Santorini needs little Introduction, especially as beautiful Greek Islands go. In fact, I’d go as far in saying it’s probably one of the most iconic Greek islands to visit. Honestly, there are so many amazing and some of the best things to do in Santorini that you’ll be spoilt for choice as soon as you … Continue Reading

As far as Greek holidays go, it’s probably safe to say that the islands (and some of the bigger cities in-land) tend to get most of the attention. Everyone wants (or has) that amazing photo of Santorini, Mykonos or Athens and very little spare a thought for some of the more rustic parts on the … Continue Reading

There are so many reasons why we all travel – to see the sights, to spend time with loved ones, for work, to relax… the list goes on and on. One of our new-found favourite reasons to travel is to drink wine. Okay, fine, it’s more than drinking wine – you also get to learn … Continue Reading

There’s no beating around the bush here, Metéora is a stunning and completely unexpected find in the typically beautiful country of Greece. Thing is though – have you every heard of Metéora? I’m sure we all have pre-conceptions about what Greece actually is, right? The crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, the history in Athens or … Continue Reading

Over the course of the past year, we’ve not so secretly been gigging as guest blogger for Bravofly. It has been so much fun writing for this amazing company and even better still when they sent us on the trip of a lifetime across Italy this year on a 3-wheeled rickshaw! I’d so wanted to do … Continue Reading

Hands down, Santorini is one of my favourite Greek destinations and probably one of the most ‘well-known’ out of the hundreds of tiny little islands that blanket the Aegean Sea. The island itself has some of the best scenery and pretty little towns that perch onto the high cliff edges of the volcanic caldera, it’s a truly … Continue Reading

Santorini is an absolute traveller’s delight! The colourful houses, picturesque sunsets, beautiful villages and amazing weather all make for an amazing idyllic getaway from the stress of daily life. In addition to all of these, one of the biggest draws to Santorini, which I guess sometimes get overshadowed by its beauty, is the yummy Greek … Continue Reading

Greece is an incredible country to explore. I mean, the climate, food, friendly people make it a perfect place for a holiday. Though Greece is vast and it can be quite difficult to actually nail down exactly where to visit, especially when it comes to the best Greek islands to visit.   That being said, the … Continue Reading

It’s at the opposite end of the island from the capital, it’s not really got a lot of shops and houses and you’d be hard-pressed to find hordes of tourists milling around here but Akrotiri in Santorini is one of the places you should definitely visit in Santorini and here’s why! 1.) The Ancient Grecian … Continue Reading

I’ll keep it short and sweet here. I was looking through holiday photos from our trip to Santorini when I came across this set taken by Chris. We’re all super competitive with each other when it comes to taking photos but part of all that is giving credit when it’s due and so we figured … Continue Reading

The day after we had our sailing trip across Santorini, there was one thing that we all had on minds that all wanted to to – climbing that mountain in the middle of the Caldera! The very next day, we headed out to Fira and got our tickets to do just that! First things first … Continue Reading

2014 was the year that Hand Luggage Only was truly born! Lloyd and I started toying with the idea of Hand Luggage Only back in 2012 after travelling around at every opportunity possible and accumulating quite a lot of travel photos so after a bit of “to’ing” and “fro’ing” we finally decided to go for … Continue Reading

See if you can spot Lloyd in one of these… (Photos taken in Samos, Greece)

Just realised I hadn’t put up the photos of that place we called home while we were in Santorini so here are the photos of the villa we rented while in Santorini… Don’t know if it was a great idea putting these photos up as it’s currently freezing in London and making me so nostalgic … Continue Reading