All posts tagged: Greece Travel
Greece: 10 Travel Tips
The first tip I’d have for anyone pondering a trip to Greece is this: GO TO GREECE!
On Life Without a Travel Guide Book
We got off the ferry in Rhodes, fought our way through immigration (amid a horde of Turks and Greeks who evidently didn’t understand how to queue) and emerged into Greece. I went to pull out my trusty Lonely Planet guidebook to review the map before […]
The Isle of Crete – A Photo Tour
If you could only visit one island in Greece, Crete would be the obvious choice. Heck, if you could only visit one island in the world, Crete would have to be at the top of the list.
Colorful Symi in Black and White
Symi, Greece, is one of the most colorful, most photogenic places I’ve ever been. It is a small town of orange, yellow and white buildings accented with dark blue shudders and doors. The polychromatic, neoclassical buildings climb up steep, tawny hills. During our visit, we […]
11 Things I Learned Traveling in Turkey and Greece
1. People kiss in Greece like the world is ending We sat down at a coffee shop and from over my shoulder I heard a tremendous slurping noise. I expected to look over and see a parched Saint Bernard drinking water from a big trough. […]
A Photo Tour of Meteora – the Coolest Place in Greece You May Not Know About
Before I decided to go to Greece, I had never heard of Meteora. Greece is famous for Athens and the Parthenon, sandy beaches and Santorini sunsets. I didn’t realize the country was so mountainous and full of interesting sights on the mainland.
10 Photos of a Stunning Santorini Sunset
I don’t know what to say about the sunset we saw last night. Words and photos can’t do it justice. It was the type of sunset that proves the existence of God.
The Trails and Tribulations of Driving a Rental Car in Greece
As we drove our rental car out of downtown Hania with no problems, I thought, “That was easy.” Little did I know, more challenging driving situations were, literally, right around the corner.