Discovering Santorini’s Secret Treasures (An insider’s guide)

“But Santorini is so touristy,” is what everyone says. They are absolutely right. I have been to Santorini five times, and the towns of Fira and Oia are getting more and more crowded by the season. Sometimes, you can’t even find a space to stand on. While the main attractions of Santorini are undeniably captivating, […]

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Traveling to Koufonesia: A Hidden Gem in Greece

While popular tourist spots like Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos attract thousands of visitors each year, there are still hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Welcome to Koufonesia, a picturesque island tucked away in the Aegean Sea, offering an authentic Greek experience away from the crowds. Koufonesia is so small, its full time residents is less […]

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Koufonesia is Mykonos 40 years ago.

Koufonesia is a very peaceful and quaint island. Unlike Mykonos, there is no Fendi store here, no big parties, €100 cabanas, papparazzis or €400/person dinners. Unlike Santorini, the cruise ships does not stop here, and there are no tourist buses. There arent even rental car companies on the island. Instead, there are bike rental shops […]

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Beach That Turns From White to Pink …

I have been to hundreds of beaches around the world and I have never seen this phenomenon- sand that turns from white to pink during sunset. It’s quite hard to believe but it’s true. Around 4:00 pm, the pure white sand of Elafonisi Beach (West coast of Crete) turns from pure white to dark pink. […]

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World’s Best Place to Watch the Sunset

The natural beauty of Oia’s unique stone topography, dark blue waters in combination with its traditional Greek architecture of white washed houses, gorgeous villas, winding streets, windmills and blue domed churches, make this village unique and popular among photographers. All that beauty, along with the gorgeous sunset in the afternoon, make this an unbelievable place […]

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