24 hours in: Santorini

24 hours in: Santorini

While there’s a pretty good chance you’ll want to spend more than 24 hours in sun-soaked Santorini, if you only have time for a quick trip you can still make the most of your time with the help of our expert local guides. Read on for everything you need to...

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Things to do in: Santorini

Things to do in: Santorini

If there was ever a destination that embodies the description of “postcard perfect,” it’s Santorini. Beautiful beaches, epic sunsets, towering cliffs, and Instagram-worthy views nearly everywhere you turn don’t usually disappoint even the most seasoned of travellers. But if you’re wondering what to do besides staring blissfully at whitewashed villages...

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The complete guide to: Santorini travel

The complete guide to: Santorini travel

Planning a visit to Santorini? You’ve made an excellent choice! From beautiful beaches and dazzling sunsets, to charming villages and amazing food – Santorini packs a pretty alluring punch. Whether you just want chill out for a few days of aimless wandering and beach-hopping, or get more active with an...

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7 must-do day trips in Crete

7 must-do day trips in Crete

Being the biggest island of Greece, Crete can offer so many unforgettable moments, from the exotic seashores, to the the fascinating mountainous terrain, to its traditional villages brimming with history. Don’t know where to start? We’ve narrowed down our top seven day trips in Crete which should definitely be on...

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Discover the bohemian side of Thessaloniki

Discover the bohemian side of Thessaloniki

Its soul is vibrant, its personality vivacious. Its heart is warm, generous and hospitable. Welcome to Thessaloniki, one of the most interesting hidden gems in Greece, and a destination that you should definitely have on your travel radar to discover its many unique charms. Let’s get lost together and discover...

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Where to find the best street food in Thessaloniki

Where to find the best street food in Thessaloniki

If you’re spending just a weekend in Thessaloniki and looking for some affordable yet worthwhile places to eat, we suggest focusing your appetite on street food. Indeed, this diverse and multicultural city knows by heart what good street food is. The rise of this gastronomical phenomenon has been steadily growing...

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Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

One of my most fascinating days in Crete was when my family and I toured Rethymnon with a local guide. We walked through the city (and out of the city) on the Rethymnon Conquered and Bygone Crete Adventure tours, learning the region’s history and secrets, and hearing incredible stories about...

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5 open-air cinemas to watch a movie under the Athenian sky

5 open-air cinemas to watch a movie under the Athenian sky

Open-air cinema is an important part of Greek culture, particularly for Athenians during the summer period. Almost every neighbourhood has its own open-air cinema, with more than 90 operating in Athens — and that’s actually not many, as back in the ’60, there were some 600 outdoor cinemas! By far...

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Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...

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How to be a responsible tourist in Crete

How to be a responsible tourist in Crete

Beautiful beaches, mountain villages, cosy tavernas serving delicious local food and wine, and a rich history just waiting to be discovered are just a few of the reasons to plan a trip to Crete. To make the most of your visit while also minimsing your impact, keep the following tips...

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