Dazzling Zia

Continuing our exploration of some of Kos’s mountain villages we’re making a beeline for Zia. Set on the mountain side of Dikeos, Zia is surrounded by scented pine forests and stunning vistas. Essentially it’s a tiny village with shopping streets lined with boutique shops and traditional souvenirs. If you’re after snaps of a more traditionalContinue reading “Dazzling Zia”

Mountain villages

Hiring a car we’re off to explore the mountainous interior of Kos for a few days now. First on our trip is a visit to the Monastery of Agios Ioannis. This stunning little building is a revelation at the end of a non-descript road. This tiny gem is covered from floor to ceiling with colourfulContinue reading “Mountain villages”

Agios Stefanos Beach

Up bright and early we’re off to the well known Agios Stefanos Beach, stopping to admire some traditional church architecture in Kos town first though. Agios Stefanos Beach is a stunning stretch of postcard perfect sand that has the added attraction of actual ancient ruins at the water’s edge. Alongside the stunning turquoise waters, theContinue reading “Agios Stefanos Beach”

Marvellous Marbella

Last trip of our Spanish holiday now, a return to the lovely little town of Marbella. Despite it’s reputation as the go to place for vacuous reality stars it’s actually a wonderful place. Its beautiful old town is crammed full of character, whitewashed walls and splashes of hot pink bougainvillea draped across every surface. AsContinue reading “Marvellous Marbella”