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.
If you find yourself in Greece during Easter expect something a little different. There’s very little chocolate in the shops and hardly any bunnies at all.
Easter here is a serious religious event with a week of events all centred around the church.
I’m an expat, I’ve got this, it’s what I do and what I enjoy. Being uncomfortable, not knowing where things are any how things work on a basic level is what makes me tick.
Everything has all gone a bit Durrell in recent months on the Facebook page, “Looking forward to a little bit of the ‘Durrell’ life” is what ‘S’ said when she volunteered to drop everything and come to the island. The first guest post from ‘S’ a wonderful friend who is house and pet sitting for us on the island of Rhodes.
More than just a flight from Rhodes to Istanbul this is an experience and a journey. I’m going for 4 months leaving behind family and friends, pets and a home. I’m going to work and explore, enjoy the next few months and share them with you.
Christmas comes with many different traditions around the world and many of those involve food. This year we were invited into the village bakery Γλυκές Αναμνήσεις (Sweet Memories) to find out all about the local Greek traditions of Christmas.
Christmas on Rhodes is very different to Christmas we’ve experienced anywhere else in the world. This year I’m going share daily images and a glimpse into what it’s like to be on a Greek island at Christmas.
Last year I decided to do an acts of kindness advent calendar. This year I’m doing it again and there’s a free copy for you to download. Don’t get me wrong I love the chocolate ones but having lived in parts of the world where you can’t get advent calendars it’s good to do something a little different.
Over the winter months, I’m going to be doing a series of posts about blogging itself, with advice on the different aspects of blogging.
This summer a few people I know have said they are ready to embark on their own blogs and I want to pass on as much as possible that I’ve learnt to help them and anyone else.
Many expats you’ll come across don’t like to be called expats. With the world in chaos around us it seems like a good time to a light hearted look at who we are. Revealed here are my list of the 17 types of expats you’ll find in Greece.
Meet some travel bloggers today and find out what they have to say about Generation X. A small but powerful generation that’s now at its peak, ranging in age from late 30’s to late 50’s. Some say we are the silent generation but we’ve very much come of age.
4 years ago we checked in lots of suitcases and 3 cats at Doha airport and began our Greek adventure. We had no idea how long the adventure would last. We thought maybe a year and then we’d be moving on. But, 4 years later and one more house move, we’re still here.