My life has taken many twisted turns in recent months, and all of a sudden, I find myself on a crazy voyage to three Middle East countries in a week’s time! This is definitely gonna be my biggest adventure yet…
…well, either this or my 11 European Countries in 31 Days trip.
There are so many amazing things I can’t wait to do, but here are seven highlights from Jordan, Morocco and United Arab Emirates which I can’t wait to experience! Continue reading
Perissa is a nice little surprise.
It wasn’t even on our original itinerary. But after the Red Beach of Akrotiri, hiking 8 hours from Fira to Oia, and cruising across 4 Santorini islands, this is the much needed break before we ended our Santorini journey. Continue reading
Did you know that Santorini is actually made up of not one, but several islands? When people say Santorini, they usually refer to Thira, the largest of the volcanic archipelago.
Lesser known, but no less beautiful, are the islands of Thirassia, Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni, Aspronisi, and Christiana. I had the chance to cruise Thirassia, Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni before arriving at Thira’s Ammoudi Bay—and here’s my first-hand recount of the experience. Continue reading
Santorini is renowned to have one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. From Fira’s breathtaking caldera views to Oia’s iconic windmill village, here’s my 2 cents to help you pick the right sunset spot. Continue reading
Hiking is the best way to experience Santorini.
Not only does it offer panoramic caldera views which will be missed in the vehicle road trail, it also passes through the beautiful villages of Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Finikia and Oia which are worth exploring separately on feet.
The actual walking time is around 3 hours, but with so many breathtaking stop points, the total time needed can easily reach 5-6 hours. If you’re planning to visit Skaros Rock (recommended), you’ll need to add another 2-3 hours into your itinerary.
Here’s our complete photographic guide to Santorini’s classic hiking trail. Continue reading