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A Greek Odyssey: Honeymoon Bliss

Wednesday 13 December 2023

A Greek Odyssey: Honeymoon Bliss

As a newly married couple, we wanted our honeymoon to be a fairly short journey from home, but also give us an option of exploring different destinations within our 2 week stay.

Our journey began on the idyllic island of Santorini, a romantic haven known for its sunsets and iconic blue-domed churches. Walking through the narrow cobbled streets of Oia, we felt the warmth of the local hospitality and savoured traditional moussaka and souvlaki in charming tavernas overlooking the caldera. The breathtaking views from our cliffside villa were the perfect backdrop for unwinding after the hustle of wedding preparations.

Next, we set sail for the island of Mykonos, where the energy of the nightlife met the serenity of beautiful beaches. Wandering through the streets of Mykonos Town, we discovered quaint shops and cafés, immersing ourselves in the island's lively atmosphere. Our days were spent sunbathing in the sun on the sandy shores of Paradise Beach, and our nights dancing under the stars at beachfront clubs.

The final stop on our Grecian trip led us to Crete, a captivating blend of ancient history and natural beauty. Exploring the archaeological marvel of Knossos, we marvelled at the Minoan civilization's remnants. Balancing cultural immersion with relaxation, we meandered through olive groves and sampled local delicacies in the charming villages of Chania.

Reflecting on our two-week journey, we found the perfect harmony between leisure and exploration. Greece, with its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and warm hospitality, provided the ideal backdrop for our newlywed adventure. As we boarded the plane home, hearts full and memories etched in our minds, we left Greece with a promise to return, knowing that our honeymoon had set the stage for a lifetime of shared adventures.