During your stay on the Greek islands, you may witness the sight of a local fisherman seemingly beating the life out of an octopus on the side of his boat, or on a rock. He is in fact initially ‘tenderising’ the animal by breaking down the cells to expel as much water as possible. To […]

Extended Season

Being in the southern Aegean, the tourist season on the islands of Kos, Rhodes and Santorini extends into most of October. So for those who prefer more Western European summer temperatures, the islands are a perfect holiday destination at this time of year. Whilst the weather is less reliable than in July, August and September, […]

We Listen to Our Readers

As our prime aim is to offer the most comprehensive and accurate guide book to Santorini, we are constantly accessing and developing the book’s content in response to the feedback we receive from our readers. When we designed the format of the ‘A to Z Guides’, we were careful to address all the wishes expressed […]