Hotel in Mykonos

Hotel in Mykonos: Hermes Mykonos Mykonos is not a large island but can be difficult to travel around by foot and taxis are rare and expensive!  We stayed in Hermes Hotel in Mykonos, a 4 star hotel situated a 10 minute walk from the town. It is conveniently also only a few minutes from the…

Things to do in Mykonos

Things to do in Mykonos There are so many great things to do in Mykonos. We were having a fairly relaxed holiday so you can certainly fit more than I did in. Boat Trip with Chios Yachting There are so many great things to do in Mykonos! We booked a day trip with Chios Yachting…

Restaurants in Mykonos

Restaurants in Mykonos Before visiting Mykonos, I was told how expensive it was. Living in London this is something I am used to so you just need to do your research. The restaurants in Mykonos that I set out below range from high end fine dining to local cafes where you can get a lunch…

Bars in Mykonos

Bars in Mykonos Mykonos is renowned for its awesome night life, mainly in the form of beach parties! As we visited in October, the official party season was over. That said, we managed to find one beach party still open a numerous bars in Mykonos serving fantastic cocktails. 180 Sunset Bar 180 sunset bar in…

Restaurants in Heraklion and Amoudara

Restaurants in Heraklion Set out below are restaurants in Heraklion and restaurants in Amoudara, where we stayed. Natur Elia Natur Elia is a lovely cafe with views of the port and a large outside area. Great rose wine, good for a snack and decent prices. Appenon Ohaeon  We found a lovely local restaurant down a…

Things to do in Heraklion

Things to do in Heraklion One aspect about Crete that really stood out to me was the friendliness of the locals who were so helpful, smiley and welcoming. Set out below is an idea of things to do in Heraklion for 4 days. Heraklion City Centre We went on a 2 hour free walking tour…

Hotel in Amoudara, Crete

Hotel in Amoudara We stayed approximately 5km from Heraklion in Amaroudra in a family run hotel called Hotel Georgia. The hotel’s motto is “come as tourist and leave as a friend” and this was spot on. The staff from so friendly and helpful! They assisted with booking a trip by email before our stay and were…