Greece has begun to reopen for tourism and is currently one of the most tempting places to visit for a European summer. Don’t be tempted to head to the most popular resorts, however. The pandemic is ongoing, and it would be sensible to visit some of the country’s more remote islands.
Whether you are seeking an idyllic holiday swimming in crystal clear seas and watching magnificent sunsets, looking to discover ancient ruins or just relax why not discover some of the lesser-known yet beautiful Greek islands.
Having recently returned from a blissful retreat to Santorini, I’m now a fully-fledged convert to a relaxing beach getaway. The Greek islands are just as idyllic as further-flung tropical retreats. Read on to discover the perfect Greek island getaway for every kind of traveller.
We may not be travelling much at the moment, but there are better ways to use these strange times than to mope and wallow. In between taking staycations and exploring your own country, take the time to plan those trips that you’ve always dreamt of taking. Planning a bucket list adventure takes time – something we currently have a lot of. Create a spreadsheet, dedicate a notebook, get pinning on Google Maps and start saving images of the places you want to visit on Pinterest or Instagram. Here are five bucket list trips that you should start planning for now, to build excitement for when travel opens back up.
Over-tourism is becoming a huge problem all around the world, fuelled social media and the affordability of flights, these heavily visited areas are struggling to cope with the influx of visitors. Many of these destinations simply don’t have the infrastructure to cope so try visiting alternative destinations.
Jumping around the Greek Islands in the off-season is for those intrepid travelers who love to fly in planes instead of grabbing ferries, for souls chasing their own space away from tourist hordes and the individuals that really don't want to put