Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece – Sustainable Luxury

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Sani Hotel Resort which is located on the Kassandra Peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece to attend the Sani Festival of Jazz. The multi-award winning resort is a 5 star hotel complex offering its guests everything required for a relaxing holiday within its grounds. It is a hotel village offering 4 separate accommodations including …

Mount Athos, Greece – Holy weekend, abstinence and hospitality

I do not claim to be a spiritual person and probably the most profound thing discovered by my friend Ed and I during our visit to Agion Oros, the ‘Holy Mountain’ was that it is easier to give up women for a weekend than pockets! There is however something very special about the Greek monastic peninsula which protrudes proudly into …

Monastery at the end of a Greek rainbow

This intense rainbow was a special treat provided after sitting under a gazebo during two heavy rainstorms while visiting the Mylopotamos Monastery on Mount Athos, Greece. It almost appeared to be my reward for enduring the heavy rain. Immediately after the storms subsided the air seemed much clearer and alive, the rainbow was the ‘icing on the cake’. A little …