A Locals Guide for Beaches in Greece

SUMMER IS HERE! And so are all the summer activities! Whether you love hiking, camping, wine tasting, bike riding, boating, snorkeling or scuba diving, we can all agree on one thing: hitting the beach is what summer is all about! And when you think of the Greek Islands, Mediterranean beaches are pretty much the #1 thought that pops into

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Welcome to Paleochora! A hidden gem in the Greek Islands

I know, I know. It’s been a little while since I’ve posted… and I have SUMMER to blame! Hot, sunny days, Iced freddo cappuccinos, people watching and refreshing dips in the Mediterranean. I mean, can you blame me? I almost accidentally skipped over all of summer without keeping you in the loop! Unintentionally, of course; and I promise I

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Why you need to visit Northern Holland!

There are so many little historic villages all over Europe; however, some of the most adorable ones I ever did see are nestled quietly in Holland. These 3 quintessential, traditional villages are found in Northern Holland and are called Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken Island. And I fell head over heels in love with them. I mean, how can you not think these little

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Why Le Mont Saint Michel needs to be on the top of your bucket list

Knights in shining armor. Medieval castles with towers that rise above the clouds. Dragons soaring through the air. Game of Thrones & Beauty and the Beast. This is exactly what came to mind when I first laid my eyes on Le Mont Saint Michel. Sitting atop an island with ancient walls protecting the village below, Le Mont Saint Michel is a

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35 gorgeous photos of Balos Beach & Gramvousa Island!

It has been a very chilly winter here on the Island of Crete – the coldest it’s been in over 10 years with record-breaking snowfall! I have to say, it really is wonderful to see all the snow; but on these very cold days I can’t help but dream about summer… toes in the warm sand, swimming in the vast turquoise sea and soaking

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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Rethymno

Rethymno is a beautiful Venetian city located along the northern coast of Crete, Greece. A close resemblance to the Venetian Harbor in Chania, Rethymno has numerous restaurants, cafes, shops, bars and hotels. It is the third largest city on Crete; however, it doesn’t feel like a large city due to many quaint alley streets flourishing with romantic charm. You can find long

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A Journey to Greek Hospitality

It has been a wonderful summer, but like all good things, it must sadly come to an end. And while I sit back and reflect on all of the amazing memories, there is one in specific that tops them all. It was just another day exploring Crete with my two cousins, Brandy and Jon. During their visit we sun

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How to do Amsterdam right – Special Edition

It has been less than a week since we landed back on Greek soil from an amazing trip to Amsterdam. And I just want to put it out there… this was my very first trip to the Netherlands. I’m sure you’re saying, “How does she know how to do Amsterdam right if she’s only been there once?” Well… it’s because I’m

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10 vital tips you need to know before visiting Elafonisi

Elafonisi is a breathtaking beach. Located along the South Western coast of Crete, Elafonisi will captivate you with pink sands, turquoise waters and beautiful juniper trees. I recommend reading more info about the beach, but for now… let’s get on with 10 vital tips you need to know before visiting Elafonisi. 1. PLAN YOUR TIME ACCORDINGLY. Depending where you’re coming from, just

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50 photos that will inspire you to visit Chania

Even though the streets are littered with spray painted walls, Chania is as breathtaking as can be. Its history dates back to the Ottoman Empire, where you can find ancient Turkish baths now turned into fine dining restaurants. You can spend hours walking through hundreds of alley ways that are scattered with gorgeous art, delicious food and plenty of knick knack shops.

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