GREECE


A review of a luxury holiday in GREECE. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in GREECE, with Carmen Edelson.

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For your Honeymoon, choose the best Greek Island

For your Honeymoon, choose the best Greek Island

EUROPE, GREECE
When planning a honeymoon, your are overwhelmed with choices and at a stage when you really may not need it, as it probably coincides with wedding plans and arrangements. A hectic time for the bride and groom to be… A…
When planning a honeymoon, your are overwhelmed with choices and at a stage when you really may not need it, as it probably coincides with wedding plans and arrangements. A hectic time for the…
Top 10 Best Santorini Beaches

Top 10 Best Santorini Beaches

GREECE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Santorini offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean Sea. Most of Santorini beaches have the famous black volcanic sand and deep blue waters that any visitor to the island remembers. Some beaches have red or white sand with…
Santorini offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean Sea. Most of Santorini beaches have the famous black volcanic sand and deep blue waters that any visitor to the island remembers. Some beaches…
Pelekanos – Santorini Restaurant Oia

Pelekanos – Santorini Restaurant Oia

EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, GREECE
In Oia Santorini, we noticed a small sign while walking along one of the picturesque, narrow sidewalks.  It pointed to Pelekanos, (in English “Pelican”) an upstairs bar/restaurant. It does not look like a restaurant from the entrance.  Since it was…
In Oia Santorini, we noticed a small sign while walking along one of the picturesque, narrow sidewalks.  It pointed to Pelekanos, (in English “Pelican”) an upstairs bar/restaurant. It does not look like a restaurant…
Canaves Oia Suites Santorini

Canaves Oia Suites Santorini

GREECE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS
Santorini is one of those dreamy islands; people want to stay forever watching the breathtaking sunsets and white cliffside buildings.  Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites offers a wonderful getaway with a feast for the eyes and the other senses. These 17th century canaves…
Santorini is one of those dreamy islands; people want to stay forever watching the breathtaking sunsets and white cliffside buildings.  Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites offers a wonderful getaway with a feast for the eyes and…
Fish Tank Pedicure in “Kissingfish” Spa, Santorini

Fish Tank Pedicure in “Kissingfish” Spa, Santorini

GREECE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Wandering the streets of Santorini we came across a Fish Spa called “Kissingfish“.  I had seen these in the media and had always wondered what a “fish pedicure” might feel like.     Living in Florida. we wear open toed shoes most days.…
Wandering the streets of Santorini we came across a Fish Spa called “Kissingfish“.  I had seen these in the media and had always wondered what a “fish pedicure” might feel like.     Living in…
Sites to See in Athens Greece

Sites to See in Athens Greece

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY TOURS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SITES TO SEE
Athens has been on my bucket list for ages.  When I found out that TBEX was holding its Europeon conference in Athens I signed up immediately.   Knowing that my time was limited in Athens, I signed up for a…
Athens has been on my bucket list for ages.  When I found out that TBEX was holding its Europeon conference in Athens I signed up immediately.   Knowing that my time was limited in…
You Snooze You Lose

You Snooze You Lose

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY HOTELS
One of the difficulties of flying to Europe is the arrival at the crack of dawn after an overnight flight. Wouldn’t it be nice if you arrived and got to check into your hotel as soon as you arrived? Here’s my latest adventure on…
One of the difficulties of flying to Europe is the arrival at the crack of dawn after an overnight flight. Wouldn’t it be nice if you arrived and got to check into your hotel as soon as you…
My Top 5 Favorite Destinations

My Top 5 Favorite Destinations

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY CUBA VACATION, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, SPAIN
There are some places I’ve been that have stayed with me more than others, which are impossible to forget.  When I travel I collect memories.  Memories that will stay with me for many years.  I expect that the snapshots of these travels…
There are some places I’ve been that have stayed with me more than others, which are impossible to forget.  When I travel I collect memories.  Memories that will stay with me for many years.…
Lake in Melissani Cave – One of the World’s Cleanest Lakes

Lake in Melissani Cave – One of the World’s Cleanest Lakes

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY TOURS, SITES TO SEE
On the eastern side of the island of Kefalonia in Greece there is a sunken lake called Melissani Lake,  Melissani Cave, or Cave of the Nymphs. Melissani Cave is named after the nymph, Melissanthi.  Melissani cave is located about 2 km northwest from the…
On the eastern side of the island of Kefalonia in Greece there is a sunken lake called Melissani Lake,  Melissani Cave, or Cave of the Nymphs. Melissani Cave is named after the nymph, Melissanthi.  Melissani cave is…
Mykonos Greece – Where to Go, What to See

Mykonos Greece – Where to Go, What to See

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
I had always dreamed of Mykonos, the beautiful blue water with the white houses lined up on the hilltop with their beautiful blue doors.   It was with this lifetime of expectation that we sailed into our third stop on the Splendor of…
I had always dreamed of Mykonos, the beautiful blue water with the white houses lined up on the hilltop with their beautiful blue doors.   It was with this lifetime of expectation that we sailed into…