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  • How To Spend 4 Days In Athens: Best Historical Sites, Discount Tickets, Museums & Restaurants

    How To Spend 4 Days In Athens: Best Historical Sites, Discount Tickets, Museums & Restaurants

    May 8, 2019 Greece

    There’s something about Athens that is simply timeless. The famous Classical period ended over 2,300 years ago, yet when we think of Athens, we still imagine Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato teaching philosophy, the invention of democracy, and massive advan…

  • How To Discover Modern Athens In 5 Easy Steps

    How To Discover Modern Athens In 5 Easy Steps

    May 1, 2019 Greece

    3000 years of history is impossible to ignore in Athens, from your first glimpse of the iconic Acropolis, to ancient remnants scattered throughout the city centre. But there’s more to Athens than its history. I found 5 ways to experience Athens as it is t…

  • Athens Cruise Shore Excursion Ideas: 5 Unusual Experiences

    Athens Cruise Shore Excursion Ideas: 5 Unusual Experiences

    Apr 28, 2019 Greece

    Are you planning a cruise in the Mediterranean Sea? Sailing along sparkling deep turquoise waters between paradisiac islands on a Mediterranean cruise is the kind of stuff travel dreams are made of. If you choose to go it alone, you’ll need to find activi…

  • 5 Best Day Trips from Athens, Greece: Meteora, Delphi, Sailing, Islands & Cape Sounion

    5 Best Day Trips from Athens, Greece: Meteora, Delphi, Sailing, Islands & Cape Sounion

    Apr 22, 2019 Greece

    With over 3,000 years of history and culture beckoning, it’s no surprise there’s a lot to see and do in Athens. But Greece’s capital is also a convenient jump-off point to explore deeper into the underrated countryside. These 5 day trips from Athens unvei…

  • Where To Eat In Athens: 5 Best Foodie Experiences

    Where To Eat In Athens: 5 Best Foodie Experiences

    Apr 12, 2019 Greece

    In Athens, Greece, people don’t just eat to live, they live to eat. And I don’t blame them. Meals often span over 2 or 3 hours and start with meze and aperitifs to really get your appetite going. If, like me, you’re a bit of a foodie at heart and want to …

  • Greek Nightlife Tour: Discover Athens’ Bars, Food and Drinks Like A Local

    Greek Nightlife Tour: Discover Athens’ Bars, Food and Drinks Like A Local

    Mar 29, 2019 Greece

    An authentic nightlife experience to discover local Athenians hangout spots. We tried talagani cheese, local wine, mastic ice cream, rakomelo and more with the help of a friendly guide from Withlocals. Once you’ve done this tour, Athens will never be the …

  • Photography Tour Around Thessaloniki, Greece

    Photography Tour Around Thessaloniki, Greece

    Nov 1, 2014 Greece

    I recently spent 3 days in Thessaloniki situated along the north of Greece. There are few places in the world where the evidence of colliding empires is so vivid as this particular city. With over 2,300 years of civilisation, this region has been home to …

  • Magical Milos And The Most Beautiful Beach In Greece

    Magical Milos And The Most Beautiful Beach In Greece

    Jul 2, 2014 Greece

    There was so much to do in Milos, Greece: beaches, catacombs, museums, swings, food and more. One particular beach was unlike anything we had seen before. In fact, we would consider it one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Find out which one.

  • Top 24 Photos From The Greek Islands

    Top 24 Photos From The Greek Islands

    Jun 1, 2014 Greece

    In April and May 2014 we had the joy of visiting 5 beautiful islands in the Cyclades. I never expected to be so completely flummoxed by the raw, natural beauty of these heavenly locations. It was simply a life-changing experience. So come with me on a pho…

  • Top 20 Foods You Must Eat In Greece

    Top 20 Foods You Must Eat In Greece

    May 24, 2014 Greece

    Greek food rapidly moved into number one position for my husband and came close to my undeniable adoration of Mexican. What was it exactly that made us fall in love? Well massive apologies in advance, but this is going to make your mouth water. Big time!

  • Top 5 Things To Do In Athens, Greece

    Top 5 Things To Do In Athens, Greece

    May 23, 2014 Greece

    Like any major world city Athens can be hectic and overwhelming, especially when you mix in the local “organised chaos” way of doing things. But beneath its fast-paced metropolitan exterior is a city oozing with history, dating back thousands of years to …

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Paros

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Paros

    May 21, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Paros. With over half a million tourists visiting each year, Paros caters to a very wide range of tastes. The best food treasures are usually found off the tourist trail, in the smaller towns. So asking a local where their favo…

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Ios

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Ios

    May 20, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Ios! This island is widely regarded as the party island of the Cyclades, however it certainly is very family friendly as well. As such, the cuisine in tourist-centric locations are often aimed at delivering a taste of home wher…

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Milos

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Milos

    May 17, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Milos! Many of the restaurants on Milos were designed with families and young children in mind by providing playgrounds and toys. These are a godsend for parents looking for a little peace and quiet. Being a bigger island than …

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Sifnos

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Sifnos

    May 17, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Sifnos! Like Kythnos, there was an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce on Sifnos and it could be tasted on the plate. The time-tested traditions and mountains of love that went into each dish we tasted were evident. We we…

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Kythnos

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Kythnos

    May 16, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Kythnos! It was impressive how for such a small island Kythnos offered a wide range of locally grown fresh produce. And I particularly loved the restaurants that grew their own food on a family farm – the difference was tangibl…

  • This Is Greece: Dreamy Island Paradise In The Cyclades

    This Is Greece: Dreamy Island Paradise In The Cyclades

    May 16, 2014 Greece

    Put your feet up, relax and join us for a lunch on the beach on the gorgeous Cycladic island of Sifnos. The sights, the sounds and the smells. Find out what it’s really like on this Greek paradise.

  • 5 Greek Islands You Need To Experience

    5 Greek Islands You Need To Experience

    May 11, 2014 Greece

    When people come to Greece for the summer it is usually with Santorini in mind, or perhaps Corfu, Mykonos or Crete. Relatively little is known about the other 18 major Cycladic islands. After briefly visiting Crete last year we wanted to come back and see…

  • Greece

    Greece

    Apr 27, 2014 Destinations

    Everyone recognises Greece. From it's gods, to it's ancient architecture, to it's scenic and beautiful islands. We managed a quick stop on a cruise last year and decided we had to head back and discover more of Greece.

  • Where Are We Headed In 2014? Plus How I Saved Over $2000 On Flights

    Where Are We Headed In 2014? Plus How I Saved Over $2000 On Flights

    Apr 2, 2014 Reflections

    When we left Perth, Australia in May 2012 little did we know how long we would be gone for. After what has felt like a real vacation we are finally solidifying our plans for 2014. We leave Perth on 15th April 2014 returning to the unknown. Sensibly, we ha…