THE GREEK ISLANDS

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One of Greece’s unique charms is its islands. In all of my travels so far, I have found each one has its own individual charm, tradition and beauty. Locals are fiercely proud of their island traditions and landscape. My favorite island chain so far is the Cyclades. My family frequents Serifos the most, so I know that island the best.  Yet, while my list of islands here may seem lengthy – there are many more to discover!

Where to Stay in Naxos: Naxos Town and Beyond

In the 21st century with its hordes of people clamoring to get to beautiful tourist spots, mountainous Naxos is like a jealously-guarded secret. Tourism has been fairly slow to develop on this Greek island offering exquisite green valleys and wide, open sandy beaches.  The weather on Naxos is perfect from May until October, and you […]

Where to stay in Santorini: Your Guide to Santorini Hotels

The Greek islands are famous throughout the world so it’s not surprising that the islands receive more than 14 million visitors each year.  Going on vacation in Greece offers many accommodation options and where to stay in Santorini need never be a problem. You can take your pick from 3, 4 and 5-star hotels, self-catering […]

Corfu island – epitomizes the Magic of the Greek Isles

The reason Corfu is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece is that it one of the greenest, with dense vegetation. The island is located in the Ionian island group, west of the Greek mainland. Despite the island attracting a lot of visitors, it has retained its wild beauty, making it perfect for hikes […]

Things to do and see in Andros Greece

Andros is an island located in the Cyclades Archipelago and is just a ferry ride away from Rafina port. The island’s closeness to Athens is what makes it one of the most popular Greek island destinations for the perfect weekend getaway.  There is no airport in Andros, but when you arrive at Athens airport, you […]

Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites: A Chic Escape in Fira, Santorini

Santorini, one of the world’s most renowned romantic destinations, with its postcard-worthy views, spectacular sunsets and luxurious romantic hotels, — is as dreamy as it looks.  Whether you are honeymooning or simply treating your significant other to a holiday of a lifetime, choosing the right hotel can be overwhelming. Santorini is one of those places […]

7 Days in Greece: Athens, Mykonos and Santorini for First Timers

It must be ever so exciting to be visiting Greece for the first time. A perennial summer classic, the timelessness of Greece continues to seduce even its nationals who seldom visit any other country during the summer. And why would they, since Greece is the epitome of all things summer, and then some. Countless sandy [...]

6 of the Most Romantic Islands in Greece

It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to plan for a romance filled holiday. Here’s a look at the most romantic islands in Greece.

Visit Phaistos Palace: Crete’s Lesser-Known Minoan Sight

Travelers often overlook Phaistos Palace in favor of Knossos. I wanted to see why and found myself among peaceful ruins that told a story on their own against an awe-inspiring view.

Insider’s Look at Kefalonia Island

Here’s my insider’s look at Kefalonia, one of the loveliest Ionian islands to explore in Greece.

Best Restaurants: Where to Eat on Naxos

Wondering where to eat on Naxos? The best restaurants have a tables waiting right on a beach, by the seaside, along the quaint harbor and down the charming streets of the island’s historic old town.