Europe Style Travel · August 1, 2018

Mykonos Town By Night

Having seen pictures of Mykonos, it’s cobbled winding lane ways- awash with vibrants whites, turquoises and hidden church’s- I could only imagine how beautiful the island was in real life…

It’s somewhere that has graced my Instagram feed about as many times as a cool new Realisation Par dress, and despite it appearing so regularly, in so many lights- the magic had yet to wear off.

And there we were- pulling up to the town a little after seven thirty- and seemingly just as the centre seemed to buzz to life with cabs, bikes and people arriving in sync. With boats bobbing and pulling in on the harbour and the sun getting lower in the sky- we wandered in to the midst of everything, in search of dinner and perhaps a couple of gelato spots on our list too.

There was something about Mykonos Town that reminded me of Venice. The bustle, the little overflowing streets- some with laundry, some with gizmos to buy. The street side restaurants with the clattering of plates and the passers by that inevitably stopped to eye up dinner as you sat down to people watch. It was busy, a little chaotic at times- and completely beautiful all at once. It’s exactly like you’d imagine it, and all for an evening I could have been Donna in Mamma Mia (just without the amazing hair and personality for spontaneity)…










It was only when going back through the pictures, that I realised how few I’d actually taken whilst wandering around the town. I had this attitude when we were there that because it was a ‘holiday’ I wanted to embrace things, and think of experiences over anything else, but really it made me realise how, on holiday- or at home- I just bloody love documenting things, that’s why I started this site after all! Taking photos isn’t something I find laborious or tasking, in fact quite the opposite. Sometimes switching off doesn’t have to be the whole hog, but eliminating the elements that create stress, rather than everything at once.

Anyway- I digress! We did manage a few more snaps (coming up in a little guide later this week), but as the sun went down (and we wandered around full of pasta, we were more than happy to get lost with each other, before being collected before the clock struck midnight- I’m not that spontaneous after all…




(Dress: C/O & Other Stories, Shoes: Office, Sunglasses: Free People, Bag: Clare V)

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11 Comments

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    YZ Chan
    August 2, 2018 at 10:36 am

    Mykonos is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited. Seeing your photos makes me want to go there again! Love the yellow dress, that shade of yellow is stunning. x

    http://www.yzwears.com

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    Lii
    August 2, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Wow, Mykonos looks like a mixture of Santorini and Chania! I just loved being on a Greek island this year with the warm nights and relaxing time. The favourite thing, though, was the sunsets. They are gorgeous down there!!

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    Daisy
    August 2, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    You are just a ray of sunshine

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    Laura
    August 2, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Mykonos is somewhere that I’ve wanted to visit for so long – pretty much ever since I heard that song by Fleet Foxes! Your photos are just beautiful and I now want to go even more! <3

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

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    Ray Amaari
    August 2, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Amazing dress, just perfect.

    http://www.rayamaari.com

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    Julia
    August 2, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    The light in these first photos is incredible! And the whiteness of the walls just make it even more vibrant and unique.
    You were right to just enjoy the moment – it is holidays after all. Your dress is so lovely 🙂

    Julia x
    http://www.juliaspeaksbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    natasha
    August 2, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    gorgeous place and gorgeous photos!

    Tasha x
    lovefromtasha.blogspot.co.uk

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    Neeltje | Thoughts in Style
    August 3, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    These photos are so lovely! It’s such a gorgeous place. X
    http://www.thoughtsinstyle.com/

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    Lauren
    August 5, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    Liv these photos are absolutely stunning, the colours are so lovely! And I’m with you on the Donne reference, she is the free-spirit dream.

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Cruelty-Free/Vegan Beauty • Lifestyle • Photography

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