Posts for Greek islands

Solo Travelers Guide to the Ionian Islands

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - September 14, 2023

Solo travel Ionian Islands

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be alone on an amazing island, all by yourself and surrounded by some stunning landscapes? Well, what we have in store for you is an island-hopping vacation in Greece and all by yourself!

The Ionian Islands in Greece offer everything you need for your solo trip, which is surely going to be one of your most memorable vacations and the world’s greatest pleasures. If you’re a bit apprehensive about solo travel, keep in mind that here, you will find everything taken care of. Right from the gorgeous villa holidays in the Ionian or the cheap rooms in hostels or ferry connections, you will never have an issue. With warm and hospitable locals, good public transport, and a wide range of activities to pick from, this is just the perfect vacation idea for solo travelers.

Take advantage of the following guide to the Ionian Islands for solo travelers and learn how to make the most of your trip and enjoy the scenic beauty, culture, and history of the country to the fullest. Get useful tips, essential insights, and valuable recommendations for an exciting solo trip to the Ionian Islands all on one page. Continue Reading

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Where to go for a long weekend in the Greek Islands

Travel Blog - Ross French - October 15, 2022

Greece has an incredibly rich history. Whether you want to take a whistle stop tour of where famous Hollywood movies were filmed, soak in the rays on one of the 581 Blue Flag beaches the country has to offer, or indulge in the millenia-old history of the island, there’s always something to do.

Another great thing about the Greek Islands is that they’re quickly and easily accessible from almost anywhere in Europe, making them the perfect destination for a long weekend getaway. In this article, we’re going to focus on four of the best places to enjoy incredible cuisine, stunning seas, golden sands and stylish hotels. Continue Reading

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Why Not Tour the Greek Islands on Your Own Yacht?

Travel Tips - Ross French - May 6, 2016

Greek Islands

I hear you cry out, “But I can’t afford a yacht, are you crazy, sir?” To which my reply would be, “I may well be crazy, my good man, but you can always charter a yacht on a temporary basis.” Then you would proceed to shake my hand firmly and skip off on your merry way. You see I found this example self-charter yacht itinerary on that gives you an idea of the type of adventuring you could get up to if you get hold of your own yacht (obviously you would need some experience, these vessels aren’t like those ‘self-drive’ boats you get at the British seaside). Continue Reading

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Places to Visit in Greece

Destinations, Travel Tips - Ross French - January 9, 2016

Check out the following places and include it in your bucket list.

Holidays in Heraklion

Located between the prefectures of Rethymno and Lassithi, on the eastern side of Crete, Heraklion is that the most well-liked region of the island. It hosts several busy places with intense nightlife, as well as Malia, Hersonissos, Ammoudara and Agia Pelagia, but additionally several peaceful family places, notably on the southern side. As Heraklion Greece was the most field where the Minoan civilization flourished, you must not miss a visit to the Minoan Palaces of Knossos and Phaestos. A drive around Heraklion in island also will bring you to ancient villages, Medieval castles, Byzantine monasteries and nice beach places to relax. This region combines busy resorts and secluded coves. Continue Reading

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