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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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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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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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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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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