Athens, Greece – Last Meal…..Last Day…..Final Thoughts….

We had an early morning flight from Mykonos, back on the mainland….back in Athens to make our way to the airport to start the long trip to Canada to visit family and friends. So, we had our last Greek meal in Greece! We found a unique looking restaurant called this (this is the cover of…

Mykonos, Greece – Romantic Evening at the Open Air Cinema!

Our last night in Mykonos, on the Greek Islands, and our last night in Greece was a ROMANTIC and BEAUTIFUL evening watching a movie in an open air cinema! We started our walk into the heart of the Chora at sunset: Making our way into the maze of the Chora to find the cinema! This…

Mykonos, Greece – Ornos Bay Beach

After The Windmills, Little Venice and walking through the maze of narrow streets lined with shops, restaurants, art galleries, etc… that is the heart of the Chora, we decided it was time to hit the beach! Buses to and from the Chora to popular beaches are a constant staring early in the morning until the…

Mykonos, Greece – Little Venice

Now here I could have sat all afternoon, sipped wine and tasted the delicious food of the island…but with only so much time and so much more to see……we sat and enjoyed while we could! Little Venice is next to the Windmills.  This is a view of Little Venice from the Windmills. The beach between…

Mykonos, Greece – The Windmills

We were back on Mykonos for one more afternoon and night! Our hotel this time was located in the heart of Mykonos – the village of Mykonos – called the Chora.  It was during this stay that we entered into the glamour of what this island is known for….partying and where the wealthy come to…

Naxos, Greece – Island Hop Back to Mykonos

Our final morning at our Airbnb apartment in Agios Prokopios was enjoying ice cream for breakfast and some quiet time on the rooftop terrace! I really enjoyed Naxos and could have easily stayed a few more days hanging on the beach, swimming in the waves and enjoying the beachside restaurants!! Next we were off to…

Naxos, Greece – Agios Prokopios – A Sunset Evening of Romance

The evening of our one full day in Naxos, we decided to walk in the opposite direction of our afternoon walk. We walked into the sunset……  ❤ ❤ ❤ We walked along the main street of the village…. That led us to a salt flat….and a long walk along the back of Agios Prokopios Beach…

Naxos, Greece – Agios Prokopios – An Afternoon Walk

After the beach, it was time to do a bit of exploring. The winds were particularly strong, with the surf washing right up under beach chairs!   This windsurfer must have been in amazing shape to handle the winds! The winds were so strong that Michael almost lost his hat! It was time for lunch!…

Naxos, Greece – Our Morning at Agios Prokopios Beach!

We were up and at the beach early to start our one full day on Naxos! Time for some breakfast! Now, time to relax……. A massage on the beach! It was exceptionally windy therefore Michael didn’t getting warm enough to want to swim….and the water was a bit cool….. but I gave it a try!…

Naxos, Greece – Agios Prokopios

We arrived at a much smaller island…well it seemed that way as the port wasn’t as big and busy as Mykonos. Our Airbnb apartment was located in Agios Prokopios – 90 meters from Agios Prokopis Beach! The small village of Agios Prokopios: The short walk to the beach from our Airbnb apartment: Time to eat!!…

Greece – Island Hopping – From Mykonos to Naxos

It was time to say goodbye to beautiful & lively Mykonos and head off to another Greek Island…. Naxos! We were up early and off to the Old Port to take the ferry from Mykonos to Naxos.  Make sure if you book your ferry tickets online (I didn’t read the fine print!) to go to…

Mykonos, Greece – Day Trip Around the Island!

For our one full day in Mykonos, we rented a car and were off…. Our first stumble upon beach was Kalafatis Beach!  The water was cool….the beach packed… Next was Ftelia Beach…..this water a bit warmer…..but not so many people.. Time to eat!  We went in search of Kiki’s Tavern at Agios Sostis Beach –…

Mykonos, Greece – San Marco Hotel Near Houlakia Beach

Michael and I stayed two nights at the San Marco Hotel while in Mykonos. View of the hotel from the road: The area: The water of Houlakia Beach: Sunset: Almost Full Moon: Candlelight dinner on the patio under an almost full moon…..the food was delicious and the service amazing!! S, xo

Athens, Greece – Zeus’s Thunderstorms

Good morning!  This is my 11th day in Athens.  So far, there have been at least 3 days of full out thunderstorms.  What is spectacular about these thunderstorms is how fast they move in then move out.  It is as if they have a life of their own – or are the creation of a…

Athens, Greece – Today’s Small Moments

Saturday, June 23rd This is my 10th day in Athens.  My historical focus has been an interest in the 12 olympian gods of ancient Greece.  Yesterday, as I walked the Ancient Agora of Athens….I was brought back down from Mount Olympus and started thinking about what life would have been life for the ancient Athenians….