Olive feta & ouzo

A life of food thoughts and photographs on faraway shores
Welcome, I'm Amanda Settle

Welcome, I'm Amanda Settle

Join me on a journey into middle age as I experience life on a Greek island. With my husband, I'm exploring and getting to the know the cultures, food and languages that we find along the way. Follow us and bring a small piece of the Greek lifestyle into your home.

On The Blog

Celebrating 6 Years on a Greek island

We have reached the 6 year point in our Greek island adventure. I can’t quite believe it’s been 6 years since we stepped off a plane with 3 cats in tow. Now here’s a chance to celebrate with us.

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Veganuary food for thought

Veganuary. A different way of looking at the way we fuel our bodies and care for the world around us and how it’s given me vegan food for thought.

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Thinking of Eleni

Thinking of Eleni… The small island we live on was rocked recently by the violent death of a young woman. Her body was found on Fokia beach, the last small cove between Pefkos and Lindos.

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Out & About

Experience the Orange festival on Rhodes

One of the larger festivals on the island and happening outside the tourist season, the orange festival is a traditional local festival. Free to enter, go with a group of friends and enjoy the atmosphere. Always popular with locals and expats coming from all over the island to help celebrate the orange harvest.

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Tried & Tested

Veganuary food for thought

Veganuary. A different way of looking at the way we fuel our bodies and care for the world around us and how it’s given me vegan food for thought.

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Olive, Feta & Ouzo

A travel & lifestyle blog with a focus on expat life. Written and photographed by Amanda Settle. 

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