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Spring break in Santorini

After a long and cold winter, spring has made a colourful entrance and everyone can feel the change in the air! Almond-tree blossoms are for greeks the ultimate sign of Spring’s arrival The locals swap their winter jackets for their bicycles. The sidewalks bustle a bit more. People are extra smiley. Tourists take photos in their […]

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Santorini off season – 10 facts that will make or break your trip

Santorini is one of the most popular destinations in the world. There are times, though, when people don’t get what is advertised, especially during winter time. This is a small guide that will help you enjoy the most out of this tiny magical island when travelling off-season, from December to March!   TICKETS + The […]

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Snow on Santorini – When Paradise froze over

“Will you go out with him?” “When Hell freezes over!!” “When do you think we will get a raise?” “When Hell freezes over..”   Well I don’t know about Hell but, friends, it is official! Paradise just froze over! Winter came to our magic sunshine island and pure white snow covered the volcanic black rocks […]

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Epiphany; Blessing the waters of Santorini

You think it’s too cold for a dive in Santorini during January? Well, you have all good reasons to think so since we are in the middle of winter. (Yes, even on our magic island). But then, why are there so many young men doing it every year on the same day and what are […]

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The custom of “Kleethonas” in Santorini

In the Christian tradition, the 24th of June is the day of Birth of St. John the Baptist. In Greece, the celebration of this day was connected over the centuries with 2 particular customs; the so-called “kleethonas” (<gr. «κλήδονας»>) and the jumping over open fires that are lit in the countryside. They both survive from […]

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Feel Santorini

Eleni was actually supposed to write this first post in our blog but she says she has no time (partially true) and no inspiration (what is this?). Usually she writes and I correct her. It seems that this time it’s going to be the other way round…! So, here I am trying to express with […]

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