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Beautiful Greece will always have a place in my heart. The serene island of Santorini was my home for a week during my first solo trip. Catch up with my time there and find out what you can do if you visit too.

A wonderful stay at Egeon Studios in Neos Marmaras – review

After finally deciding on which leg of Halkidiki to visit (Sithonia in the end), I finally narrowed down where I’d stay while there. I ended up having a wonderful stay at …

8 other things to do while visiting Meteora’s monasteries in Greece

Meteora is the gorgeous formation of rocks located in the Greek town of Kalabaka (also spelt Kalampaka and Kalambaka). With the main focus for your visit likely to be around seeing …

How to get from Thessaloniki to KTEL Halkidiki for Kassandra, Sithonia or Ouranoupoli

Halkidiki in Greece is a great place to visit on a solo travel trip. It’s not far from the city of Thessaloniki and along its three peninsulas you’ll find beautiful beaches, …

The Cyclades islands – which Greek islands should I visit?

“Which Greek islands should I visit?”  This is probably the first of many questions you’ll ask when you think about an island hopping trip in Greece. Deciding which of its islands …

How to get around Meteora by bus

When you first see Meteora you’ll wonder how you’ll get around its vast landscape. There may only be one, but the Meteora Bus will get you to where you need to …

Visiting Meteora and its Monasteries – another side of Greece

What comes to mind when I say Greece?  Is it the turquoise-blue sea, sandy beaches or ancient ruins like Acropolis or Delphi? Maybe it’s sunsets in Santorini or those white churches …

5 of the best beaches in Sithonia, Halkidiki

Beautiful Sithonia is the second leg of Halkidiki’s (Chalkidiki) three peninsulas. Kassandra is the first and Athos the third. With more than 60 beaches dotted around Sithonia’s coastline, you’ll seriously be …

Greece – I’m coming back!

After hearing the name Meteora on one of my previous trips to Greece and then seeing pictures of this place, I knew I had to visit. Greece – I’m coming back …

5 tips to book Greek ferries for your first island hopping solo trip

Island hopping around Greece sounds like pure bliss – and it is! But the process of booking multiple ferries to get you between each one can be daunting. If visiting some …

Here’s why you should visit Santorini

Santorini’s one of the most well-known Greek islands and is visited by many people each year.  If you’ve never been or you’re thinking of going, here’s why you should visit Santorini. …

8 tips if you’ve just booked a Santorini boat tour, Greece

If you’re anything like me, when you book a trip, tour or any part of your holiday, you want to know how to prepare or will have questions. The same happened …

Visiting the Red, White and Black beaches of Santorini

It was beach day!   Iwas going to visit the Red and White beaches of Santorini. On my second visit to Oia for the sunset, I’d met two people from Brazil. …

4 cool places to watch the sunset in Santorini, Greece

Super sunset Watching the sunset in Santorini, Greece has to be one of the main things you need to do if you ever visit this island. In fact, I’d go as …

15 views to tempt you to Santorini

  Beautiful Santorini. Click one of the images above for a better view and scroll down for more. If you want to see more places to visit in Santorini, read my …

A review of Tranquilo – Perissa Beach

After a nice relaxing day, a stroll along Perissa beach in the evening is a must! The strip was buzzing and there were a lot of people out and in the …

5 things to look out for with ATV rental in Santorini

ATV rental in Santorini If you’ve never rented an ATV before (an all-terrain vehicle also known as a quad bike), they’re great for getting around and perfect if you don’t want …

Visiting Ancient Thera in Santorini – Greece

I was ready to explore on my own after driving an ATV to the beaches with the others. My first ATV drive alone would be visiting Ancient Thera. It didn’t take …

Another trip to Oia – Santorini

I was so captivated by the view I’d seen the night before, that I wanted to see it again. I had to get to the Castle of Oia. I’d found out …

An afternoon boat tour in Santorini – on route to Oia

Boat tour in Santorini After leaving the hot springs, the next part of our boat tour in Santorini would take us to another island in the Caldera before heading to Oia. …

A boat tour in Santorini

A Boat Tour in Santorini I’d booked a boat tour in Santorini before arriving on the island.  The boat tour would take the group around the Caldera, which was created following …

A review of Stelios Place – Santorini

A home away from home – Stelios Place I’d looked at hotels, B&Bs and hostels and once I’d narrowed down my top three, I checked out a few reviews for each.   …

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