Which Greek Island should I visit?

There’s a lot of Greek Islands out there – some are party islands, others are family resort islands. Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect to find on some of the more popular islands.

The Cyclades Islands are the group of islands I hear brought up most often when people talk about Greece. These include Santorini, Mykonos and Ios.



Best for sunsets, quad biking, shopping, water activities and hot springs.

Santorini has everything – stunning views and beaches, delicious food, snorkelling, hot springs, and quad bike rental shops on nearly every corner. Santorini is the island most likely to suit everyone’s taste and it was the very first Greek Island I visited. read more

Wander the medieval streets of Tallinn

When I told people I was going to Estonia, I was commonly met with blank stares. “Where’s Estonia?” they’d ask. “What can you see there?”

If you’ve never heard of Estonia before – here’s a quick geography lesson. Estonia is part of the Baltics, which includes Latvia and Lithuania, and sits right next to Russia. Estonia faces the Baltic Sea and it’s capital Tallinn is only a short two hour ferry ride from Finland.

For a small capital, Tallinn has a lot to offer if you know where to look and it’s a worthwhile stop while transiting to and from Helsinki, or from Latvia’s capital city Riga. read more