Guess Where I’m Spending My Birthday This Weekend

I have never spent my birthday outside Indonesia (where I lived for the first 18 years of my life) or Singapore (where I’ve lived for the last 7 years) before, so this really excites me! Continue reading

Greece D3: “Where’s Everybody?” – An Eerie Story from Lefkes

After the hyper-romantic Naoussa, most tourists would jump on a boat to Kolymbithres Beach to enjoy the island’s eternal sun. Not us—we headed in the opposite direction towards the inland mountain village of Lefkes. Continue reading

Greece D3: Naoussa Takes Romance Up a Nodge

What’s your idea of romance?

I don’t know about you, but I can tell you what romance is not in my book… squeezing between hundreds of tourists in a 15-minute line to finally get a couple shot in front of blue-domed churches.

As picturesque as Santorini is, I personally find that Naoussa does the “romantic honeymoon destination” game better. And here’s why… Continue reading

Greece D2 & D3: 8 Postcard-Ready Spots in Mykonos

Mykonos is the stuff that dreams are made of. The island is brimming with so much character that, despite not living nearby the town center (chora), we decided to visit it twice. Continue reading

Greece D1: Rafina, Charming Port Town

We don’t usually think of ports as travel destinations. And when we have to pass through one, most Greek holidaymakers choose to start their islands-hopping from the more popular city of Piraeus. But there are many, many reasons why you should start from Rafina instead.
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