Friday, 13 June 2014

GREECE'S HIDDEN GEM

Island of Kea. Photo: Huffingtonpost.com




By Marisa Churchill
Pastry Chef and Author, 'Sweet & Skinny'
A mere breath away from Athens lies the small Cycladic island of Kea. It's often overlooked by its more prominent siblings, Mykonos and Santorini. Kea does not reveal its secrets easily. It's more an island for Greeks to visit, rather than an island that tourists seek out. But it's one of my favorite islands. If you take the time to get to know her, you will discover that this quiet island holds many hidden treasures worth exploring.
In Kea's crystal blue waters lies the wreck of the Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic. It's a favorite destination for diving enthusiasts. Kea is also home to a variety of hiking trails, Oak tree forests, and secluded beaches. 
Below is a list of my favorite places to visit on the island. Read More