Europe, Greece, Travel

I Basically Went Time-Travelling…in The Village of Argyrades, Corfu

I'll be honest here guys- the thing that really brought the Greek island of Corfu to my attention, was the fact that The Durrells in Corfu is set here- based on the true story of The Durrell family, who moved to the island in 1935. The TV series paints a very nostalgic and beautiful picture… Continue reading I Basically Went Time-Travelling…in The Village of Argyrades, Corfu

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Five amazing neighbourhoods to wander in Athens

Athens is a city like no other I've ever visited, a mish-mash of ancient and new, tourists and locals in equal abundance and always with something new to look at or a hidden corner to be stumbled upon. And, pals, as a true fan and strong supporter of going for a good wander, this is… Continue reading Five amazing neighbourhoods to wander in Athens

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What to Do in Athens: the Budget-Friendly Edition

Once upon a time, thousands of years ago, Poseidon (god of the sea) and Athena (goddess of love), were having a little squabble over which one of them should lend their name to a brand new city. Poseidon struck his trident on the ground and produced a spring (for naval power FYI), whilst Athena magically… Continue reading What to Do in Athens: the Budget-Friendly Edition

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What to Do in Lefkada (Secret Beaches, Ionian Delicacies and Passer-by Pranksters)

The last stop on Our Big Fat Greek Roadtrip was the little island of Lefkada (also known as Lefkas), just off of the West coast of Greece but connected to the mainland by a long narrow causeway and guarded by a Medieval castle at the causeway's entrance from the mainland. Similarly to the Peloponnese where… Continue reading What to Do in Lefkada (Secret Beaches, Ionian Delicacies and Passer-by Pranksters)

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What to Do in Stoupa (Aka: the Peloponnese is a lovely old place)

After staying for a couple of days in a Medieval castle perched on a rock in the sea, as one does, our Big Fat Greek Roadtrip led us to the little town of Stoupa, located on the Mani Peninsula (find it on a map, pals, it's in the Pelopponese part of Greece), where my lovely… Continue reading What to Do in Stoupa (Aka: the Peloponnese is a lovely old place)

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A Casual Review of Caveland Santorini

Guys, let me start this post by banging on about the power of Instagram. Because actually, the thing that planted the seed of an idea in my head that Caveland was the place I needed to be heading to when I arrived on Santorini (I might even go so far as to say I decided… Continue reading A Casual Review of Caveland Santorini

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What to Do in Monemvasia (The most magical town of all)

After a few days alone in Santorini, the tiny town of Monemvasia was the first stop on our Grecian road trip for me and my pal Rachel. Located in the South East of the Pelopponese, the large rock that the town feels like it's carved from is now joined to the mainland by a long… Continue reading What to Do in Monemvasia (The most magical town of all)