A Season of Anticipation: The Glorious Build Up to Greek Easter

April 8th, 2018|

Easter in Greece (Pascha) is a whole season, one that for many people already started on Clean Monday, a day of kite flying that signals the beginning of Sarakosti – the forty days of fasting to spiritually prepare for Easter. It’s a period that takes us

Easter on the island of Santorini, Greece

February 2nd, 2018|

Easter is an important celebration all over Greece but in Santorini traditional customs revive that period, making Easter even more popular. Preparations for Easter include white-washing the houses and yards, decorating the churches with flowers and cooking various delicacies. In particular, women bake tsourekia (brioches)

First stop Santorini. Next stop… the Boutari winery

December 26th, 2017|

Boutari Winery Santorini The Boutari Winery, with its distinctive white dome, first operated in 1989, and has played a leading role in the viticultural development of the island. The Boutari Winery is filled with the magical aura of the island of Santorini and promises to

Santorini beaches, Vilchada, Monolithos, Perrisa

December 16th, 2017|

Vlichada beach Santorini Vlihada is perfect for those looking a calm and quite beach, as usually it is not as crowded as the other beaches around Santorini. The landscape is fantastic as the yellowish volcanic cliffs make an antithesis with the dark sand and the