Tag Archives: Greek Islands

My top 8 blue water travel destinations

Some people love mountains, others a quaint countryside. Some are fascinated by volcanoes or find ultimate paradise in the mist of a thundering waterfall. Me? I love blue water. Especially the kind you can snorkel in. Here are my top 8 … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Santorini on a budget

Santorini is widely regarded as one of the most expensive Greek Islands; a place for honeymooners and those who want to fork out big bucks for infinity pools and that perfect view. While I think it’s more fun to go … Continue reading

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A sisterly reunion on Crete: part 2

So in my last post I spoke of the gamble of going to any of Crete’s ‘hype beaches’ where you battle crowds and insane traffic to get a tiny slice of so-called heaven. Well there is one hype beach I … Continue reading

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A sisterly reunion on Crete: part 1

For the majority of our respective 20s my sister and I have been ships in the night, stopping only for brief catch ups between our lives in Melbourne, Canberra, Vienna, Samoa, Kalgoorlie, London and Rwanda. As babies we grew up … Continue reading

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