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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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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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Gorgeous! An idyllic view of the pools and the sea shore at sunset hours. The shadows of the palm trees reflect upon the pool's water.

A Weekend Treat :: Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort and Aqua Park

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Today I want to share with you one of our little getaways. We treated ourselves and went to Grecotel Olympia Riviera and Aqua Park for a long weekend, in an all…

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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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View of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco U.S.

San Francisco :: The Bay City

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For many, San Francisco is the place to be! It is the place you want to see while visiting California and for so many it is the city that you…

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Partial view from Lake Como.

My Honemoon in Lake Como :: Part II

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Lake Como. So the time has come for me to write yet another post! Today’s post is all about the continuation of my honeymoon after Venice which included Verona, Sirmione,…

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View of the Grand Canal in Venice

My Honeymoon in Venice :: Part One

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Today  it is, I, Elisabeth who will share with you my honeymoon trip to the beautiful city of Venice, since Valentine’s day is only around the corner and what’s better…

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seaview from the Quarter of Vaporia in Syros

Architectural Gems on the Greek Island of Syros

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Midst the Cycladic complex lies a “Lady Charmer” the isle of Syros, rich in cultural heritage and astonishing architecture – a huge inspiration source. Last summer, I was lucky to…

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View of the seaside village of Assos on the west coast of Kefalonia

5 Reasons to Make Kefalonia Your Next Travel Destination

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One of the places that are very dear to my heart is the isle of Kefalonia (or Cephalonia), the largest one in the Ionian Sea, Greece. She became widely known…

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