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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…

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…

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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Day Trip to Paros: Top Things To Do in Paros

Mykonos is one of the top visited islands in Greece: its unique location in the heart of the Cyclades makes it an ideal base for island hopping. Want to take a break from the beaches of Mykonos and explore the nearby islands? A day trip to Paros is something you might like to consider. From picturesque villages, rich architecture, superb beaches and gastronomic traditions — Paros is an ideal choice for all tastes and ages. Continue Reading…

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