Island Hopping

When you’re driving in your chevy and your pants are getting heavy – Ikaria

OK, let me just clarify something. I’m not driving a chevy or a vehicle of any kind here in Greece (you know my nerves won’t stand it!). My pants aren’t heavy nor do I have any kind of stomach disorder. When I first came to Ikaria two years ago a particular song from the film …

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Further Explorations of Syros – Ano Syros, Kini and Galassas

Having just one day of doing not much at all was worth it. A day to myself was just enough to help me recoup from the frantic four days in Athens. I find myself always having to fight the temptation to be up early and explore everything within my capabilities – or rather the capabilities …

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Travelling During Covid Times and the Good, Bad and Ugly of Athens

I’m not going to lie – I was very nervous about travelling during these strange times. Once I put on my big girl pants and pressed that book button there was no turning back. The paperwork isn’t so bad – as long as you approach it methodically. Book flightsBook first 2 accommodations for the PLF …

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For the Love of God Where Can I Buy Some Pegs! Leros – July 2001

Here is another Blast from the Past from July 2001 – a trip that took me to Rhodes, Kalymnos/Telendos, Bodrum, Leros, Nisyros and Tilos. My boyfriend at the time and I took turns in writing a diary entry and this is an excerpt from the Leros part of the trip. Apologies for the low quality …

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Poros, the Octopus Man and Inspirational People – My First Greek Island Solo Trip! April 1993

I was a late starter when it came to visiting Greece. Having had my first child just days after my nineteenth birthday and then four children by the age of twenty five, travel wasn’t on my list of priorities. Some years later I’d become a single parent (through choice) so life was hectic – and …

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