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Windmills of Mykonos: The History of a Landmark

In Mykonos, the wind blows all year-long. This is the reason why its windmills have become the island's iconic landmark.

The Island of Mykonos Throughout the Millennia

Mykonos is undoubtedly one of the most famous Greek islands. Known for its lively parties and beautiful beaches, the island also has an incredibly fascinating ancient history. Somewhat surprisingly, the party paradise was also an international hub in ancient times...

Massive “Odyssey of the Seas” Cruises in Mykonos, Santorini

"Odyssey of the Seas," one of the largest and most luxurious cruise ships in the world, docked on Thursday at the port of Mykonos. It is believed that it is the largest cruise ship that has visited the cosmopolitan...

Why Are There as Many Churches on Mykonos as There Are Families?

Why is the Greek island of Mykonos home to so many churches, chapels, and monasteries?

Mykonos Airport Renamed after Heroine of the Greek Revolution

The newly refurbished airport of Mykonos will be renamed Mykonos-Manto Mavrogenous after the heroine of the Greek Revolution, it was announced on Tuesday. The initiative of the Municipality of Mykonos started in March 2021 on the occasion of the bicentenary...

Tsabouna: Mykonos Bagpipe in Danger of Becoming Lost Art

The Mykonos bagpipe called Tsabouna played in for centuries lost recently one of its musical maestros with the passing of Dimitri Koukas.

How You Can Do Mykonos on €60 a Day

Despite its reputation as a luxury spot, you can actually go to Mykonos and enjoy what the island has to offer for a mere 50-60 euros a day.

Mykonos vs Santorini: The Ultimate Battle of the Greek Giants

Mykonos and Santorini are the absolute giants when it comes to a holiday on the Greek islands. Pictures of the two islands are often on the cover of tourist guides to Greece, while  the names of famous people who...

Manto Mavrogenous: The Heroine of the Greek Revolution

Manto Mavrogenous dedicated her life and her fortune two centuries ago to Greece so the nation could be free and independent today. On March 25th, Greece celebrates its 201 anniversary of the rebellion against the Ottoman empire and the world...

Why Greek Island Houses Are Blue and White

World famous destinations like Mykonos and Santorini are immediately recognizable in photos thanks in part to their distinct architecture. Influencers love taking pictures in front of the islands' whitewashed homes and blue accents and doors. But why are Greek...