Karpathos blogs

Read our blogs about Karpathos

Kalimera and what about our blog about Karpathos. On this page we have collected all the blogs. We tell you about the nicest places, most beautiful beaches, tastiest restaurants and activities.

You will also find practical tips, personal blogs and information about buying a house on Karpathos.

In short, everything about Karpathos is on this blog. Enjoy!

All our blogs about Karpathos

Boat trip on Karpathos | Apella en Kyra Panagia

Boat trip on Karpathos | Apella en Kyra Panagia

As you may know if you follow my blog, I have just returned from a week on Karpathos with friends. It was their first time on the island so I showed them as much as possible. A boat trip could not be missed this week on Karpathos! In this blog you can read more about...

Kato Lako | The hidden gem of Karpathos

Kato Lako | The hidden gem of Karpathos

I have been visiting Karpathos for 14 years now and still every year I discover new places. Last week I went to Kato Lako beach with Vincent for the first time. When we arrived, we immediately thought the same thing: the most beautiful beach we have seen so far…!...

A day trip from Karpathos to Kasos island

A day trip from Karpathos to Kasos island

Yesterday we took the boat to Kasos island for the first time(!). The plan had been on our list for a long time, but every time the holiday was over and we had not been there yet. So yesterday it was high time: a day trip to Kasos. In this blog, we will take you...

5x Why we wanted to buy a (second) house on Karpathos

5x Why we wanted to buy a (second) house on Karpathos

At the end of 2017 our dream came true! We made an offer on a house on Karpathos and in early 2018 the house was officially ours. Why were we so eager to buy a house on Karpathos? In this blog you will read our reasons why we seized this opportunity with both hands!...

Kalo Pascha! | How the Greeks celebrate Greek Easter

Kalo Pascha! | How the Greeks celebrate Greek Easter

Easter is already over for us this year and the Greek Easter is yet to come. But that is not the only difference. Nowadays, Easter for us is mainly a day off and dinners with the family, but for Greeks it is the most important celebration of the year. How Greek Easter...

This is why you should go island hopping in Greece

This is why you should go island hopping in Greece

Forget backpacking in Asia, why not go island hopping in Greece? Beautiful weather, friendly people and the beaches are comparable to the Maldives. Why Greece is the perfect destination for backpacking (especially for women!), I tell you in this blog. Veiligheid One...

The best spots for snorkeling on Karpathos

The best spots for snorkeling on Karpathos

Snorkelen op Karpathos is prachtig, maar sommige strandjes zijn interessanter dan de ander als het om hun onderwater wereld gaat. Ga je voor het eerst naar Karpathos? Dan is dit lijstje iets voor jou. Vandaag deel ik mijn favorieten plekjes om te snorkelen. Apella...

Authentic Olympos | 100% worth a visit on Karpathos

Authentic Olympos | 100% worth a visit on Karpathos

This holiday, we finally made it to the traditional village of Olympos on Karpathos. How it was I tell you in this blog. Where is Olympos? Olympos is located in the very north of Karpathos, about 1 hour drive from the capital Pigadia. Olympos is a village where the...

Hotspots | 4 cocktail bars you should visit in Karpathos

Hotspots | 4 cocktail bars you should visit in Karpathos

I love drinking cocktails on holiday! Sitting at a bar, with a perfect view and a cocktail is the ideal image of a holiday. On Karpathos there are several places where you can enjoy cocktails. We share our favourites with you in this blog. Skala bar This cocktail bar...

Kipos restaurant on Karpathos | Idyllic dining in a Greek garden

Kipos restaurant on Karpathos | Idyllic dining in a Greek garden

Kipos is a very nice restaurant in Arkassa on the west coast of Karpathos. By the way, did you know that Kipos means 'garden' in Greek? And that is exactly where you imagine yourself to be when you eat at Kipos. Kipos is situated opposite the Popi Studios apartment...

6x Free activities to do on Karpathos

6x Free activities to do on Karpathos

There are lots of free activities on Karpathos that you can do while on holiday. In this blog I will share my 6 tips with you. Enjoy! #1 Kali Limni The Kali Limni is the highest mountain on Karpathos. From Volada you can walk up to it (1.5 hours +/- there and back)....

Public holidays in Greece

Public holidays in Greece

Public Holidays are extremely important to the Greeks. Whereas we in the Netherlands attach less and less value to certain holidays, the holidays are still very important to the Greeks. Below you will find a list of the official Greek holidays. Please note that on...