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  • 2D/1N Backpacking Athens Without A Tour (Part 1) : Arrival In Athens Via Ryanair & Taking The X95 Public Bus From Athens International Airport – Syntagma Square

            My sister and I spent 2 days and 1 night exploring the historical city of Athens, Greece before flying off to the beautiful island of Santorini. Despite our short time in Athens, the city is by far, my favourite European city or travel destination apart from Santorini. Before going to Athens, […]

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  • 3D/2N Backpacking Santorini Without A Tour (Part 9) : Memories Of Oia, Sightseeing In Fira & Delicious Chillbox Greek Frozen Yoghurt Ice-Cream

     The morning after we visited the Black Sand Beach of Perissa, my sister and I packed our belongings and checked out of our room before 12pm. Read my review of our Captain’s Budget Studio for 2 at Maryloujohn Villas (Part 1) here and (Part 2) here. John was kind enough to allow us to store […]

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  • 3D/2N Backpacking Santorini Without A Tour (Part 8) : Local Bus Ride From Fira To Perissa & Our Amazing Time At The Black Sand Beach (Mesa Vouno, Ruins Of Ancient Thira, Little Mermaid Rock & Sunset By The Beach)

     Perissa is famous for its black sand, crystalline waters and wooden deck chairs with straw umbrellas lined up neatly along the beach for visitors to enjoy. The beautiful beach paradise is one of the must visit beaches in Santorini. Other notable beaches on the island are the Red Beach, Kamari, Perivolos, Vlychada, Agios Georgios, Cape […]

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  • 3D/2N Backpacking Santorini Without A Tour (Part 7) : A Scrumptious Greek Lunch With Breathtaking View at Skala Restaurant, Oia

    What better way to enjoy Santorini’s breathtaking caldera and Aegean Sea view than to savour delicious authentic Greek dishes? During our exploration on the terraced cliff in Oia, my sister and I came across several restaurants and taverns that serve good Greek food with an accompanying breathtaking view for guests to enjoy. 😉   Charming Skala […]

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  • 3D/2N Backpacking Santorini Without A Tour (Part 6) : A Spectacular Sunset And Blue Hour From The Old Castle & Finding The Iconic Three Blue Domes Postcard View In Oia

    What’s a trip to Santorini without taking that iconic postcard shot of Santorini, featuring the famous three blue domes in Oia? With that thought on our heads, we set out on a mission to locate the very spot of that iconic landmark in Oia, besides discovering the wonderful sights Oia has in-stored for us. 😉 […]