The sun kiss on your skin.
Welcome to The Beach Muse, I’m Sophie! A few years ago, I decided to move away from Paris and started a new life in Greece. I now find myself in Zürich where I enjoy the long summer days by the lake, while still going to the Mediterranean at every opportunity I get! I love travelling and exploring new cities through the lens of my camera. On my blog, you will find travel stories and tips to inspire you to visit the Mediterranean and help you make the best out of your trips. Enjoy!
Greek cuisine: what’s the difference between souvlaki, gyros and kebab?
There you are, sitting in a charming little Greek tavern in the middle of Monastiraki, ready to order a delicious Greek sandwich that you've been salivating over for days. Suddenly, the menu arrives and with it, an endless list of dishes: souvlaki, gyros, kebab and
12 stunning beaches near Athens, Greece
A day by the sea is definitely the best way to cool off during the long, hot summer days in Athens. Many people I know are surprised to hear that there are beaches nears Athens, but yes! No need to travel to the Greek islands to find fine sand and turquoise sea: the beaches in Athens will surprise you with their natural beauty.
10 rooftop bars you must visit in Athens!
If Athens is well known for its vibrant culture, it's partly thanks to its many rooftop bars that offer an experience that can't be found anywhere else: breathtaking views, cocktails with unique flavours, impeccable service, music for all tastes, and above all, that unique Athens atmosphere that makes you fall under its spell!
What not to do in Athens, Greece: 15 common tourist mistakes!
First time visiting Athens, Greece? While you will have an amazing time wandering through the historical sites, eating divine food and enjoying the city’s numerous rooftops, there are a few things you should know about the capital before setting foot in Athens. Here is what not to do as a first-timer in Athens, Greece!
Parga, Greece: a charming and colourful village in Epirus
Parga is a charming seaside resort with colourful houses located on the coast of the Epirus region, in western Greece. Built on a hilltop, Parga has a vibrant atmosphere, excellent food and lush beaches. It is close to many of Greece's interesting sites, which makes it the perfect place to settle and discover the west coast!
Beach bag gift ideas: 20 items for the perfect set!
Summer days are coming and beach baskets are the perfect gift to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. Here is a list of 20 beach bag gift ideas to create a lovely set and make a memorable gift! At the end of this article, you will also find a selection of cute beach bags.
Kea (Tzia), Greece: A Complete Travel Guide
The island of Kea in Greece, also known as Tzia by locals, is particularly popular among Athenians, many of them have a second home on this charming island considered one of the treasures of the Aegean Sea. As the first island of the Cyclades and the closest to the Greek mainland, it is easy to go there for a weekend away from the noise and bustle of Athens!
What to do while tanning: 12 ideas!
For those of you trying to get a beautiful, deep and long-lasting tan, you might be spending a lot of time under the sun and wondering what to do while tanning! While there are some moments when I enjoy doing absolutely nothing except relaxing while sunbathing, there are times when I can’t stay in place without doing anything! So let me share with you today the things I like to do while tanning.
Top 15 beaches in Corfu, Greece
Pebbles, sand, rocks, peacefulness, never-ending parties… Corfu is home to dozens of beaches, each blessed with a unique atmosphere and natural beauty. Whether you are visiting the island with your significant other and looking for a romantic cove or travelling with children and in need of a safe, shallow beach, Corfu has it all. There is no shortage of options when it comes to beaches in Corfu!
20 best things to do in Corfu, Greece
“Kerkyra, Kerkyra, me to Pontikonisi…” Let the famous Greek song introduce you to the beautiful island of Corfu and make you dream about two of its main attractions, Paleokastritsa and Pontikonisi. With its pretty landscapes, laidback lifestyle and numerous secret coves, it’s no wonder Corfu has been the muse and home of hundreds of artists like Rena Vlachopoùlou throughout the years!