Monthly Archives: August 2016

12 things you should know before travelling to: the Greek Islands

The Greek Islands are definitely not an untouched haven, but here are some things I wish I had known or that surprised me when we got there. 1 It is really windy No one seems to talk about how windy … Continue reading

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3 surprising things about Tinos

Our final Greek Island, which we booked on a complete whim because we were not ready to pry ourselves away from the Cyclades, was Tinos. Here are some fun facts! 1 It’s one of the most religiously significant islands We knew … Continue reading

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Heading home soon

The moment my mother has been waiting for since this trip started almost 15 months ago has finally arrived: we have booked flights home. We put it off for a long time, toying with ideas to extend travelling for as … Continue reading

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Four nights on Naxos

Naxos was the fourth island on our Grecian adventure. It’s close neighbours with Paros, you can actually see Naxos from Paros and vice versa if you’re standing on the right side. But of course the ports are on the opposite sides … Continue reading

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Celebrating 28 on a sailboat near Naxos

Last week I had the extremely good fortune of celebrating my 28th birthday on Naxos. Well technically off Naxos, on a boat. Naxos is a large island in the Cyclades area of the Greek Islands and only a short ferry ride … Continue reading

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10 tips for looking good when you’re travelling

Disclaimer: this is a requested blog post! I’ve probably felt properly ‘glamorous’ maybe twice in my entire life (this was one of those times). I’m not a fashion blogger, super skinny or a model and I don’t really know anything about … Continue reading

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Paros: the most relaxing Greek island

Big call! I know. But we were practically forced to relax on Paros because we stayed in the postage stamp sized village of Piso Livadi. This darling town is located on the east coast and I’m not sure I can … Continue reading

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