Travel rewind: Sarakinko Beach on Milos, Greece

People say Sarakinko Beach on the Greek island of Milos is the closest you can get to standing on the moon without leaving earth. The blindingly white sand has been hardened into ghoulish shapes over years of being whipped by the brisk maltemi winds. The ever-present winds on the beach are so deafening that you cannot have […]

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Travel rewind: Antiparos, Greece

My post last week about how to backpack through Greece got me reminiscing about one of our favorite islands: Antiparos. Paros’ little sister island, Antiparos is a short ferry ride from the bigger, more well-known island. Antiparos offers everything Paros does, but on a quieter, more low-key scale. All of the white-washed, bougainvillea-covered Greece you want […]

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Camping in Greece: Antiparos and Milos

If you’ve followed my travels then you know how much I love camping…and yet when my husband suggested we camp a few nights in Greece I wasn’t having it. I had already agreed to pack two weeks’ worth of clothing into my carry on-sized backpack. The thought of squeezing in camp gear as well sounded crazy. I gave the idea […]

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