Author Archives: Eleni

CAA Greece: International and domestic flights during the new lock-down

If you have planned a trip to Greece during November, the new lock-down is making travel a more complicated than we have hoped for. Here are some details on what flights are allowed, domestic and international, as well as what papers and tests need to be completed before the flight. The Civil Aviation Authority has […]

10 things to do in Santorini while social distancing

My Santorini. Our Santorini. The Greek island that has been so loved by travellers all over the world is a very different island this summer. For us, and for those who first visited Santorini decades ago, this year is magical. Sure, there are problems and worries and uncertainty. But there is also time and space […]

How the Greeks (used to) do it: We are half way till Christmas!

As the months are passing without us realizing during this pandemic, we are already in the midst of summertime! All we can think about though today is the Christmas holidays! In Greece, officially, Christmas celebrations last for 14 days. But it is the unofficial little daily traditions that matter in the winter! When people in […]

Prime Minister of Greece announces the reopening of Greek Tourism from Santorini

The Prime Minister of Greece, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, held a press conference yesterday (13 June 2020) officially announcing the reopening of Greek tourism from the island of Santorini. Mr. K. Mitsotakis talked about the methods the government followed to battle the coronavirus pandemic, his hopes for the present, the summer of 2020, and also the […]

Covid19 – Santorini: How will hotels operate during a pandemic?

With Greek tourism market opening its doors on the 15th of June, the tourist sector has started preparations to finally open for the summer season 2020. With a full list of new directions for health and safety protocols announced, there are still a lot of questions regarding the way businesses will operate safely. Of all […]

What makes Greek Summer so precious? (video)

Greece is already in the bucket-list of most travelers. Every country offers something different. A different culture, different food, different things to do or see. Every country also advertises itself, to stand out and attract more visitors. The Greek Ministry of Tourism has been launching campaigns to communicate all the unique and diverse aspects of […]