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Located just 37 nautical miles from the chaotic cosmopolitanism of Athens, the picturesque island of Hydra is everything the bustling ancient metropolis is not. In contrast to the hectic traffic, ...
There are few more striking contrasts than the cultural and aesthetic differences between the hot, dirty, bustling streets of Athens and the breathtaking beauty and windswept pleasantries found on ...
Some people spend their whole lives exploring the Greek Islands. Dramatic rocky landscapes, white sand beaches, even whiter villages, crystal clear waters, town squares where you can spend the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2011
The sheer size and beauty of the island of Crete makes it an ideal
destination for travelers looking to log some time hiking in the
Mediterranean. By far the largest islands in Greece ,
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
If you’re looking for some uninterrupted time with your sweetheart, soaking up the beauty of the Greek Isles without the hassle of crowds, salespeople, and traffic, an uninhabited or partially ...
Written by Sasha, January 2013
Greece is known as a summer destination but there are plenty of reasons to visit over winter. Prices are cheaper and temperatures are reasonable, at around 11· Celsius (52· Fahrenheit) in Athens. 1. ...
Written by Sasha, March 2013
The 3,000 plus Greek Islands fan out into the Aegean Sea from the mainland; those closest to Athens include the Saronic Islands, where Hydra, Poros, and Aegina are popular destinations. To the east ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
Many travelers heading to Greece make a major production out of touring Greek Islands further afield and more luxurious than the islands nearest to Athens in the Saronic Gulf, but, ironically, the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
The so-called “Seven Islands” (there are actually many more than seven in the chain) off the west coast of Greece
are a popular destination for European travelers hoping to take
advantage of the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
Although it’s common for travelers to the Greek islands to tour entire island groups via ferry or private yacht, I’m an advocate for choosing carefully in advance and confining your stay to one ...
Santorini must be one of the best places to watch the sun set. We watched the sun set from two places. We watched it turn a brilliant orange as it set behind the island of Thirassia and the lights ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
Situated in the southern Peloponnese, the port city of Gythio is the largest and most important city in the region (with a population of just under 8,000). It is also one of the most pleasant. ...
Santorini isn't just about watching the cruise ships dock and winding your way around the souvenir shops in Fira. You can take a tour out to the island in the centre of the caldera, Nea Kameni by ...
Written by Malta Expert: Victoria, February 2012
Come and join the Carnival festivities! Some
hate it; others bear it, while others like me simply live every day of
the year waiting for those five short days, usually in February, when
Written by Viator, April 2013
Greece is known to have some of the most spectacular islands on earth, many spawning from Crete. Each island has its own history and is a great escape from the mainland. Our favorite islands include: ...
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