Mykonos, Rhodes, Symi and other islands

I have written a travel book about nine Greek Islands. It’s available here – https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00DR300NY This is a journey through Mykonos, Rhodes, Symi, Patmos, Samos, Syros, Paros, Tinos, and Delos. It’s a short book, easy to read, giving the essential history of the islands and some of their sights.  

Mykonos

This is an excerpt from the book Travels through History : 9 Greek Islands , newly available on Amazon. It may seem strange to include Mykonos in a book about history, but there’s plenty of things of historical interest to see on this lovely island. In Mykonos town, there’s a Folklore Museum, an Archaeological Museum, and aContinue reading “Mykonos”

Delos

This is an excerpt from the book Travels through History : 9 Greek Islands , newly available on Amazon. Delos is the reason the Cyclades have their name. The other islands in the Cyclades form a circle around Delos. Delos is a sacred island and the reason for that is Zeus.   On a more human level,Continue reading “Delos”

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set to be powered by renewable energy

Island hopping in Greece’s Dodecanese

Rhodes and Kos are the Dodecanese’s big names, but this new island-hopping trip focuses on the archipelago’s smaller gems, where visitors may have the gorgeous beaches to themselves

Greek island holiday guide: the Argo-Saronic islands and Kythira

These Greek islands south of Athens make a great holiday on their own, or a relaxing extension to a city break. Andrew Bostock picks the best places to eat and stay, and things to do on and off the beach

Greek island holiday guide: the north-east Aegean

This disparate group of islands stretches from the Greek mainland across the Aegean to the coast of Turkey. Many remain off the beaten track to foreign visitors but reward them with deserted beaches and excellent seafood tavernas.

Postcard from Patmos: ‘Come to Greece on holiday and don’t be afraid’

Most tourists who visit beautiful, unspoilt Patmos come back year after year. And they are still coming, for this is an island seemingly immune to the economic crisis, as Matthew Kneale discovered on holiday this week