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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

Yummy Pedals: Bicycle tours on Mykonos

Looking to experience an alternative side of Mykonos? A bicycle tour is an excellent way to explore the island’s hidden gems and to go beyond the beaten paths which have gained tremendous popularity over the years. 

We sat down with Dimitra Asimomyti, the brainchild of Yummy Pedals to learn more about how she started with the bicycle tours on Mykonos and her love for the island. Continue Reading…

Manto Mavrogenous: Mykonos War Heroine

On a normal summer day in Mykonos Town, Manto Mavrogenous Square buzzes with activity. Taxis queue up, cafes serve their guests and tourists unknowingly walk right past a statue of one of Greece’s finest heroines. A woman who dedicated her life to free Greece from Turkish rule. Continue Reading…

Top Secret Beaches of Mykonos

There are the glamorous beaches on Mykonos, where the celebrities and  crowds mingle under the glistening sun, enjoying the glorious blue skies and the mesmerizing waters of the Aegean Sea. Don’t get us wrong we love them. However, there is the other side to Mykonos, a side that only locals really see. The top secret beaches of Mykonos are unexpected hideaways, and remain under the radar. Continue Reading…

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