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Stark Contrast

Last month, I was having dinner at a friend’s house and was given a chilling reminder about where I am in the world.

I’ve spoken many times on this blog about the confusion that exists within me due to the stark contrast between the beauty of the island I live on and the disturbing politics that play out before my eyes in the form of how refugees and asylum seekers are treated. 631 more words

Greece

Hello, Donkey

Amidst the breathtaking white-washed buildings and blue-domed churches of Santorini, tentatively tackling the cobbled, uneven labyrinth of streets with tanned and handsome beau in tow, one might expect to be beckoned by local business owners into their café / terrace / Swarovski-embellished jewellery shop. 1,235 more words

Travel

Our Trip to Kos

Between uni and my job, I haven’t had a lot of time to update my blog recently, but I have decided to write about my recent trip to Kos, Greece. 1,118 more words

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I mean, just look at it!

Leros. Today. A place we’re not going this year.

Probably just as well because I’m becoming very antsy about air travel. Before all the current disasters with beloved’s leg and my hip, I was looking at possible rail travel to Greece. 267 more words

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Hydra

After an action packed couple of days in Athens and Southern Greece I boarded a ferry bound for Hydra. Voted by Timeout as one of the top most unspoilt islands in the world (and the top Greek one) its most frequently commented feature is the lack of vehicles, instead relying on teams of donkeys (in reality mainly mules) to carry cargo about. 54 more words

Celestyal Cruises’ Fantastic New Itineraries

Highlights

  • Celestyal is the only cruise line to sail roundtrip from Athens
  • Overnight stays in Mykonos and Santorini
  • Authentic cultural immersion
  • All Inclusive value

Discover the many wonders of the Greek Islands with award-winning… 636 more words

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Beach with Stones on Skopelos

I seriously love this beach on Skopelos. It had giant stones that sounded like popcorn when the waves brushed over them. Spent a sunset here with a ukelele and new friends. 😊

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