An Introduction to Olivolio Botanics Natural Greek Cosmetics: VLOG

Whilst out in Cyprus this year I was invited to the Charilaou Brothers warehouse in Nicosia to see the Olivolio Botanics Cosmetics range. The haircare and skincare products are made up of mostly natural ingredients including olive oil, argan oil, and all that good stuff.  Advertisements

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Olivolio Natural Greek Skincare Review

As many of you may know, I have had a life-long love affair with the olive. It features heavily in my diet and often makes an appearance in my beauty regime. So when I came across Greek skincare company Olivolio, I was very excited to be given the opportunity to sample…

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Hello from Cyprus! Family Holiday Vlog

Happy Sunday everyone! Today I am very excited to be bringing you my first ever official ‘vlog’ over on my YouTube channel. For those of you who might be thinking, ‘What on earth is a VLOG?!’ basically vlogs are more like chatty videos filmed on say different days or at…

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The Greek Stationery Edit

I have a slight obsession with stationery. I guess it started during my school years, when the ONLY good thing about returning in September was that you got to buy new notebooks, pens, folders etc. There’s just something so satisfying about purchasing a fresh set of matching stationery. It’s like…

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Cyprus JUMBO Toy Haul VIDEO!

Think Harrods has every toy a child could dream of? Think again! JUMBO is the largest network of toy stores in Cyprus and by large, I mean LARGE. There are stores in Limassol, Nicosia and Larnaca (our local store) and you simply cannot have a holiday in Cyprus without visiting…

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What’s in my GREEK Make-up Bag VIDEO! *AND GIVEAWAY*

Yiasas everyone! So today’s post and video is VERY exciting and I’ve been planning it for aaages. Not only am I showing off the contents of my GREEK make-up bag but YOU get the chance to get your hands on the BAG ITSELF AND IT’S ENTIRE CONTENTS by entering my…

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Top 10 Summer Greek Beauty Products

I’m always on the lookout for new Greek beauty products but some of them are difficult to source unless you buy them directly from Greece or Cyprus. Whilst out in Cyprus last month I came across so many different new items so I’ve selected a few and found where to buy them…

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My Greek Jewellery Collection VIDEO!

I had the idea for this video about a year ago and I am so excited to finally share it with you all! My Greek jewellery pieces are very different from the everyday baubles and bangles I usually wear so I thought it would be fun to show you What’s in…

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Specs on the Beach – New Glasses from Cyprus VIDEO!

Whilst in Cyprus last summer, my son snapped my specs in two and I was forced to purchase a couple of pairs of designer prescription glasses. This is the third time I have bought new glasses from Cyprus – the first time was when I was on a family holiday…

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What’s in my GREEK Handbag VIDEO!

So after many months of threatening you all with this video it is finally HERE!!! I finally got round to filming what’s in my Greek handbag back in August when I was away in Cyprus. At the time I was almost 8 months preggoes and was taking a sabbatical from the blog. So…

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Dimitri’s Big Fat Greek Christening!

So despite this month being all about weddings, I thought that a christening post would be just as appropriate. Back in November 2015 I brought you a post entitled Pip’s Big Fat Greek Christening. This gave you the lowdown on my first born’s official introduction to the Greek Orthodox Church and all…

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What to wear to a Greek Wedding: LOOKBOOK

So this post is something very different to my usual blogs and videos. This originally was going to be more of a comedy post about the outlandish outfits I’ve seen some guests wear to Greek functions. Then I thought that perhaps I should do a proper fashion post that could…

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Greek Wedding Traditions

The Greek culture is steeped in rich historical traditions and events. The Orthodox faith has strict regulations and rules detailing how traditions should be celebrated, although now of course many historical rules have been bent (and some completely broken) to accommodate the needs and wants of modern society.

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Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cyprus

I always see May as the start of wedding season – wedding season generally being the warmer months in the UK – from May until September. In Greece and Cyprus couples tend to favour the cooler months – end of September, October. So if you’re looking for a wedding in…

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Top 10 Greek Wines

Wine has always played an important role in the Greek culture. Naturally wine was invented by the Greeks…by the Greek god Dionysus in fact. There are many different Greek wines on the market these days and it can be hard to choose which one will best compliment your home-made moussaka…

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