7 July 2017

My Greek Trip Highlights || Girl vs Greece

This isn't going to be your regular travel post. As I mentioned in this post I hate travel posts. So, I'm going to find my own unique spin on them. I've done quite a bit since I first landed in Greece. I won't go into too much detail here, but I've got some highlights from an island I visited, called Crete, as well as some pictures taken from a village, which means I get to strike more things off my summer bucket list.
You know that saying 'A picture is worth a thousand words'? Well, I agree with it, just not right now. I've captioned some of the pictures to provide you with more insight into the story behind the shot.
The view to the right of this light bulb was absolutely incredible. I was right beside the sea. Albeit the sunset was an incredible shot, I thought this was pretty cool, too!



This sunset was one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. Every surface, from glasses on the table to  reflections in windows glistened orange.


I am all for a good posing once in a while. As you can probably tell, that's what's happening here. 



Can we all just take a moment to appreciate the 'on point' co-ordination that's happening in this shot? The bag is from River Island.


I went out to a sea-side cafe a few weeks back. I saw this serendipitous set-up at a table next to me. Hoping that my neighbouring coffee drinkers wouldn't think I'm a creep, I snapped up these two shots  (excuse the pun).




This restaurant not only has the cutest interiors, but it just so happens to make the perfect 'interiors' for my stomach- food! They make the best gyros in town.



Exhibit A: Gyro from Zahoulis

Carpe Diem means "Seize the day" in Latin!

Waffle anyone?
Lucky for me, this delicious chocolate conception was accompanied by a view to die for. 




This may be my favourite photo yet! There's something about it that makes me fall involve with it each time i see it.





More posing... because why not?





The Three MusCATeers







I got this apricot coloured piece from River Island and I adore wearing it. It makes me feel confident and ready to take on the world.

This traditional bag was given to me by my Aunt in Greece. It's a piece made with love, in Crete.

This was definitely a different post for me. But, I feel that you're more caught up with my 'galavanting around Greece'.

Till next time-
Steph
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24 comments

  1. These pictures are amazing!

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    1. Thank you Nabila!
      Blogging has altered my mind to constantly carry around a camera and be ready to shoot any unusual shots that come my way!

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  2. Aaaah this makes me miss Greece a lot. I almost forgot how beautiful it is. The sunsets, the water, the landscapes... maaan I miss it. your photos are beautiful, congrats on making me jealous haha.

    Amy;
    Little Moon Elephant

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    1. Hahah, that was not my intention. I hope you have the opportunity to go back sometime!
      Greece definitely has beauty!

      Thanks Amy!

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  3. awww I'm so jealous, Greece is so beautiful!
    And you look very pretty on your portraits!

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    1. Thank you, C!

      I feel very confident lately. I think it's the summer- and it's showing in pictures!

      I really appreciate every comment you leave me, C!

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  4. The three best things about Greece are the people, the food and the sunsets. I've been before but these make me want to go back so bad!

    AHHH thanks for refreshing my memories! xx Nikita

    BLOG//Jasmine Loves

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    1. I hope I was able to bring back delightful and special memories!

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  5. This photographs are beautiful!

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  6. Aww no, gal, don't hate travel posts because this one you put together was fab :) I LOVE travel posts and could scroll through them for hours. But I do need some substance and advice too. I wouldn't say no to a cheeky little getaway to Greece. It's such a beautiful country and every island is unique in its own way.
    xox Nadia
    www.mielandmint.com

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    1. Thanks for the confidence booster, Nadia!
      Every island is definitely very much it's own. I love that there's SO much to see and do in Greece.- between the mainland and the islands.

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  7. All of these pictures are absolutely gorgeous and have me itching for a beach vacation! Also, orange is DEFINITELY your color - you look amazing!

    xx Fiona

    New England Gothic

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    1. I would have never considered orange to be my colour, but maybe it's something I should consider!
      A beach vacation sounds like a good idea to me...

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  8. Loving every single one of these pictures! Crete is such a pretty island! Just two weeks ago I spent 48 hours there! :D

    xo Noor

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    1. AH! What did you see/do in Crete?

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  9. These photos are beautiful! I love that you did something a little different - I want to go to Greece so much. The jumpsuit you have on in the last few is gorgeous too! Sophie x

    www.sopharsogood.com

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    1. Thank you, Sophie!
      I hope you get come to Greece someday!

      The jump suit was quite an impulsive buy- but one that I'm most definitely not regretting!

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  10. SO FUN!! It looks like you had such a great time! I love all of your pictures. And that restaurant is super cute!

    xo

    Bobbi

    http://www.bobbihearts.com/

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    1. THAT RESTAURANT MAKES SUCH GOOD FOOD. If you ever find yourself in Athens, you NEED to go there!

      Thanks Bobbi!

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  11. Your photography is stunning - especially the ones of the sunset xx

    Alice // The Rose Glow

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  12. That photo of the light-bulb is so cool and Crete looked amazing! Did you only holiday in Crete or did you visit other Greek cities as well? This look astounding! It makes me reflect back to my last holiday abroad...😥

    Ps: Apologies if the commentary is later on-I am beginning to slide back into my blogging habits as I only begun re-blogging last week.

    #sweetreats xx www.bakingboutiquebirds.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I've stayed in Athens the whole time and then ventured out to islands.

      Comments are welcomed any time! No problem!

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