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Greece In A Nutshell: The Islands You Have To Visit

  It's that time of year again when most of us are getting itchy feet at our day job - spending our afternoons Googling dreamy holiday destinations rather than actually doing our work! There is something about the summer season that ignites the travelling flame in many people, and after long hours in the office, it's no surprise that so many of us crave a break. If you live and work ...

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(Book)mark! A round-up of the world’s most unusual bookshops

A few days ago, I wrote about two of my favourite bookshops: Atlantis Books on the island of Santorini, and Shakespeare and Company in Paris. This has since inspired me to do a bit more research into the worldwide 'indie bookshop scene' and I thought I would share some of the coolest links I came across: This slideshow features Flavorwire's pick of the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world, most ...

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Atlantis Books, Santorini: Literary Heaven on Greek Island Paradise

  I've decided to take a break from chronicling my trip preparations to tell you about a little gem I recently discovered in Ia (or Oia), one of the townlets on the island of Santorini, Greece.   The southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, Santorini is rightly famous for its volcanic cliffs and views of its sea-filled caldera, its beach resorts, spectacular sunsets, and its locally-produced white wines (well, a little ...

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