Farewell Ikaria and on to Fourni

It is with great sadness that I leave Ikaria today after 6 wonderful days.  I can’t understate the part that the Oinoi Hotel, in Therma has played in making my stay here so special.  When you stay at this hotel you become part of a family – the guests will chat to each other at … Continue reading Farewell Ikaria and on to Fourni

Island Tour – is Ikaria Utopia?

I set off for the curvaceous lady statue by the beach with large wodges of freshly baked apple caked in hand from Filipos and Mariana.  There are several of us from the Oinoi hotel going  on the island excursion.  Dolihi Tours alternate their tours for those staying in the Agios Kyrikos/Therma locations OR those staying … Continue reading Island Tour – is Ikaria Utopia?

Finding My Feet in Therma

I must say that the breakfast here at the Oinoi Hotel is absolutely superb!  My lovely host Filipos and his wife Mariana make almost everything themselves.  The bread – white and brown are freshly baked from the oven and come with a wide selection of homemade preserves such as lemon, orange, fig, apricot (described to … Continue reading Finding My Feet in Therma

Leaving Agathonisi and on to Ikaria

Agathonisi has been the perfect start to my holiday proper (overnighters on Samos don’t count!).  This beautiful little low key island has been the perfect place to unwind and it has enabled my mind and my body to fall into rhythm with the slower pace of Greece. What have I loved about this place?  The … Continue reading Leaving Agathonisi and on to Ikaria