Crete through a lens

I love a photo diary and since picking up my new Olympus Pen ELP7 I’ve enjoyed snapping a lot more than I did with my bigger DSLR camera. I wanted to share some of my favourite shots and a couple of great things that we did during our little Cretan adventure in this mini photo diary.

The buildings in the old town of Rethymno are super beautiful against the blue-sky backdrop.

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3 out of the box things to do in Crete

During our recent visit to Rethymno, Platanias and Chania in Crete we did some pretty awesome things. We’re not the usual sit around the pool holiday-makers. Of course, we love to relax but we also love to get out and so some fun and exciting activities that we can’t do at home. Here are three of the best things to do if you ever venture to north Crete!

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Travel: Kassiopi Photo Diary

I wanted to do a blog post on my trip to Kassiopi and I’ve already done a little review on my amazing hotel which I 100% love. You can find that here if you’re interested in taking a look! I also did a quick post last year about 5 things to do in the town so I didn’t want to do that again so I’ve settled on a photo diary because, as they say, a picture paints a thousand words!

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My Top 5 Holiday Style Essentials

I spend a lot of my time in denim, black, white and navy with a sprinkling (OK, a bucket load) of Breton stripes. This is my usual wardrobe but when I head abroad to warmer weather I like to mix it up a bit with some jazzy prints and something a bit more exciting. These are my top 5 holiday pieces from my holiday just gone.

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Melina Bay Hotel Review; Kassiopi, Corfu

If you’ve been following me on Instagram you’ll know I’ve just come back from a week long Greek escape on the island of Corfu. Specifically, we stayed in Kassiopi, a tiny little harbour town on the East side of the island. We visited here last year and decided to venture back as it’s such a beautiful place and we wanted a surefire amazing holiday location.

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My Boden Dream Holiday Wardrobe

According to me it’s not too early to be thinking about my holiday wardrobe. Hands up if you’re tired of hiding your toes away in ankle boots and shielding your legs from the sun in black skinny jeans. I’m with you! Anyway, to bring a little sunshine into our lives we booked out summer holiday to Greece and I immediately starting thinking about what I’d packed away into my ‘summer box’ and got very excited. This them prompted a little bit of online browsing, naturally, and I’ve come up with a complete holiday capsule wardrobe from the lovely lot at Boden.

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#ileftmyheartin Kassiopi – Greece

There’s always somewhere that you visit on holiday that completely steals your heart and you never want to leave. It could be because of the scenery, the location, the busy city life, the calm beaches, the food, anything can make you leave your heart on holiday. Enter, GetYourGuide’s #ileftmyheartin competition where I could have the chance to win an amazing city break and you could too, check out the competition, it ends on 28th January.

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5 Things To Do in Kassiopi – Corfu

I’ve just come back from an amazing week’s break in Greece. We stayed in Kassiopi, Corfu which is near the top of the island. Here’s a few things that I’d massively recommend doing whilst you’re there or in the surrounding areas.

1. Eat at The Three Brothers / Old School Taverna
This is THE best restaurant in Kassiopi for sure! Look at that prawn linguine, it was amazing. Also, a large glass of wine here works out at around £1.70 a glass, pretty good if you ask me. Another really nice place to eat is Tavernaki – their baked feta is the one.

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