Don’t go during the very offseason in Santorini.
A lot of amazing accommodations are not opened. A lot of amazing restaurants are not opened. The weather can be terrible – frosty and cold while raining, making the cobbled pathways slippery and uncomfortable to walk in. Sometimes, it hails at night. It’s pitch black during the night. A lot of shops aren’t opened.
Yet again, perhaps due to these reasons we had cheaper accommodations and flights. Perhaps that’s why Santorini seemed like it belonged to us, as there were no other tourists to fight with. Continue reading Offseason In Santorini
Similar to the Paris post, this trip was done a year ago. In fact, the Paris trip was a side trip from my couple of days in London. The point is, it’s been a while and again I may not have the full details of this trip. What I do remember vividly however, is arriving at about 5:30am to my hostel, hoping the sun would come out at about 8-9am, only to wait till 4pm before it appeared, before it quickly hid itself again at 6pm. It’s official – I do not like the weather in London during the winter. Raining everyday… Dates I travelled: Dec. 29, 2013 to Jan. 7, 2014. Below are a couple of useful tips and pictures along with descriptions for some of them. Continue reading Celebrating the New Year in London