Category: Greece

My perfect sailing holidays include plenty of R&R
Greece

Why Skippered Yacht Charters Make Unforgettable Sailing Holidays

My sailing lessons were a disaster. Mostly because I had no idea where the wind was coming from. Honestly to me, the wind was in my hair and it was coming from everywhere. Would I take a bareboat yacht charter anywhere? Other than being supremely unqualified, it’s way too much like hard work. My idea

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The Hidden Charms of Sifnos Greece Is a Well-Kept Secret
Greece

The Hidden Charms of Sifnos Greece Is a Well-Kept Secret

The Cyclades are what everyone thinks of when you think of the Greek islands – beautiful beaches and whitewashed houses where the blue sky meets the even bluer sea. Make no mistake though the most popular of the Cyclades – Mykonos, Santorini and Ios – can get very crowded during the summer. If you want

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Sunset in Santorini
Greece

Misadventures on A Picture Perfect Santorini Honeymoon

Santorini is where we spent one week of our honeymoon.  The views are as magical as these photos show. We spent time in Athens and then flew onwards onto Santorini.  As it turned out, we and the Santorini airport would become well acquainted! The Santorini Hotel Fiasco We wished we had such a nice view

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Why I Got My Trip To Athens All Wrong

Although my children were on a school holiday during the time, I did not take them with me to Athens (much to their disappointment) for a travel conference.  Instead, the children got sent off to their grandparents for a long weekend. My husband and I decided the political situation in Athens was tenuous and we

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