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Sunrise Akrotiri Santorini
Santorini

7 Things to know before moving to Santorini

Dreaming to live in Santorini? There are a few things you need to know before moving. I receive quite a lot of emails from people, who are in love with this unique island, asking for advice. So I hope this post could be helpful…

01/12/2018
Eros Beach Vlychada Santorini
Santorini

Vlychada, a unique hidden landscape in Santorini

Forget the blue domes, forget the volcano! Santorini has a very unique landscape, Vlychada! Vlychada is an area in the south of the island, passed Megalochori and further down the Red Beach, on the way to Perissa. It is famous for its peaceful beach…

19/11/2018
Oia fira hike santorini
Santorini

Hike from Oia to Fira – Things to do in Santorini

One of the best things to do while in Santorini is the hike from Oia to Fira (or the other way around). It’s a very unique experience, you walk from one village to the other, following a path on the caldera. It might not…

27/10/2018
Visiting Oia during the sunset
Santorini

Oia, the Queen of Sunsets at Sunrise

Even if you have not been in Greece once in your life (shame on you!), you know Oia, one of the village of Santorini, the one very famous for the sunset. If you type ”Greece” in google images, most of the pictures you will…

17/05/2018
Akrotiri, south village in Santorini, Cyclades
Santorini

Live the authentic atmosphere of Santorini: Akrotiri

If you think that Santorini is just for sunsets, honeymoons, high-end tourism, you are very far from the truth! You can still find the authentic spirit of the island in many villages, like my beloved Akrotiri. Akrotiri is a small town in the very…

29/11/2017
The famous Red Beach on the greek island of Santorini
Santorini

The Red Beach

One of the most famous beach in Santorini and in the world is only 20min walking distance from where I live. Probably it’s one of the first place I visited when I came to the island ten years ago. I believe it is indeed…

11/09/2017
One day in Galatea's Pottery and Art Studio attending the making of a ceramic pottery
Makers

Galatea’s Pottery and Art

I met Galatea for the first time last year around the end of September. At that time I had already decided to move to Greece in 2017 and when we talked in her gallery I expressed my will to move next season. I don’t…

10/09/2017
Stories

My greek 1/4

Let’s start this story, my story, since the beginning, since I was not born yet. It sounds a bit like a movie, and actually it recalls the Captain Corelli’s Mandolin movie. It was something in between 1940-1945 and my grandfather was sent to Kefalonia,…

09/09/2017
Stories

Eva

Our first meeting was not one of the best. I arrived at the port very early, after an overnight trip by ferry. When I got to the pension I booked online, she was there to welcome me, but she was not very welcoming. Now…

09/09/2017