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Getting from Athens to Santorini: An Insiders Guide to the Most Affordable Ways to Travel

Getting from Athens to Santorini: An Insiders Guide to the Most Affordable Ways to Travel
01/05/2017
Flights from Athens to Santorini (Thira) Let's first begin by looking at the flight schedules and airlines which are offering the most affordable times and rates. There is Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines. Now, some of you might know this already, some of you might not. This is pretty much the same airline that offers flights not only from Athens to Santorini but to other destinations in Greece. One bought out the other, essentially.  Now, you can book flights on either site. They both have 9 flights going out each day. This is during the peak seasons. We like to call them the "high seasons."...
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The Top 5 Santorini Attractions for Sightseeing

The Top 5 Santorini Attractions for Sightseeing
16/04/2017
There are so many things to see, do, and experience during a visit to Santorini, but there just isn't enough time to fit them all in. Even if you are planning an extended stay, there will most likely be something you missed this time around. To make it easier to choose, outlined below are the top 5 Santorini attractions to get in some good sightseeing when you're on the island. Oia, Is Full of Delight Anytime, Day or Night Oia is without a doubt, one of the most iconic areas of the island with its unique architecture and white buildings. Just walking through the village will give you a...
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The Top 10 Santorini Beaches – So Many Choices, So Little Time!

The Top 10 Santorini Beaches – So Many Choices, So Little Time!
12/03/2017
What sea vacation is complete without some time on the beach? Santorini, Greece has many different kinds of beaches to enjoy. Here you will find something for everyone. " Red Beach " One of the more famous and recognizable beaches of Santorini, it is aptly named for the surrounding red rock formations. The beach is small in comparison to others, but the dark sand and towering cliffs give it an overall intimate feeling. " White Beach " This little gem is just up the coast from Red Beach. White cliffs provide some shade and the beach is speckled with black and white pebbles. You could find a...
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What to Do in Santorini, Greece – 5 Amazing Tours You Will Never Forget

What to Do in Santorini, Greece – 5 Amazing Tours You Will Never Forget
20/02/2017
There really is something for everyone to do on the island of Santorini. Whether you are visiting for a day or planning an extended trip, booking a tour or two is definitely the best way to make sure you get the most out of your time. Are you interested in learning about the history and what to do in Santorini, Greece? Maybe you want to see places that are a little less traveled. How about a day on the water? If there is something you really want to do, there is probably a tour that includes just that. There are many tours to choose from, ranging from relaxing and slow-paced to exciting and...
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The Best Places to Capture a Timeless Photo of the Santorini Caldera

The Best Places to Capture a Timeless Photo of the Santorini Caldera
11/01/2017
It’s no secret that Santorini is home to one particularly amazing landscape formed by centuries of volcanic activity and tectonic movement. You have undoubtedly heard about the Santorini Caldera and how you must pay it a visit, but what exactly is it? The caldera is the site of the largest volcanic eruption ever recorded – the Minoan Eruption. It occurred in the 1600s and left the island of Santorini in ruins. Today, most of the caldera is  under water, but thanks to surrounding islands you can still get a feel for the immense size of the ancient volcano. Get Ready for Some Epic Scenery...
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Santorini Boat Trips: What to Expect on the Water

Santorini Boat Trips: What to Expect on the Water
26/12/2016
When trying to decide what to do during your vacation in Santorini, be sure to spend some of it on the water. After all, Thira is an island. There are many wonderful things to discover during Santorini boat trips on and around the island; you just have to decide what you'd like to do and see. Even if you came here by a cruise ship, sailing around the island will get you access that a cruise ship can't. Some places are only accessible by boat, so to get the most out of your stay, hop on one of the daily sailing tours to see something new. Choose Your Own Adventure As for sea excursions, there...
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The 4 Most Romantic Tours in Santorini

The 4 Most Romantic Tours in Santorini
15/11/2016
Santorini, Greece is one of the most beautiful places to visit on the Aegean Sea. Many couples venture to the island for a romantic getaway, and rightly so. There are breathtaking views around every corner and many quaint establishments offer a place for an intimate moment. When you and your loved one consider the island of Santorini as a vacation destination, keep in mind that there are many romantic things to do. Sightseeing, enjoying a meal, and watching the sunset together are just a few fun activities guaranteed to ignite that spark. Here are 4 romantic tours in Santorini for every...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Santorini Volcano

Everything You Need to Know About the Santorini Volcano
03/11/2016
Certainly one of the Aegean Sea's magnificent wonders, the Santorini volcano should be towards the top on your must-see list of things to discover when you're on the island. Santorini has a rich past, the discovery of which began in the late 1960's and is still going on today. The Santorini volcano has been a big player in shaping the area into what it is today, physically and culturally.  For a brief introduction, we'll start with a little history about the land formation and then get into a few suggestions about how to get the most out of a tour. A Volatile History Santorini was once home...
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3 Great Santorini Tours for Backpackers

3 Great Santorini Tours for Backpackers
29/09/2016
Thanks to booming tourism, the island of Santorini has become a vacation hot-spot and is full of fancy hotels, resorts, and gourmet restaurants. This hardly sounds like it would be backpacking-friendly, but have no fear; there are still plenty of options to enjoy the island on a budget, even when it comes to touring. A Few Quick Tips for Choosing a Tour When researching Santorini tours, a few things to look for are: 1) transportation included in the price, 2) duration of the tour, and 3) the guide(s). If transportation is included, you won't have to worry about finding your way through a...
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Time on Santorini

How to Get the Most Out of Your Time on Santorini
19/08/2016
When you chose Santorini for your get-away destination, you knew it was going to be amazing. You have probably read about the many things to do on the island and all the places to see. There are a large number of places to stay, many restaurants at which to eat, and a seemingly endless list of activities to participate in. Whether you are stopping for a day off the cruise ship or plan on staying a little longer, the number one thing to experience is a tour around the island. Some Tips to Make the Most of Your Santorini Trips 1. Plan ahead of time – Planning what you will do every day you are...
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