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SANTORINI WITH KIDS

SANTORINI WITH KIDS

Santorini is the most popular destination in Greece and one of the most iconic in the world. The famous caldera, cave houses and sunset views are highly...

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HIKING IN GREECE

HIKING IN GREECE

Hiking in Greece is a popular activity and is it any wonder why! The entire country is a giant museum, with ancient archeological sites, medieval villages,...

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HIKING IN SANTORINI

HIKING IN SANTORINI

The island of Santorini is world renowned for its stunning sunsets, caldera views and unique landscapes. The island attracts vast amounts of tourists each...

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VISIT AMORGOS ISLAND GREECE

VISIT AMORGOS ISLAND GREECE

Located around an hour south-east of Naxos or 2-3 hours north-east of  Santorini is the rather extraordinary Cycladic island of Amorgos. With its beautiful...

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HOTELS OR AIRBNBS IN GREECE?

HOTELS OR AIRBNBS IN GREECE?

One of the questions that comes up the most in our Facebook Group is whether to books Hotels or Airbnbs in Greece. For many people who are used to using...

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VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

 If you’ve been planning a trip to Greece but have hesitated over food concerns, don’t worry there is a huge selection of food for you! Instead, bookmark this...

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DAY TRIPS FROM PAROS

DAY TRIPS FROM PAROS

Paros Island is one of our favourite places to visit in Greece and there is a lot to see and do there, from beaches to historical sites, great beach clubs,...

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HOW TO GET TO PAROS

HOW TO GET TO PAROS

Most people who visit Greece head to the islands of Santorini and Mykonos as a point of priority. One of our favourite islands is in between both of them and...

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WINTER IN SANTORINI

WINTER IN SANTORINI

Santorini is one of the most iconic Greek islands, as well as one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe. It is famous for its fine sand beaches,...

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SOLO TRAVEL GREECE

SOLO TRAVEL GREECE

You may think Greece is for couples, families, or maybe even for groups of party-going friends, but it's actually a fantastic destination for solo travellers....

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GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

Are you dreaming of joining the well-heeled crowds and dancing the night away on a luscious Greek Island? You’re certainly not alone - the summer season...

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GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

Are you dreaming of joining the well-heeled crowds and dancing the night away on a luscious Greek Island? You’re certainly not alone - the summer season...

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THE BEST GREEK SONGS PLAYLIST

THE BEST GREEK SONGS PLAYLIST

Here's our playlist of classic Greek songs and music as well as a few contemporary tunes as well. Tune into this music at home, in the car or out and about...

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MOVIES SHOT IN GREECE

MOVIES SHOT IN GREECE

There's no better way to enjoy a virtual holiday and to imerse yourself in the culture and landscapes than by watching television shows or movies shot in...

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HOW TO GET TO MILOS

HOW TO GET TO MILOS

Most people who visit Greece head to the islands of Santorini and Mykonos as a point of priority. Meanwhile, the magical island of Milos is close by and yet...

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BEST APPS FOR GREECE TRAVEL

BEST APPS FOR GREECE TRAVEL

In this day and age we are very lucky to be able to tap into a lot of technology that can really make our lives easier and knowing which are the best apps for...

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ATHENS AIRPORT TRANSFERS

ATHENS AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Once you've arrived in Athens, possibly after a very long flight you will likely be keen to get to your Athens hotel. You will want to rest and freshen up or...

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WHERE TO STAY IN KEFALONIA

WHERE TO STAY IN KEFALONIA

The beautiful Ionian island of Kefalonia is becoming very popular as a Greek Island destination for everyone and it's easy to see why. It's a big island and...

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HOW TO TRAVEL TO ATHENS

HOW TO TRAVEL TO ATHENS

There are several options for travel to Athens. As the capital of Greece, it is home to the countries main airport and with so much coastline there are...

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PAROS OR NAXOS?

PAROS OR NAXOS?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is from people wanting to visit the Greek islands, often for the first time, and can't decide between Paros or...

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DAY TRIPS FROM ATHENS

DAY TRIPS FROM ATHENS

Athens is truly one of the great cities in the world and one of the most significant cradles of civilization. There is a LOT to see and do in Athens and we...

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GREEK LAMB AND POTATOES

GREEK LAMB AND POTATOES

When people think about Greek food one of the first dishes that springs to mind is Greek lamb and potatoes. This is an easy dish to prepare and is always a...

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LUGGAGE STORAGE ATHENS

LUGGAGE STORAGE ATHENS

Athens is a large sprawling metropolis full of incredible things to see and do. You could easily spend a few days in Athens and still only scratch the surface...

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WHAT TO EAT IN GREECE

WHAT TO EAT IN GREECE

Greek food is known throughout the world as some of the most delicious, fresh and often healthy cuisines on the planet. With fertile soil and great weather...

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THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS

THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS

There are a lot of things to do in Athens. Famous of course for its ancient ruins and artifacts it is also home to a thriving food and cafe culture, a buzzing...

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THINGS TO DO ON PAROS

THINGS TO DO ON PAROS

For a medium sized island there is quite a lot to see and do on Paros. With close proximity to some fantastic neighbours such as Mykonos and Naxos, and a...

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WHERE TO STAY IN SKIATHOS

WHERE TO STAY IN SKIATHOS

Since the release of the film 'Mama Mia',  Skiathos (and its gorgeous neighbour Skopolos) have become a lot more popular with fans keen to recreate the “lost...

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WHERE TO STAY ON CORFU

WHERE TO STAY ON CORFU

Corfu is a beautiful island in the Ionian sea close to neighboring Albania to the north. For centuries it has been popular with holidaymakers from all over...

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BOOKS SET IN GREECE

BOOKS SET IN GREECE

If you're traveling to Greece perhaps you'd like to know a little more about it or to get firmly in the mood for all the Greek greatness. Or maybe you'd just...

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WHERE TO STAY IN RHODES

WHERE TO STAY IN RHODES

Beautiful Rhodes offers something for everyone, from the party-hard crowd to young families looking to enjoy a relaxing beach break. There is a lot to see and...

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PLANNING A TRIP TO GREECE

  Planning a trip to Greece can be both incredibly exciting and completely overwhelming. We've done it multiple times and yet each year presents new...

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COMMON GREEK PHRASES

COMMON GREEK PHRASES

When visiting any country it pays to try and learn a few local words and in Greece the people appreciate your attempts at common Greek phrases even if they...

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TOURS IN GREECE

TOURS IN GREECE

There are so many beautiful places in Greece it can be quite overwhelming working out where to go.For many people the ability to prebook a holiday and have...

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DRIVING IN GREECE

DRIVING IN GREECE

There is much to see and do in Greece but it cant all be done in tour buses or on foot. Sometimes biting the bullet and driving in Greece will really make...

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WHERE TO STAY IN MYKONOS

WHERE TO STAY IN MYKONOS

Choosing where to stay on Mykonos is an important decision! The island is famous for its many attractions including glamorous beaches, luxurious restaurants...

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THINGS TO DO IN MILOS IN 2024

THINGS TO DO IN MILOS IN 2024

Milos is an incredible island in the Cyclades group that is giving others, like Santorini a genuine run for their money. With similar extraordinary geology...

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WHERE TO STAY ON CRETE

WHERE TO STAY ON CRETE

Choosing where to stay in Crete is an important decision in making sure you have a dream trip to Greece’s largest island. Due to the size of the island, it’s...

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TOURING GREECE AND TURKEY

TOURING GREECE AND TURKEY

Few places on earth can rival the incredible history of Turkey and Greece, yet their delights are certainly not only found in books about the past. Their...

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2 WEEKS IN GREECE

2 WEEKS IN GREECE

Most first time visitors to Greece quickly realise why most people return again and again. With so much to see and do and so much diversity across the...

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WHERE TO STAY ON PAROS

WHERE TO STAY ON PAROS

If you're Greek island hopping chances are you are exploring the Cyclades Islands, which are home to Santorini and Mykonos. But there are over 25 other...

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THINGS TO DO IN RHODES

THINGS TO DO IN RHODES

The beautiful Greek Islands are perhaps equally known for their intriguing historical sites as well as their incredible natural beauty. If you are visiting...

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THINGS TO DO ON KEFALONIA

THINGS TO DO ON KEFALONIA

Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands, and one of the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Isles. It boasts amazing sandy white beaches and...

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THINGS TO DO IN MYKONOS

THINGS TO DO IN MYKONOS

The glamorous Greek Island of Mykonos is best known as one of the best Greek party islands with its celebrity superyachts and luxurious beach clubs, although...

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THINGS TO DO IN CRETE

THINGS TO DO IN CRETE

As the largest of the Greek Islands, there are many things to do in Crete. From lazy days spent relaxing by the glorious beaches, long lunches enjoying...

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I’m Sandy, a tragic Grecophile married to a Greek, hoping to help you have the best possible trip to Greece. We want you to experience the famous Greek ‘Filotimo’ before you even get there.

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