Mykonos Restaurant Tip: The Greco Philia Restaurant & Bar

Greco Philia Restaurant

  Perched on a steep hill at Elia Beach, with breathtaking views, sits The Greco Philia Restaurant & Bar. A lunch, aperitif, or dinner at this restaurant guarantees food with character. Since I stayed at the Greco Philia luxury boutique hotel, I got to sample multiple dishes. Their Mediterranean menu is ‘Greek fare with modern […]

Hotel to Heart: Greco Philia Hotel Boutique in Mykonos

Greco Philia Mykonos

During my vacation on Mykonos, in the first week of June, I stayed at the Greco Philia Hotel Boutique on Elia Beach. Perched on a steep hill overlooking the sunkissed waters of the Aegean Sea, it is the perfect luxury escape. The hotel consists of 30 luxury suites and villas, some with private pools or […]

Mykonos Favourite Beach: Elia Beach

Mykonos beaches are famed all over the world. Most popular are the party beaches Paradise and Super Paradise where you get to rub elbows with celebrities and dance to the tunes of international DJs. But these two beaches aren’t necessarily the best beaches on the island. Moreover, they are anything but family-friendly, loud, and overcrowded. […]

5 Reasons Why I Love Greece

With my recent trips to Santorini and Mykonos still vividly in my mind, and my trip to Athens+Mykonos 2 years ago as a treasured memory, I can honestly say that Greece has stolen my heart. I can’t wait to go back and discover more of this amazing and versatile country. Despite the differences between the […]

5x Mykonos’ best bits outside the party zones

Mykonos mills

Although Mykonos is not the most beautiful Greek island, it certainly is one of the most popular ones. Known for its beautiful sandy beaches, party scene and gay-friendly atmosphere, the island is a favourite among many Europeans and Americans. So it might come as a surprise to you that I actually go there to relax and […]

Jetting off to the sun

Cote d'azur

Today I’m jetting off to the Côte d’Azur again. You might remember I was there a year ago, and blogged about Saint Tropez, Monaco, Grasse and Hotel Sezz. This year I’m going back to cosmopolitan Saint Tropez, to use it as a base to explore the Var region. I’m going to explore Grimaud, Ramatuelle, Le Lavandou, Hyères, […]

Barefoot Bliss at the San Giorgio Mykonos Hotel – part 1

When you drive up towards the San Giorgio Hotel on the Greek island Mykonos, and enter the gate, it doesn’t feel like you are arriving at a hotel. Instead, it feels like you are arriving at a friend’s villa. The bright white blocks are surrounded by rustic stone walls that blend in with the typical Greek […]

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