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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

Mykonos in Mythology

Like other destinations in Greece, Mykonos has its own special stories in Greek mythology.  Still admired and told today, the Greek myths associated with Mykonos answer the question of how the island formed and where it got its name. Continue Reading…

20 + 17 Things We Love About Mykonos

As the year comes to a close, we want to share why we think Mykonos is the best Greek island.

 Things We Love About Mykonos 

 Our blog is dedicated to showcasing Mykonos in all its diversity, beauty and energy.  Each post has been special to share: a wonderful story, local expert advice or inspirational ideas.

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 To end 2016, we have complied our list which encompasses the best ideas and inspiration behind our posts.  We are looking forward to 2017.  So, here are 20 + 17 Things We Love About Mykonos.  Continue Reading…

Weaving Traditions on Mykonos

Once upon a time, Mykonos was a weaver’s island. More than 500 looms clacked away every day across the landscape. Today, the weaving traditions on Mykonos are almost extinct. There are only two active weavers remaining. Nikoleta Xidakis is one of them. Continue Reading…

The Cozy Corners at Villa Hurmuses

When on holidays everyone needs some alone time. To calm down, unwind and simply give your mind the room to wander. At Villa Hurmuses you will find plenty of cozy corners which will help you escape. Here is a sneak peak on what you can do while holidaying in your private villa on Mykonos.  Continue Reading…

Mykonian Mosaic Art

Mykonian mosaic art is a unique form of art you can admire at one special studio in Mykonos Town.

 Mykonian Mosaic Art 

With all its beauty and inspirational landscapes, Mykonos continues to attract artists and art lovers from all over the world. There are many ways to see Mykonos with an artistic eye and one way that is truly unique is through mosaic art.

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Antiparos

A great excursion from Mykonos is Antiparos. It’s a little island with a lot of charm.

Excursion from Mykonos: Antiparos

Antiparos is a Cycladic island next to Paros, its larger sister island. Both Paros and Antiparos have the same architectural look as Mykonos. Think whitewashed cubist homes, buildings and churches dotting a rocky landscape. Continue Reading…

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