Go on a Santorini island expedition – visit Thirasia

Go on a Santorini island expedition – visit Thirasia Thirasia is one of the islands that lies close to Santorini. For travellers this means that you can pack much more in your Greece trip! Although the Greek island of all lovers and cute architecture is still Santorini, this smaller island definitely has its own unique…

The Unique face of Ammoudi village/bay in Santorini

The Unique face of Ammoudi village/ bay in Santorini             I’m getting close to the end of my blog post series on the various different villages on the island of Santorini, if you’ve missed them, just take a look back – I give short info on the unique characteristics of each of these places you…

THE MEANING BEHIND THE POPULAR GREEK SOUVENIR – THE BLUE EYE

THE MEANING BEHIND THE POPULAR GREEK SOUVENIR – THE BLUE EYE             If you have ever been to a Greek souvenir shop or plan to go to one, you will most definitely run into the kind of blue eye that is made in glass. It’s a very popular symbol and it almost always is from…

Different Santorini – Volthonas village

Different Santorini – Volthonas village Today on my blog post series of the various villages of Santorini it’s time to look at a small rock village 6km away from Fira – the Volthonas village. It has been called one of the places with the most different architecture on the island – many villages in Santorini…

The Small Gem of Santorini – Akrotiri village

The Small Gem of Santorini – Akrotiri village Today I’m continuing my mini blog post series on the various villages that can be found on the small Greek island of Santorini. If you thought that all the exciting stuff has been covered, think again! Let’s take a look at one of the oldest settlements on…

Mesa Gonia – echoes of an ancient wine capital

Mesa Gonia – echoes of an ancient wine capital              Time to share the next small village on the Greek island of Santorini (if you’ve missed it, I’m planning to write a blog post on each of the villages of the island for you to get a sense of what to expect). Today let’s take…

BEAUTIFUL EMPORIO VILLAGE OF SANTORINI

BEAUTIFUL EMPORIO VILLAGE OF SANTORINI             Emporio is the largest village of Santorini, but it has more to it than just its size. It is located around 12 km away from Fira town and yet it has its own vibe and feel to it.             It is one of the five traditional medieval fortified settlements…

PYRGOS – THE HIGHEST VILLAGE OF SANTORINI

PYRGOS – THE HIGHEST VILLAGE OF SANTORINI             Today as part of the blog post series exploring the different villages of Santorini we are going to embark on a little excursion to Pyrgos – the village that can be found on the highest point of the island.             The location of Pyrgos is really one…

EXPLORING THE VILLAGES OF SANTORINI

EXPLORING THE VILLAGES OF SANTORINI             Hi, all! Today I just wanted to make this little intro post to share some exciting news about what you will see here on the blog. I have always taught that Santorini is a small island with a lot of character to explore, and what greater way to dive…

SANTORINI FESTIVALS AND CELEBRATIONS YOU MUST NOT MISS

SANTORINI FESTIVALS AND CELEBRATIONS YOU MUST NOT MISS Hello, all! Every once in a while I get questions about the things to do on the island of Santorini, and many of the questions relate to various festivals, celebrations etc. that are organised here. I thought I might provide you with a small list of the…

Happy holidays

May the peace and blessings of Christmas be yours; And may the coming year be filled with happiness. Greetings from Santorini With LOVE, grateful to all of you- Anna If you are here in Santorini for holidays or in off-season here you can find list of restaurants open for 2016 winter season. Four things to consider…

Some little known fun facts about Santorini

SOME LITTLE KNOWN FUN FACTS ABOUT SANTORINI Although it is the most well-known of the Greek islands, Santorini still has a lot to amaze you! First of all, it is rightfully sometimes called the “postcard island of Greece”, it really stands out from all the rest of the Greek islands (and there are VERY many…

MAKE YOUR OWN GREEK MOUSSAKA

MAKE YOUR OWN GREEK MOUSSAKA Winter is here, and I thought I might share some great Greek recipes. Of course, everyone knows the Greek salad (which is a relatively simple dish, but you really have to taste it in Greece to get the right idea about it). I thought I might go with something less obvious…

SHOULD YOU VISIT THERASIA, SANTORINI?

  SHOULD YOU VISIT THERASIA, SANTORINI? Of course, any real adventure seeker would not pass the chance to go on an adventure, but let’s step back a bit and take a look at what this small island of Santorini has to offer. Therasia (or Θηρασία) is the second largest Santorini island after Thera, and it…