Category archives: Greece

A Travelette does Thessaloniki

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At least in Europe it seems that there is only one topic these days in the news: Greece and the country's economic crisis. Greece has also been on my mind in recent weeks albeit for entirely different reasons. Despite loving Mediterranean anything, I had never been to Greece until I got invited by Marketing Greece to join their Blogtrotters 2015 “Young at He[...]

10 Amazing Greek Islands Experiences

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Crystal-clear water washing over the pebble beaches, whitewashed houses standing out in the distance, contrasting against the perfectly blue skies… Greek islands don’t need much of an introduction, their beauty is already attracting thousands of visitors each year. And yet, some parts of this picture-perfect paradise don’t get quite enough recognition, while[...]

6 Things To Do in Santorini On a Budget

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The island of Santorini is popular among billionaires and celebrities, so it's no wonder that backpackers and budget travellers often choose to leave it out of their itineraries. But this fear is completely unfounded - the island may cater to a wealthy clientèle, but it also has plenty of hostels, affordable food and amazing pastimes for penniless travellers[...]

Restaurants we like: Μelenio in Oía, Santorini

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For some people, the adage 'it's not what you do, it's who you're with' rings true. Whilst in general I whole heartedly agree, when it comes to cafés I much prefer the saying 'it's not who you're with, it's the view you have'. I could quite happily while away the day sitting alone in a café as long as I have something good to look at (and I don't mean an att[...]

Frappé - coffee that tastes like a holiday

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When in Greece, I always make sure that my next coffee frappé is not far away. There is just something about a glass of iced coffee topped off with a thick layer of creamy foam that I can't resist. And I am by far not the only one. In Greece, frappé is the most popular variation of coffee, loved by locals and visitors alike. Whether it be as a quick c[...]

One night in Athens

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Dear Travelettes, A couple of weeks ago I treated myself to a weekend getaway in Athens, Greece. Here, I met up with German expat Anna who showed me around town in my quest for drinking, dancing and greek gods hotties. One night i took my camera along and filmed a few impressions of Athens nightlife - ladies: welcome to Travelettes TV!