There is more to Greece than just stunning islands, white sand beaches and the whitewashed buildings of Oia in Santorini. This is one of our favourite countries we’ve ever travelled to with fascinating history, rich culture and incredible natural beauty.


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Cruising Crete By Car: 5 Must-See Stops

Cruising Crete By Car: 5 Must-See Stops

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek Islands, and is actually the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. At 260 x 60 kilometers (8,336 km2), a destination this enormous deserves ample time to explore! There are some local buses and taxis available, however, we recommend renting a car for the duration of your ...
Making The Most Of Santorini

Sunsets & Side Trips: Making The Most Of Santorini

All of the romantic visions that you have of Santorini are true. Cycladic style houses, castles and churches cling to a rocky Greek island volcano caldera, their whitewashed facades and powder-blue roofs offering a lovely contrast to the azure sky and the calm waters of the Mediterranean Sea, some 300 meters below. Santorini is everything you would hope ...
Cruising Crete By Car: 5 Must-See Stops

Athens, Santorini & Crete – Our Big, Fat, Greek Vacation!

As our plane touched down in Athens, we were relieved. Having been in the Middle East, surrounded by Islamic culture and sights for so long, we were delighted to see pork and alcohol for sale, and were even more thrilled that I didn’t have to cover up my body! As much as we enjoy travelling in ...

Road Trip in Crete: Driving From Coast To Coast

We reached Crete via a short super fast ferry from Santorini.  Crete is one of the most popular places to visit in Greece so we were excited to explore it for the next 10 days. As usual on arrival we were pounced on by taxi drivers who claimed that the buses had stopped running. Our ...

Santorini, Greece: A Vacation From Backpacking

When we arrived in Santorini it was the usual hectic port with people yelling for buses, cabs, rental cars, hotels, and tours. We ignored most of them and got on the bus to the capital, where we shared a jam-packed cab to Perissa where our hotel was. We had booked our apartment at Sandy Villas ...

Our Travels in Athens, Greece

  “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux We arrived in Athens, Greece on May, 7th and when we arrived at our hotel we were amazed. After spending over a week in our hotel in Beirut full of plugged toilets, plumbing problems and pubic hair, we were ...