Greek Island

Four of the five 16th century windmills - a landmark in Mykonos, just after sunset.

Mykonos Dreamin’

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It was in late May 1993, when I first explored the island of Mykonos; an island somewhere between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos in the Aegean Sea. Since then, I…

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Velvet standing with her feet in the sea at Komito beach in Syros.

Summer Vacation Reflections :: Syros

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Hello September! Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great summer, but it’s time to welcome now the softness of the sunlight that follows during fall season. That is…

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View of the main pool and central building of Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos after sunset hours.

Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos :: Escape To Good Living

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Early this July, George and I along with our two children, took four days off to visit Rhodos (or Rhodes) in the Dodecanese Sea, home to some of the most…

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View from above of Porto Katsiki. Image by Velvet Karatzas.

Lefkada :: The Easy-Going Ionian Paradise

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Last summer, we were lucky enough to visit once more, one of our favorite islands on the Ionion Archipelago – Lefkada. It remains one of the less touristy Greek islands…

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An old mill in the foreground and the Aegean Sea in the background. View from Amorgos.

My Biggest Travel Flop

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Years back, while traveling to Santorini I happened to read a great article in a travel magazine but sadly I can’t recall its title or author. It was about the…

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Velvet leaning against an open sail while at cruising with a sailing boat.

Packing for a Sailing Trip to the Greek Islands

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Summer holidays are already here for many of you. For others like me though, they are a tad bit away. I’ll be vacationing in August. Thus, we still have a…

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Love that maxi skirt. A model wearing a black bikini top paired with a white boho styled maxi skirt looks sexy against the view from the caldera of Santorini. Image by Monsoon/Accessorize.

Wanderlust Style :: What To Wear In Santorini

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Santorini is one of those travel destinations that’s probably on everyone’s wishlist. And quite righteously, too! Her unique, breathtaking views, or the cave homes sculpted into multicolored rocks, the volcanic…

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Partial view of the one end of the Batsi beach cove.

Andros :: My Favorite Summer Weekend Getaway Destination

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Last weekend we were planning to have a getaway to one of my favorite destinations – Andros. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it, but I still keep daydreaming about it. Fingers…

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A drone image of the Vaporia district in Hermoupolis of Syros, Greece. Image by author.

Postcards from Syros :: The Guide

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View of the Vaporia district in Hermoupolis, Syros. (Image by author). Greetings everyone! I hope you’re all well and in a wanderlust mood. As promised this post is about the…

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Elisabeth in a navy blue Bardot dress. A sandy beach in the background makes the perfect backdrop. This is what you can wear to a Greek island.

Packing for the Greek Islands: The Summer Guide

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Ladies, can you think of anything worse than getting ready for a dream vacation only to realize when you get there that you have packed all the wrong things?! So,…

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