Why Greece Is Great For Vegan and veggieTravellers

The Best vegetarian and vegan dishes that you need to try in Greece Iman, Spanakopita, Gigantes and Gemista: Greek cuisine is one that’s packed full of Mediterranean vegetables, oil, beans, pulses and bread, making it one of the easiest countries to eat vegetarian or vegan in Europe. You might think of the country’s meaty dishes when you think of Greek cuisine however Greece actually has … Continue reading Why Greece Is Great For Vegan and veggieTravellers

Andros Greece Island Hopping: Ultimate Travel Guide

Where do Athenians go on their summer holidays? The answer is Andros. This picturesque island is just an hours ferry ride from the capital and is one of the more unknown islands amongst foreign tourists in the Cyclades. Why you should go With numerous trails connecting the main towns, Andros is a walker’s paradise and it’s choice of 70 beaches means that it’s the perfect … Continue reading Andros Greece Island Hopping: Ultimate Travel Guide

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Move over Santorini, there’s a new island in town

                   Introducing Folegandros: The Cyclades newest island It’s seven o’clock and the sun is casting shadows over the stone white buildings clasping to the cliff edge, bringing another day to an end. From our spot by the church, a church as quintessentially Greek I ever did see,  we begin the descent, following the cobblestone path back to … Continue reading Move over Santorini, there’s a new island in town

Athens: Like a local

I think Athens is really under-rated when it come’s to European cities. Despite it’s economic problems over the last few years central Athens is still a bustling, interesting city. Busy coffee shops, chaotic markets, beautiful parks, it’s a city that has it all. It also appeals to me as it’s a city that feels so much foreign to me than European. It’s a city of … Continue reading Athens: Like a local

The Best Beaches in Milos, Greece

Out of all of the islands that we visited on our island hopping trip around the Greece, the most spectacular beaches we came across were in the island, Milos . Forget standard sandy beaches, the beaches in Milos are some of the most unusual and diverse that I’ve ever seen. If you’re planning on travelling around the Cyclades, this magnificent island is definitely one to add to … Continue reading The Best Beaches in Milos, Greece

Foodies guide: What to eat in a Greek bakery

Walking into a bakery in Greece is like stepping into a child’s dream world. Counters and counters of gooey baklava in all shapes and sizes, shelves of exotic and unusual looking biscuits, pastries with custard, pastries with syrup, feta pies and spinach ones with flakey pastry.  The best thing to do, of course, is to attempt to buy and eat as much as possible but … Continue reading Foodies guide: What to eat in a Greek bakery

Money saving hacks in Santorini, Greece

               A budget guide to exploring Greece’s most exclusive island   Santorini. It’s an island known for its beauty, for its piteresque buildings hanging off the cliff edge and it’s breathtaking views over the Aegean ocean.  It’s also an island known for its extortiate prices. However with a little planning, there’s no reason to bankrupt yourself if visiting the … Continue reading Money saving hacks in Santorini, Greece

Paros Greek Island Guide: Money saving hacks and what to eat

  Paros is one of my favourite islands in the Cyclades. I had stayed here one before with my friend and we decided we had to go again this time around. Paros is an island that has something to offer for everyone with beautiful beaches, great food, boutique shops, nightlife and watersports. The main town, Parikia is a little further along the coast from the … Continue reading Paros Greek Island Guide: Money saving hacks and what to eat

Exploring Mykonos, Greece

High end shopping and a world famous club scene don’t always go hand in hand but Mykonos, more than any other, is an island where anything goes. Paradise beach, famous for its super club, Cavo Paradiso makes it a popular choice for the rich and famous but Mykonos has so much more to offer beyond its party reputation. Boutique shops, beautiful beaches, outdoor cinemas and … Continue reading Exploring Mykonos, Greece