Santorini – The Hottest Destination in the Greek Isles

Santorini in the Greek Isles

Santorini – A Top Greek Island in the Cyclades: Santorini (or Thira as it is offically called) has always been a popular destination for individual travellers seeking some island adventure or relaxation.  However on our latest visit  we found that this Greek island is now on the itinerary of many of the Mediterranean cruises, making […]

Our Oia Accommodation at the Aegeas Traditional Houses

Oia Accommodation

Oia Accommodation Review – Aegeas Traditional Houses: After a month-long frantic travel schedule around Spain and Turkey, Santorini was our R&R stop for a week. During our last Santorini holiday we stayed in Fira and visited Oia to catch its famous sunset. This time around, we chose Oia as our base and the Aegeas Traditional […]

The Magic of Sunset in Oia

Sunset in Oia, Santorini

Oia – The Santorini Village Synonymous with Magical Sunsets: Oia is only a small village in the north-western tip of Santorini, but its beautiful setting and magical sunsets have made it one of the most photographed places in Greece!  Many travel images of Greece and sunset shots of Santorini are taken from Oia. Yes, Oia […]

Oia – Santorini’s Sunset Village

Oia in Santorini

Oia, the Sunset Capital of Santorini has Much to Offer Visitors: Located on the north-west tip of Santorini is the village of Oia.  Oia (pronounced ee-ah), is famous for its beautiful sunsets and each evening flocks of visitors come to this most northerly village of Santorini to catch the magical Oia sunset. Like many of […]

Wine-tasting at Santorini Wineries

Sigalas Winery

Wine-tasting in Santorini – Santorini Wine Tours: Santorini is famous for its sunset and its unique caldera, but the island now has a wine-growing industry that should not be overlooked. When dining out in Santorini, we noticed that all the wines offered are Greek wines and many of these are produced on the island. A […]

Santorini’s Cherry Tomatoes

Santorini Cherry Tomatoes

Santorini’s Cherry Tomatoes are Noted for Their Sweetness: In addition to its fava beans, the Santorini cherry tomato is another of the island’s local produce that has been submitted to the EU for PDO certification. The Santorini cherry tomatoes take a special place on the island’s food products and each year there is an international […]

Santorini’s Special Fava Beans

Santorini Fava Beans

Santorini’s Fava Beans are Special and Enjoy the EU PDO Status: Fava beans is a dish that is offered as an appetizer in many Greek restaurants and is part of the traditional Greek cuisine. But in Santorini the fava beans are special. The European Union have acknowledged that the Santorini fava beans are unique to […]

How to Get to Santorini from Athens (Piraeus)

Santorini Ferry

Travel to Santorini by Ferry: Santorini is one of the more popular islands in the Cyclades and is famous for its unique caldera, its spectacular sunsets and views. Although it is possible to fly to Santorini from Athens, the majority of Santorini’s visitors arrive by ferry from the Athens port of Piraeus. There are three […]