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One Day in Mykonos Itinerary

Mykonos is world-renowned as a glamorous party island that not only features chic bars and boutiques but also for a landscape that epitomises the Greek Isles. With white-washed buildings, blue-domed churches, cobblestone streets and pristine beaches, Mykonos is a travel-lovers dream. Once a quaint fishing town in the Cyclades archipelago, Mykonos Island is now a …

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Five Beautiful Dodecanese Greek Islands to Visit

Can’t decide which Greek Island to visit? Here are five beautiful, must see Dodecanese Greek Islands you may never have heard of. Have you ever wondered how many Greek Islands there are? There are a staggering 6,000 Greek Islands scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas, 227 of these are inhabited. The islands are such an …

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Five Great Summer Destinations To House Sit in Europe.

House sitting has been our primary mode of travel for the past five years. It enables us to travel longer, slower and live local. We have house sat across three continents and cared for everything from dogs to donkeys, yachts to B&B’s (and some very angry geese!) House sitting in Europe is especially great for us as it …

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REVIEW AthensWas Hotel. Athens, Greece

REVIEW AthensWas Hotel. Athens is a city where ancient history lies side by side with modern society. At every turn, ancient ruins form part of the urban landscape. Whether dining in the shadow of the Acropolis or looking at ruins of the ancient city partially excavated next to the main road. Whichever way you look …

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Mediterranean Sailing Holidays. The Greek Islands and Turkish Coast

 Have you ever dreamt of sailing in the Mediterranean on your own private yacht?   If you thought this type of holiday was only within the reach of the rich and famous – Think again! Sailing the calm, unspoilt waters of the southwest Turkish coast and the Greek Dodecanese Islands. Seven glorious days, indulging in the beauty …

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Preserving The History Of Leros.

 One mans vision and dedication has preserved some of Leros Islands most important history. Just one more reason this Greek Island is worth a visit. We recently shared a fascinating insight into the history of Leros Island under Italian occupation during WW II.   When we visited buildings which housed paintings left by the Italian military, …

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Reasons to Visit Leros Island Greece

 Discover one of the best Greek Island experiences in the Dodecanese Group of Islands – Leros Island   The Aegean hides a little secret just off the Turkish coast, one the millions of tourists who circuit the Greek Islands on package tours and cruise ships don’t know about – Yet! Amongst a group of islands …

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The Hidden Treasures Of Leros.

The island of Leros, one of the Dodecanese group (the “other” Greek islands)  has a very chequered past. Leros sits closer to the Turkey coast than it does to the Greek mainland.  The harbour of Leros is the largest natural deep water harbour in the Mediterranean Sea, making it  a strategic location that has been fought …

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