Athens Travel Guide

Travel Guides thisisathens.org – The official city of Athens visitors website. Athens Greece Guide – Guide to Athens with information on sights and attractions. Athens Info Guide – Comprehensive information on Athens including sights, transportation, maps, nightlife and entertainment, eating and drinking. Blogs Athens Walker – Tips, observations, pictures & ideas from walking around in […]

Probably the best gelati in Rhodes

Gelati Rhodes

When in Old Town Rhodes, visit the man in the gelati van – probably the best gelati in Rhodes. [Home made gelati van]

Cobblestone beaches of Europe

Cobblestone Beach

When I think of a trip to Europe, I think of the culture, old buildings and having coffee in a cafe on a cobblestone street. I don’t think of going to the beach. Coming from Australia, we’ve got beaches in spades, but not much in the way of culture and old buildings. That goes for […]

Rhodes to Symi day trip

Symi Harbour

Rhodes makes for a great base to explore other Islands of the Dodecanese. A good day trip is to Symi Island. You can stay there but it’s only a small place and it doesn’t have many hotels. [Ferry From Rhodes] Here at Symi is what I imagined Greece to be like. Beautiful blue water, boats […]

Medieval football pitch – Rhodes Old Town

Football Pitch

Everywhere in Europe you see kids playing football in the most unusual locations due to the lack of urban space. Here the space between two fortified walls has been put to good use as a football ground. [Football Ground – Rhodes Old Town]

Rhodes – A colossal tourist destination

Rhodes Harbour

Rhodes is one of the most visited places in the Mediterranean. During the holiday season there is a different cruiseship in the harbour every day, and a steady stream of charter flights. The Old Town is a big attraction for visitors, but most come to relax in the 300 plus days of sunshine on one […]

Old Town Rhodes – one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe

Ippoton

The Island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese Islands of Greece is one of the most visited places in all of Greece, and for good reason. The old town of Rhodes is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. The entire city wall still intact and much of the Old Town is still paved […]