Exploring the beach towns of Sithonia, Chalkidiki

In May this year, I spent almost a week exploring the beaches of Sithonia in Chalkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, alone.Β  Chalkidiki is a peninsula that has three peninsulas or fingers, namely Kassandra, Sithonia and Mt. Athos. Chalkidiki is easily accessible from Thessaloniki, an important, gorgeous waterfront city in northern Greece. It is a popular summer … More Exploring the beach towns of Sithonia, Chalkidiki

A slow, relaxed summer

This summer has been extraordinary. Warm weather unusually started in April, and has stayed ever since. Even though we’ve been having quite a bit of rain since a couple of weeks, the temperatures are usually around 20 degrees. Due to circumstances, this summer I’ve been mostly home. I need to save my precious annual leave … More A slow, relaxed summer

Slow life in Neil Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The second island destination on our week-long stay in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India was the smaller, and less popular Neil Island. A government ferry from Havelock jetty took us to beautiful Neil island in two hours. The government ferries, mostly used by locals are a cheap way of traveling between the islands, but … More Slow life in Neil Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Complete unplug in Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India

It was about two years ago, when I came across some blog articles by Indian travel bloggers that I follow, that my desire of visiting the remote Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India became stronger. To make it happen, I planned a trip with my boyfriend, his sister and her husband and my family in … More Complete unplug in Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India

Roses in Greece

When I spent a week in Greece a couple of weeks ago, my eyes and camera were in for a treat. Since it was mid-spring, flowers were blooming everywhere. Out of them all, I was most drawn to roses, and I was extremely pleased to see roses in a variety of colors while I was … More Roses in Greece