Agios Ioannis Kastri

Mamma Mia we’re in for a climb with the next sight seeing stop . . . we’re heading to the tiny chapel of Agios Ioannis Kastri. Made famous for being the little church in the Abba inspired film Mamma Mia – it’s where the high octane matriarch Donna (played by the ever marvellous Meryl Streep)Continue reading “Agios Ioannis Kastri”

Panagia Evangelistria

The Monastery of the Annunciation, commonly known as the Evangelistria Monastery, is a monastery dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary which sits on a hillside some 4 km north of Skiathos town. The monastery was founded in 1794 by a group of Kollyvades monks, who had left the monastery of Mount Athos afterContinue reading “Panagia Evangelistria”

The great escape!

It finally happened! After nearly TWO WHOLE YEARS of not being allowed out of the country, in September 2021 travel restrictions were finally lifted and we were out of the UK like a shot! Heading for a fortnight’s Greek island hopping. Starting off in Skiathos then ferry boating to the smaller islands of Skopolos andContinue reading “The great escape!”

Kioni – Kefalonian perfection

We’ve nearly come to an end of our Kefalonian adventure, from way back in 2019 (when we were allowed to travel – sigh) And there’s no better place to end than in the picture postcard perfect Greek paradise of Kioni. Its glorious waters are just too tempting and we both have a wonderful splash aboutContinue reading “Kioni – Kefalonian perfection”