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The Principality of Mykonos – what’s hot, cool and new for 2017

  Mykonos continues to deliver every year, it takes huge pride in improving its offerings summer after summer, and the young new mayor of Mykonos  fights the good fight for stray dogs, beach licenses, rubbish collection and traffic control. The poor, bankrupt, state owned airport with its missing letters and rationed loo paper, (ridiculous on … Read More

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Where to go in Greece in 2017

We didn’t feel we could compete with world events for your attention until now, but following some grumbles that we have not been keeping you updated, here is our news round-up  to help you choose your perfect island in 2017 Man up and brave the water Greek airport traffic  was at an all-time high this … Read More

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The 6 New Summer Hotspots: 2016 Holidays in Greece

Everyone seemed to go to Greece in 2015, and it looks like they had a great time as 2016 is set to be just as busy! We really suggest early booking to get the best places. Looking forward to next year, these are the places we’re most excited about:   Paxos This small jewel in … Read More

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Milos – the different island

Milos is different, and I really can’t believe that it has taken me so long to discover it. I am so thankful we have a house there to show you, and I am desperately looking for another one as we want to share this lovely island with you. I have one in my sights that … Read More

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Antiparos revisited

Women, as all Greek men know, cannot drive. When they therefore have to reverse onto the little ferry deck of the Paros-Antiparos ferry, the shortest ride in Greece, and the one that affords the deepest insights into the gender war, any good Greek sailor knows he has to shout  “Left, left, LEFT, right RICHT RIGHTRIGHTRIGHTISAID, … Read More

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Paros in a new light

The Five Star Greece Inspection tour hits Paros.  accompanied by our new Parian colleague Dimitris, whose enormous family seems to run Paros,  and is  clearly the key to the island. People wave and smile as we pass by. “I am beginning to feel like the Queen” I say.  Dimitris gently puts me in my place “The … Read More

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Client reference part 2 – Gary’s further adventures on Andros

Dear Ileana,   I had no intention of starting a blog, but I couldn’t resist telling you about more drama. And yes, I have had a lot of wine with our fantastic lunch. The food has been unbelievable. Yesterday we went all Greek. What a feast, and how the girls do that for 19 people … Read More

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A client reference to share with you – Gary’s adventures on Andros … part 1.

I disapprove of publishing guest book comments or client feedback –  I mean who would  ever publish one that said “The villa was nothing like what you described, the beaches were dirty and your service sucks”  And why would any of you believe  the rave review from  “Mrs M”  when for all you know she … Read More

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The News from Ithaca

Let’s start with the bad news; the bad news is that the scheduled ferry services to Ithaca have made such losses over the last few years, that no-one wants to run the ferries, and the government is too poor to subsidise them, so getting to Ithaca by car is almost as much of an epic … Read More

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Five Star Ios

Like a young girl who misbehaved when she was 17 and has been given funny looks and avoided ever since, Ios sits,  largely avoided by   “those who know”,  half way between Mykonos and Santorini, connected to both, but unvisited  and resigned to an unjust fate – The party scene on Milopotas beach which was … Read More

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What’s new on Mykonos

Sometimes, the prospect of inspecting villas on Mykonos is less alluring that you might think –  another white house with driftwood mirrors, no bedside lights, a pool and  pergola with  built-in barbecue, a dark basement room masquerading as a “guest suite”  and  an owner telling you proudly that she or he doesn’t need a/c as … Read More

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