Greek island hopping is a popular activity when visiting Greece. However, another great option is to pick one island to use as a base. Island hopping is easily done in the Cycladic island group with frequent ferry options, which is why a day trip to Paros is a great idea. Getting to Paros, Greece Paros' [...]
Ios is located almost in the middle of the Aegean Sea between Athens and Santorini. While many know it as a party island, there are many more things to do in Ios than party all night long. Climb to the top of the Chora It is hard to miss the little church sitting at the [...]
Many people travel during the holiday season and that means more opportunity for something to happen to you or your things while traveling. No matter if you are traveling by car, plane or train there are many things you can do to keep yourself and your stuff safe ensuring you have a wonderful holiday season. [...]
Milos is one of the furthest west Cycladic islands that you can visit. Due to the remoteness, it is not as visited as many of the other Cycladic islands such as Mykonos. The Milos beaches are stunningly beautiful and there are a variety of options for all types of visitors to Milos. Sarakinikio Beach Many [...]
Looking for 2020 travel goals? We’ve compiled 20 destinations and activities in the Greek islands to add to your list. And be sure to follow our Instagram for opportunities to win some of the items below this month. Mykonos Town This old port town on Mykonos is a labyrinth of streets just waiting to [...]
Studios Panos is a boutique hotel on the island of Naxos that easily gets 5 stars from us. Renovated in 2018-19, it is modern and comfortable. It’s located one block from the beach, a short walking distance from restaurants, shops, grocery stores, and the main square of Naxos Town. Even though it’s close to every amenity you could want it sits off the main street, making your stay a quiet one.
There are so many Naxos villages to explore, but one of our favorites is the beautiful village of Halki. Halki was once the capital of Naxos but is now a quiet village but worthy of a day trip to explore all it has to offer. Explore the Historic Sites Halki has a history even before [...]
The Greek islands are to be enjoyed year-round. While the tourist season winds down at the end of October, many of the inhabited islands are accessible in the fall and winter months. If you enjoy less crowds and cooler temperatures, you’ll enjoy the Greek islands in December. Check out our picks for a quiet holiday [...]
Greece is generally safe and is becoming a popular destination for solo travel. People are friendly and welcoming. That being said, there are places that you need to take precautions and a few other things to know about traveling solo in Greece. Use these solo traveler safety tips... Athens On your first visit to Athens, [...]
One of the most thrilling ways to see Santorini (Thira) is by sea. There are several businesses on the island that offer excursions via sailboat, catamaran, or traditional boat. Sailing Santorini is a unique experience that can cost from 80 euros per person and up. You can find half-day and all day sails.