Travelling Around Greece on a Budget – How to Live Frugally!

Travelling Around Greece on a Budget – How to Live Frugally!

I never plan my trips too far in advance.  Often they are spur of the moment decisions (driven by depressingly grey UK weather) or the opportunity to take advantage of a cheap flight.  My last trip to Crete and onward around the Dodecanese was neither of these.  The summer of 2018 was probably one of…

Farewell Kasos and Final Reflections

Farewell Kasos and Final Reflections

There are so many things to love about this island. On first sight of it you will notice that for the most part it is rocky and barren – not dissimilar to other islands of the southern Dodecanese. The thing that is striking is the miles and miles of abandoned terracing everywhere you look. Surely…

Final Day on Kasos – Ammoua Beach

Final Day on Kasos – Ammoua Beach

Yesterday I caught the island bus up to the village of Agia Marina and found a pretty good concrete road that snaked its way down to Ammoua beach which I didn’t managed to make the previous day. And talking of snakes I stamp stamp stamped my sandaled feet as I walked down this road –…

Visit to Armathia Island

Visit to Armathia Island

I’m halfway through my 8 nights on Kasos and this beautiful low key island has already stolen a piece of my heart. This island is so unspoilt and unusually doesn’t appear to have been ’boutiqued’ for the masses. Getting around the island is relatively easy.  From the main port village Fri, it is very easy…