!

Santorini is the island where honeymoon dreams come true. The whitewashed stone buildings with their blue domes that make up the island’s towns and villages are full of Mediterranean charm, clinging onto the side of the mountain and looking over the deep cerulean waters of the Aegean Sea. With its charming villages, winding stairs, narrow cobbled alleyways and stunning panoramic viewpoints, Santorini is picture-perfect. The island belongs to the group of the windswept Cyclades Islands shaped by a violent volcanic eruption during the 16th century BC, which created the stunning jagged landscape that we see today. The eruption also created…
Best Day trips from Athens

Best Day trips from Athens

With a temple of Goddess Athena crowning above the city on the Acropolis Hill, Athens is a magical place, filled with impressive historic and cultural sites. The city is also bustling with young, contemporary culture; you will see what we mean when you visit Exarcheia, the quirky city quarter with street art murals with political messages, loads of rare vinyl record stores and the popular Valtetsiou pedestrian street field with low-key vegetarian cafés and budget-friendly Mediterranean eateries. If you want to come closer to the Greek culture and escape the urban bustle, Athens is also a great hub for excursions.…
Best Beaches in Santorini Greece

Best Beaches in Santorini Greece

Picture Santorini: sunlight reflecting off the white stone walls of the city, contrasting sharply with the stunning deep blue seas of the Mediterranean. Santorini has long been one of Greece’s most popular islands for those seeking sun, sea and sand. The island is part of a group of islands that were borne from millions of years of volcanic activity and remains one of the most active volcanic areas of the Aegean. It was first inhabited by the Minoans in the Neolithic period and was named Strongoli, until a violent eruption in 1500 BC destroyed their town. Santorini was later known…