Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, Jackie Kennedy, Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Grace Kelly, Leonardo Dicaprio, Paris Hilton, Gerald Butler, Adriana Lima…Name dropping is the easiest thing to do when referring to Mykonos. For ever since the ‘60’s, when the aforementioned Greek shipping tycoon rocked up on his megayacht along with his opera diva, everybody who’s anybody, has holidayed at least once in the notorious island of winds.
White washed cube houses built next to and on top of one another, iconic windmills, red and blue church domes, vivid, almost fluorescent flowers everywhere. Endless, sandy beaches, classy boutiques and some of the world’s most famed bars, clubs and restaurants.
The 14th of February marks the celebration of Saint Valentine’s Day. This is a day popularly dedicated to lovers and to love, since according to tradition and myth, Valentine is the Patron Saint of couples. But who was Saint Valentine?