Good morning, dear friends! After 250 days of vacation, 235 days with sun, 2,000 ship arrivals,  3,000,000 visitors, 100,000 new bottles of champagne, 5,000 honeymooners, 3,000 hours of sunbathing, 500 new friends, 10,000 new readers και 100,000,000 new photos from Santorini, it is time to say goodbye…. for a little while! Have a great winter…

Good morning, dear friends! The most famous wine in Santorini is the so-called vino santo. Do you know it? In great travelers’ old manuscripts, we can find quotes like this “… no dessert wine compares to vino santo from Santorini, white or red. It is produced from a grape called black crispy (Mavrotragano, a grape…

Good morning, dear friends! Oia: maybe Santorini’s most popular settlement, especially during the famous sunset. Colorful cave houses and hotels, captains’ mansions (kapetanospita), restaurants and shops make up the beautiful mosaic that welcomes thousands of visitors daily. Oia used to be a quite rich village, as its residents mostly worked or owned ships. Their ships…

  Good morning, dear friends! Daylight saving time is finished, so it is time to set your clocks back today! This morning at 04.00 am, you should remember to set your watch back to 03.00 am. The good news is that we gained an extra hour of sleep, but in the afternoon it gets dark…

Good morning, dear friends! Throughout the centuries, Santorini has changed many names apart from shapes! In the beginning, in around 3,000 BC it was called Stroggyli (=round) because of its round shape before the Minoan eruption. Afterwards, it was called “Kallisti” by the Phoenicians, which means the most beautiful. After the eruption, the island was…

Good morning, dear friends! How about heading south today to make the most of this beautiful day? A visit to the unique archaeological site of Akrotiri can be easily combined with a tour around the impressive Tomato Industrial Museum in Vlychada. Just next door is the amazing Vlychada beach, ideal for relaxation and swimming. Swimming…

Good morning, dear friends! The most relaxing spot on the island is probably your hotel. Where the gaze rests with breathtaking views over the sea which stretches lazily on your feet. Take deep breaths and feel the magical energy of the island. Leave all your senses to lure you in the tranquil atmosphere and feel…

Good morning, dear friends! Did you know that there is an archaeological site of particular importance in Santorini where excavations continue nowadays? It is the Akrotiri archaeological site where new excavations are carried out in the so-called “House of the desks.” This building, probably a sanctuary, is located in the southwestern end of the archaeological…

Good morning, dear friends! A spot standing out on the island is the Monastery of Prophet Elias perched on the island’s highest point (567m). The monastery was built in the early 18th century and currently four monks live there. A small museum with folklore and sacred relics also operates here. The view from the monastery…

Good morning, dear friends! The trail from Imerovigli to Skaros is a magnificent trail that takes the traveler back in time as it crosses the old capital and a citadel of Santorini, named Skaros. A few historic facts. Skaros was the medieval capital of the island for about 600 years. The houses as well as…

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