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White domed church in Santorini, Greece
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Domes and donkeys: The best things to do in Fira, Santorini

Discover the best things to do in Fira, the main town on the stunning Greek island of Santorini, from sunset views and boat trips to delicious local food and drink. Santorini is Greece’s postcard island, with bougainvillea-strewn terraces, blue-doored…

A Santorini photo shoot with Flytographer
Travel tales

A Santorini photo shoot with Flytographer

Like a lot of people who love photography, I’m far more comfortable behind the lens than in front of it. In most photos I’m either wearing sunglasses or squinting – and I still dig out a five-year-old photo that…

Off-season in Ios, Greece
Travel tales

Off-season in Ios, Greece

My first trip to Greece was when I was 21 – a week’s package holiday in Faliraki in Rhodes to celebrate leaving university, with plenty of fishbowl cocktails and dancing on tables, a bit of sightseeing and a lot…

Temple remains at Olympia archaeological site, Greece
Travel tales

Ancient Olympia: Let the Games begin

Celebrity athletes, elaborate construction projects, political infighting – when you think about it the Olympic Games haven’t changed all that much since they first started in Ancient Greece. All the way from Olympia 776 BC to Rio 2016, the Olympics…