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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

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…

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…

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