Ismini Dafopoulou model, answers in 10 questions 

1.What is Greece to you? 

Greece is my homeland, the place where I feel safe and free, it’s the sea and the sun combined, it’s the gift of nature to all of its inhabitants.

2.Tell us one place we should go next summer ..

THE most amazing beach ever, called “Mpalos” in Creta.

3.The best things in life are.........

To be able to feel free.. To cherish every moment.. To be lucky enough to love and be loved in return..

4.What songs are the soundtrack of your life? 

Madrugada - Sirens 
Coldplay – Fix you
Radiohead – True love waits 
Pink Floyd – Shine on you crazy diamond
Travis – Side

5.Hungry? In which resto you should take your friend from abroad?

In summertime, a friend from abroad would definitely love to visit Nammos! It is a cosmopolitan restaurant located in Psarou beach in Mykonos island, where you can enjoy the best seafood just above the sea.

6.A hotel that made you feel like home?

I would say Platys Gialos in Sifnos island.. It’s a traditional hotel built in a beautiful big garden of olive and palm trees, beside the sea. I believe its the ideal destination to help you relax from a working season’s stress and weariness.

7.Your next trip will be ..where? 

As I am working abroad this season, my next trip will be definitely to Athens, I miss the life I used to have there..

8.Your secret of having a great time..tell it now.. 

My secret of having a great time…? Oh, easy one, I am sooo lucky to have such a lovely family who is always there for me, and somebody who I can dream big with and who can make me smile on my saddest days, and of course the love of my life, my cute-as-a-bug’s-ear yorkie, Goofy. Simple but miraculous.

9. Five things of Greece you cant live without ..

1. my big traditional greek family
2. greek sea and sun 
3. greek summer and islands (!)
4. greek language
5. greek food, ooooh, you re gonna love it!!!

10. Which is your favorite spot of the city ?


To be honest, I like the southern suburbs of the city in summer and the north ones in winter. Probably because it matches my mood!


(Ismini is in Miami for the Miss Universe contest right now)