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The Top 7 Romantic Honeymoon Destinations According to JJ’s House

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The Top 7 Romantic Honeymoon Destinations According to JJ’s House

After all the wedding stress is over and done with, most couples want some time to relax and celebrate the start of their marriage, hopefully over a romantic honeymoon.

Taking the time for a honeymoon is one of the best ways to let your hair down and spend some much need quality time with your new partner. But before you jet off into the sunset to make unforgettable memories with your soul mate, you have to decide on the best destination.

Perhaps you’ve always known where you want to go on your honeymoon, but if you’re someone who has no idea at all, we’ve chatted to Jessica from JJ’s House, for her picks on romantic honeymoon destinations you’re sure to love, no matter what season or time of year.

These are some of the most beautiful and picturesque places in the world. If you’re already married, why not plan an anniversary trip, or even a second honeymoon!

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10 of the World’s Most Stunning Tourist Islands

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10 of the World’s Most Stunning Tourist Islands

When it comes to stunning islands, we are fortunate to live on a planet where we’re spoiled for choice. From the Greek Islands to some 7,000 that form the Philippines, paradise islands inhabit all corners of the globe.

And whether you’re satisfying a craving for adventure, or searching for a potent Caribbean rum, there are plenty of options that will make you feel worlds away from the urban craziness you’ve traveled to escape.

The following are 10 of the world’s most stunning tourist islands. Leave us a comment at the end and weigh in on your favorite island experiences around the globe.

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Greece on a Budget: Frugal Travel Tips for Making Greece Cheap

Posted by on 5:52 pm in Blog, Budget Travel, Greece | 26 comments

Greece on a Budget: Frugal Travel Tips for Making Greece Cheap

Traveling on a budget may be easy for some, but to many people this can be quite challenging. But when it comes to Greece, you’ll be pleased to know that you don’t have to resort to wild camping to travel on the cheap. All it requires is some proper planning.

Greece is an incredibly popular tourist destination, though despite this, the country has taken a hit economically, and travel here is incredibly cheap. When compared to other European destinations, it is a bargain and it gives you an array of things to do on a small budget.

If you are looking to visit Greece, here are our favorite frugal tips to get you started.

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The Best Restaurants in Mykonos

Posted by on 2:12 pm in Blog, Food, Greece | 27 comments

The Best Restaurants in Mykonos

There are many reasons to include Mykonos in your Greek itinerary. Besides the music, the party atmosphere, the colour of the water and the sky, and the amazing elite villas set atop hills overlooking the Aegean, there is also a food scene that will blow you away.

Lobster, sausages, onion pie, and freshly-caught fish are some of the signature dishes every traveler should try when visiting Mykonos. So, whether you wish for tavernas serving feta cheese and baklava, or eateries whose menu is specifically catered for light eaters, there are many great finds.

Now, if you are wondering where to start this culinary journey of all five senses, here are some recommendations. The following are our favorite restaurants in Mykonos.

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An Introductory Travel Guide to Santorini

Posted by on 11:01 am in Blog, Greece | 22 comments

An Introductory Travel Guide to Santorini

I first stepped foot on Santorini for my honeymoon. I had promised my wife the most romantic destination on earth, and all research pointed to Santorini; one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, and easily one of the most stunning in the world.

From cobblestone streets to stark white homes with colorful blue domes, straight from the front of a postcard, there is no shortage of things to do and see when you’re on this Greek island.

To kick start your research for putting together a Santorini trip, we have put together an introduction to the island.

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Four Places Worth Visiting in Santorini

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Four Places Worth Visiting in Santorini

As your ferry approaches the port of Santorini and you watch the island getting closer and closer, it’s easy to believe that you’re sailing into the view of one of Alfred Sislay’s idyllic paintings.

On the southernmost border of the Aegean archipelago, Santorini is not only considered to be one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, but one of the most stunning in the world.

Once you set foot on the island, Santorini will take you on a trip into its past: it’s here you’ll come face to face with the ancient Minoan civilization and the magnificent frescoes it left behind, the grand and fearsome eruption of its volcano and the huge caldera that’s still marveled at by thousands of tourists each year, and of course, its beautiful re-birth as one of the most picturesque places of this Earth.

These are the four top places to visit while you’re there.

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Where to Lose and … Find Yourself in Greek Mykonos

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Where to Lose and … Find Yourself in Greek Mykonos

The Aegean Sea has been characterized by many as the heart of the Mediterranean and has been commonly linked to colorful mythology, tales of pirates and fishermen, and, in recent years, as the hot-spot of cosmopolitan summer party life for island-hoppers.

Among the family of the Aegean islands however, stands one in particular which is perhaps its most precious jewel: Mykonos beams effervescently due west and it’s certainly not shy at showing it.

Being the favourite destination of vacationists worldwide, Mykonos has become synonymous to beautiful, luxurious and vibrant vacations. But Mykonos is so much more than what the eye meets: it’s actually the ideal place where you can lose yourself on its surface and also find it in its depth.

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Island Hopping: 5 Tips for Planning a Trip to the Greek Islands

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Island Hopping: 5 Tips for Planning a Trip to the Greek Islands

With 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian Seas, island hopping is a popular way to experience Greece.

And as the main characteristic of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture and tradition, this is a great adventure for the people who love discovery.

If you’re dreaming of an island hopping adventure in Greece, the following tips will help you plan it out.

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7 Reasons Why Mykonos Should Be Next on Your Bucket List

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7 Reasons Why Mykonos Should Be Next on Your Bucket List

When it comes to a Greek holiday, Mykonos is an island that gives you a bit of everything. Not only does this glamourous island have sizzling weather nearly all year round, but with its mix of party atmosphere and family-friendly amenities, Mykonos is a holiday destination that everyone can enjoy.

Even better, despite its St Tropez meets Ibiza reputation, this little island won’t break your bank account to visit. Intrigued? Here are 7 other reasons why Mykonos needs to be on your bucket list.

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Hidden Film and TV Destinations in Europe

Posted by on 7:22 am in Austria, Blog, Book & Film Reviews, Croatia, Greece, Italy, UK, World | 22 comments

Hidden Film and TV Destinations in Europe

“Stop!” he yelled at me from across the courtyard. “Yes, you!”

“Show me your student card! How did you get in here? The school is closed today. You’re not supposed to be here!”

The ironic thing was he actually looked like Vernon Dursley and was about to have a palpation that I had snuck past the guards.

The many colleges of Oxford University were closed for orientation day, and tourists were being turned away as students passed through the gates. Though I hadn’t traveled from Australia to see my Harry Potter trail go cold, and as an 20 year old employing the idea that if I didn’t look suspicious, they wouldn’t have reason to stop me, I walked myself straight through the gates.

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