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Whether you head to Corfu, Santorini or Skiathos, Greek island holidays follow a fairly standard template – one that usually involves a generous helping of sunshine, sandy beaches and al fresco dining. Athens hits different. From ancient ruins to modern art, there’s a wealth of things to do, eat and explore in this culturally vibrant city. Is Athens worth...
Corfu is one of Greece’s many breathtaking islands that bedazzle the Ionian Sea and attract thousands of tourists each year. With so many islands to choose from when you’re considering a Grecian getaway, why is Corfu worth visiting over the other islands? Not only does Corfu have its own very unique history, having been swapped between the hands of the...
Mykonos is a sizzling hot small Greek island surrounded by the hypnotizing Aegean Sea. Part of the Cyclades archipelago, this hotspot is the Greek answer to Ibiza’s ferocity and St. Tropez’s glamour. But is Mykonos worth visiting? In short, yes! Why thousands of hedonistic tourists fall in love with this island each year is no secret. Similar to the likes...
This guide to the showdown of Paros vs Naxos will whisk you away to the two largest isles in the Cyclades chain. Both are pretty big stars when it comes to Greek holidays. They should both tick the box for wave-lapped beaches on the shimmering Aegean and age-old tavernas in quaint whitewashed villages. But they’re also unique in their...
Ding, ding! Round One: Naxos vs Mykonos. {"@context":"https://schema.org","@type":"FAQPage","mainEntity":} Two shimmering isles in the heart of the Greek Aegean. Both members of the much-loved Cyclades chain. Each with glinting sands and pebble coves and waters of perfect azure blue. But which one will win the day? We’re here to find out. This guide pits the largest of the Cyclades (Naxos) against the party...
The Greek island of Santorini (officially called “Thira”) is the southern-most of the Cyclades: a group of islands 120 miles west of Greece’s mainland. Now a water-filled crescent, it was formed through a massive volcanic eruption some 3,600 years ago, triggering a mighty tsunami which some claim caused the parting of the Red Sea. The capital town of Fira sits...
An oasis of white-washed architecture, tangerine sunsets, and sparkling seascapes, it’s hard not to be seduced by the romance of Santorini. A gem in the Aegean sea, the island has become one of Greece’s most sought after holiday destinations. If you too are planning a trip to this romantic island, we’ve got you covered with a list of the...
Santorini is the most iconic destination across the Greek Islands. Surrounded by the stunning azure Aegean Sea, this ‘supermodel’ island has distinctive volcanic sand beaches and dramatic landscapes. It’s no wonder why the multicolored cliffs and whitewashed buildings are on most people’s travel bucket lists. Make sure you pack for Santorini the right way. Extremely popular with honeymooners and couples,...
{"@context":"https://schema.org","@type":"FAQPage","mainEntity":} Is Santorini safe for your travels this year? We’re here to find out. This guide will hop across to the rugged isle of the Aegean Sea to answer any concerns you might have about packing your bags and whizzing there yourself. It’ll take a look at everything from public transport to what Santorini is like for solo female travelers,...
Located in the dazzling waters of the Aegean Sea, Santorini is arguably one of the world’s most hotly coveted vacation destinations. Its natural beauty in the form of gorgeous beach vistas and rugged volcanic landscape adds to the island’s allure, while the tourist industry that booms there only makes it even more enticing, offering the discerning holidaymaker the very...