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How to visit Meteora monasteries and surrounds

How to visit Meteora monasteries and surrounds

Are you ready to explore some of the most amazing and unique geography that Greece has to offer? Whether you’re on your first Greek holiday, or you’re now planning to visit after many years of Greek Island hopping, the mainland of Greece should not be overlooked. When...

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The best Acropolis view hotels in Athens

The best Acropolis view hotels in Athens

In recent years accommodation in Athens has really improved in terms of choice and variety. If anything there are too many options now and many people may be overwhelmed with information.  Some of the best hotels in Athens are close to the Acropolis and many have...

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Touring Greece and Turkey

Touring Greece and Turkey

Few places on earth can rival the incredible history of Turkey and Greece, yet their delights are certainly not only found in books about the past. Both countries are dynamic and lively, boasting culture and customs that are just as rich today as they were thousands...

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Greek island hopping itineraries

Greek island hopping itineraries

Most first time visitors to Greece quickly realise why many people return again and again. With so much to see and do and so much diversity across the country you will always be left longing for more. Island hopping in Greece is a concept that's been around for...

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2 weeks in Greece

2 weeks in Greece

Most first time visitors to Greece quickly realise why most people return again and again. With so much to see and do and so much diversity across the mainland and the different groups of islands its impossible to see much in a short time. But if you only have 2 weeks...

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Things to do on Santorini

Things to do on Santorini

Apart from its iconic incredible views and sunsets there are many other things to do on Santorini as well. The caldera of the volcano is the epicentre of the island, and its neighbours, and provides an abundance of things to do including sailing, watersports and...

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Which is the most picturesque Greek island on the Aegean sea?

Which is the most picturesque Greek island on the Aegean sea?

The Aegean Sea sits in the Mediteranean Sea between Greece and Turkey and is home to most of the Greek Islands. With over 200 inhabited islands in Greece, that are all beautiful, it can be quite hard trying to decide which is the most picturesque Greek Island on the...

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Where to stay on Paros

Where to stay on Paros

If you're Greek island hopping chances are you are exploring the Cyclades Islands, which are home to Santorini and Mykonos. But there are over 25 other islands in this Aegean archipelago, including Naxos, Paros and Milos and most have all the beauty and splendor of...

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Things to do on Rhodes

Things to do on Rhodes

The beautiful Greek Islands are perhaps equally known for their intriguing historical sites as well as their incredible natural beauty. If you are visiting Rhodes, you certainly don’t need to choose between them -- the island offers the best of both worlds.  In...

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Where to stay on Milos

Where to stay on Milos

Milos is an incredible island that is starting to gain popularity as word gets out about its amazing lunar landscapes, technicoloured beaches and delicious food scene. Its a lot quieter than Santorini but there is still quite a lot to see and do and you would not be...

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Where to stay on Crete

Where to stay on Crete

Choosing where to stay in Crete is an important decision in making sure you have a dream trip to Greece’s largest island. Due to the size of the island, it’s important to choose carefully to make sure you can easily reach all of the things you want to do and see.  Of...

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Things to do on Kefalonia

Things to do on Kefalonia

Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands, and one of the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Isles. It boasts amazing sandy white beaches and dazzlingly clear water, as well as lush mountains and rocky cliff-faces. If you love nature and the outdoors,...

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Things to do on Naxos

Things to do on Naxos

Nestled in the South Aegean Sea, beautiful Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades Islands. It is famous for its lush and fertile lands along with its picturesque, whitewashed villages and towns. Its mountainous landscape is also famous for its marble, which has been...

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Where to stay on Santorini

Where to stay on Santorini

Choosing where to stay on Santorini can be tricky. Everyone has seen the perfect Instagram photos of the romantic sweeping vistas at sunset but then the media are also full of tales of woe about cruise ships and crowds. How do you know where to stay and when ? And...

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How to travel to Athens

How to travel to Athens

There are several options for travel to Athens. As the capital it is home to the countries main airport and with so much coastline there are multiple options to arrive by sea and land as well.How to get to Athens   Flying  There are many flights to Athens from...

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Where to stay in Athens

Where to stay in Athens

Choosing where to stay in Athens can be quite overwhelming. There is a lot of excellent accommodation and at reasonable prices too compared to many other European capitals. Luckily Athens is relatively flat, has good public transport and almost all sites and...

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When is the best time to visit Greece ?

When is the best time to visit Greece ?

Greece has had significant influence across the planet on arts, philosophy, politics, science and sports. It's also home to stunning beaches, over 200 inhabited islands, ancient ruins, spectular mountains and has a vibrant food and nightlife scene.These things have...

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Which are the best Greek islands to visit?

Which are the best Greek islands to visit?

Greek Island hopping is on the top of everyone's bucket-list but with over 200 inhabited islands it can be quite overwhelming trying to work out which are the best Greek Islands to visit on your holiday. Whether you are looking for the best Greek Island for...

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What to eat in Greece

What to eat in Greece

Greek food is known throughout the world as some of the most delicious, fresh and often healthy cuisines on the planet. With fertile soil and great weather conditions there is an abundance of fresh produce throughout the country year round and this has led to the...

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Things to do on Mykonos

Things to do on Mykonos

The glamorous Greek Island of Mykonos is best known for its extravagant parties and luxurious beach clubs, although that’s not all there is to it. While the nightlife is bustling, there are also excellent restaurants, interesting cultural attractions and beautiful...

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Things to do in Crete

Things to do in Crete

As the largest of the Greek Islands, there are many things to do in Crete. From lazy days spent relaxing by the glorious beaches, long lunches enjoying delicious food, and hikes through the stunning scenery, there is no shortage of Crete attractions to enjoy. There is...

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Things to do in Athens

Things to do in Athens

There are a lot of things to do in Athens. Famous of course for its ancient ruins and artifacts it is also home to a thriving food and cafe culture, a buzzing arts scene and some stunning outdoor venues, events and activities that cater to people of all ages and for...

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