Mykonos | Greece

Mykonos | Greece

Mykonos was glamorous and crazy busy. It still had the Greek feel but also had a lot of different cuisines.   The town was packed with people and shops. The shopping was fantastic with lots of Greek designers, but I would recommend trying to shop at smaller islands if you're visiting them as well, the [...]

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Naxos + Paros | Greece

Naxos + Paros | Greece

Naxos Naxos was beautiful - the biggest island of the Cyclades. The town reminded me of a little Athens and was bustling with Greeks on a mini vacation to the islands.   The gate, 'Portara', which is thought to be the entrance to Apollo's Temple is situated on a hill just outside of town and [...]

Santorini | Greece

Santorini | Greece

I stopped off in Santorini just for a few days and it was not at all what I had expected. It was relatively quiet and not as blue-domed as I had hoped - I found that Milos and Sifnos had more blue domes than Santorini!   It was nice to visit Imerovigli and Oia which [...]

Folegandros | Greece

Folegandros | Greece

Folegandros was a beautiful small island with a quaint little town and beaches scattered around the island.   Chora was the main town on the island and it was packed with beautiful stores and restaurants. For an island with only 600 residents, it was one of the most interesting little towns I have visited so [...]

Sifnos | Greece

Sifnos | Greece

Next stop: Sifnos!   I found Sifnos to be very quiet with not a great deal going on. But, you can find good night-life in Apollonia and a beautiful old-world city in Kastro.   Kastro had a beautiful castle on top of a hill and a church that was almost out to sea.   Sifnos [...]