Where to be in Greece when the sun sets?

And the answer is not the Greek sunset in Santorini. Whenever I travel through Greece, no matter how busy my itinerary, I always make time for the sunset. Every day and during every season. The magic of the sunset is that every time and in every location, it is unique. You might think otherwise sinceContinue reading “Where to be in Greece when the sun sets?”

Ionian or Aegean islands?

With over 6.000 Greek islands, it can be extremely difficult to figure out where to go for your next holiday. Party in Mykonos, stunning Zakynthos, unspoiled Lefkada, or unique Santorini? There are really just too many good options to choose from. Unfortunately, I can not really help you with your choice. The perfect island forContinue reading “Ionian or Aegean islands?”

Travel guide to Paxi. The most beautiful island in Greece

In the Ionian Sea, just south of the famous island of Corfu, you can find Paxos. With just 19 square kilometers of land, it is one of the smallest inhabited islands of Greece. The island is still quite untouched by tourism, but asking the Greeks about Paxi, they say it is the most paradise likeContinue reading “Travel guide to Paxi. The most beautiful island in Greece”

Island hopping in Greece

No matter how often you visit Greece, you will never be done exploring. Every single one of the 6.000 islands of Greece is different and extremely beautiful, which makes island hopping in Greece a popular summer holiday. But the Greek ferries can be quite overwhelming. Where to go, how to book, and what happens whenContinue reading “Island hopping in Greece”

Is Greece expensive?

There are quite a lot of travel influencers who claim to give you all the information you need to travel to Greece. However, since they are not Greek, don’t know any Greeks nor Greek, and only visit the most touristic places in Greece, their guides often don’t really represent the true Greek experience. One ofContinue reading “Is Greece expensive?”

Travel guide to Lemnos, Greece

Lemnos, or Limnos, is an island in the Aegean Sea, in the northeast of Greece. With just 476 square kilometers of land, it is not very big but enough to make one of the most surprising islands in the North of Greece. From a small desert to a giant salt lake, from the biggest castleContinue reading “Travel guide to Lemnos, Greece”

The Aliki salt lake

What happens when a shallow lake is exposed to the Greek summer sun? The water evaporates, the lake disappears and a completely different landscape appears instead. In Lemnos, this results in a giant white plane called Aliki salt lake. Seasons of the lake Aliki, in the northeast of the island, is a big salty lakeContinue reading “The Aliki salt lake”

When a monk makes camp

Panagia Kakaniotissa image from greekcitytimes.com Just a few kilometers West of Myrina is a church that is not like any other. Without a roof but covered by the tip of the mountain it was built in. This small church is one of the most unique churches in the world. Hideout for the monks The churchContinue reading “When a monk makes camp”

Time to walk on water! Agios Nikolaos on Lemnos

Opposite of fanaraki beach, in the middle of the island of Lemnos is a sea so enclosed by land that is characterized more like a lake. In the middle of this shallow calm water lies a little island with on top a small white church. How much Greeker can it get? And even better, youContinue reading “Time to walk on water! Agios Nikolaos on Lemnos”

Much more than a beach. Paralia Mikro Fanaraki

Paralia Mikro Fanaraki – June 2021 In the East of the island of Lemnos, there is a small beach called Fanaraki. A small lantern. Probably named after the little lighthouse on the rocks in the sea a bit more west. The beach itself is micro, small. But there is so much to see and doContinue reading “Much more than a beach. Paralia Mikro Fanaraki”