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Traditional Cycladic Christmas dishes

December 14, 2022

The 12 days between Christmas Eve and Epiphany have been associated with myriad local customs throughout the Cyclades – and one of their main roles was to strengthen family ties. This is where food enters. The traditional Cycladic Christmas dishes were one of the means through which the locals interpreted the events of the divine birth and the coming of the new year – and the best excuse to gather communities around the dinner table to reaffirm their connections.

Smack in the heart of the Aegean Sea, the Cyclades is not the typical winter wonderland you’d be normally inclined to spend the holiday season in. Yet Christmas and the New Year come with some wonderful age-old (and perhaps somewhat bizarre) traditions in which gastronomy plays a central role. Ever thought of going off the beaten path for the festive season? Here is what you’d be eating in Greece’s pearly-white islands.


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The best-hidden gems in Mykonos

November 22, 2022

Glamorous, excessive and cosmopolitan on the one hand; picturesque, authentic, and almost zen-like on the other. There is certainly more to Mykonos than meets the eye. Take the road less travelled, to discover an array of hidden gems in Mykonos that’ll leave you with fascinating stories to tell.


With mega yachts lining its harbour and a roll call of famous names invading it every year like an army, Mykonos is glitz and glam central. Yet its pristine beauty that first lured the bon-vivants and the jet-setters of the 60s is not altogether lost. There are still some hidden gems in Mykonos where the authentic island spirit remains very much alive and kicking and where the only soundtrack is that of the waves and the seagulls.

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An insider’s guide to Mykonos

October 18, 2022

Summer in Mykonos is all glitz and glam. Life in the winter is lovely – though much more calm and quiet and revolving around still surviving, age-old traditions. And summer and autumn – with the months at either end of both sides of the peak season the best time to visit, if you listen to the cognoscenti. Want more tips and advice about the much-storied island of the winds? Here’s our insider’s guide to Mykonos, so you’ll know what to bring, what to do and when’s the best time to do it on your next visit here! 

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