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  • January 06, 2017

    The Advantages of Luxury Hotels vs. Airbnb in Mykonos

    At most of Mykonian luxury resorts, you can choose from various spa and pool options, private beach access, sunbeds, and pre-organized excursions that pick you up and drop you off from the main lobby. There are fitness centers, playgrounds for kids, and so much more.
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  • January 03, 2017

    The Top Travel Apps For Mykonos and Other Destinations

    With the rise of technology, printing directions, tickets and boarding passes are a thing of the past. Technology gives us amazing opportunities to speak with people across the globe, access to unique and local places and much more. Of course, we encourage you to download MyMykonos app to make sure you have the best possible time on the island, but we also recommend trying out the apps below to make your trip booking and organization as best as possible.
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  • December 29, 2016

    The History of Little Venice in Mykonos

    Little Venice is one of the most photographed landmarks on the island Mykonos. This special spot is full of bars and restaurants that provide the picture perfect view to watch the sunset. overlooking the beautiful sunset. Little Venice is an area that lines the waterfront with rows of 18th century fishing houses with balconies that look out to the sea. With its location build directly on top of the water, you can see how it resembles the Italian city of Venice, hence why it got nicknamed 'Little Venice.’
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  • December 25, 2016

    Petros the Pelican – Mykonos’ Official Mascot

    Petros The Pelican has been a staple and local celebrity in the Mykonos scene for years. The Pelican was adopted and given the name “Petros” as a joke between the locals "petro" in Greek means rock, stone but metaphorically Old and Grumpy. Most people wonder about how he got there and why he got so popular, so we figured we would give you his dramatic tale.
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  • December 23, 2016

    Traditional Christmas Mykonian Dishes

    Throughout Greece, the holidays are a very important time period full of cultural and religious traditions. One of the most important traditions, of course, is food, and these traditions vary from island to island. The streets in Mykonos are filled with the smell of sweet delicacies, baked goods, and cakes. These treats are equally parts delicious and symbolic, representing the hopes and dreams of the people for a good year to come. Here are some of the most popular foods and specialties made by the Mykonians for Christmas and the New Year celebration.
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  • December 20, 2016

    Christmas + New Year’s Eve in Mykonos Island

    Do you ever wonder how the other side of the world celebrates the holidays? Every culture and country is different, and that goes for mainland Greece and the Cyclades islands. In the holiday spirit of giving, we’re sharing the most popular customs, decorations, carols, myths and food from Mykonos. We invite you to try some of our customs in addition to yours!
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  • December 18, 2016

    The Top 10 Instagram Posts of MyMykonosApp in 2016

    We wanted to celebrate and say thank you for the 20,000 people who have joined our community and followed us this year. To help us celebrate, we're sharing our top 10 posts that you guys have liked the most. We have roamed and explored around the island to capture moments big and small in hopes of inspiring you to visit the amazing island of Mykonos next season.
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  • December 15, 2016

    The History of The Windmills

    It was in the 12th and 13th centuries that windmills appeared throughout Greece…over 600 of them have been installed on the Cycladic archipelago to be exact. From as early as the 16th century one of the most recognized landmarks of Mykonos have been the windmills and are an iconic feature of the island. Part of their allure is that the windmills can be seen from every point of the village of Mykonos.
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  • December 10, 2016

    How To Plan The Ultimate Party Weekend in Mykonos

    While Mykonos is for everyone, partygoers can celebrate life and well, party, in one of the most famous party destination islands around the world. We don’t want you to miss one party, so we’ve created a guide to help you plan out a crazy weekend on this crazy Greek island.
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  • December 09, 2016

    Top Travel Tips for your first time in Mykonos

    So, you’ve decided to book your (amazing) vacation to Mykonos this summer. Now you’re wondering what you should see, where you should go and when. Well, you’ve found the right spot for advice before you begin planning your perfect Mykonian vacation. We’re here to help guide you to give you the best experience on the island.
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