The Acropolis and the saga of the Parthenon Marbles

On my first visit to Athens I of course went to the Acropolis. How could you not. This ancient monument is so well known that there was the danger of it not living up to a lifetime of expectations. Fortunately I was more impressed than I thought I would be. After my Athens visit I […]

Notes on Athens – Acropolis views for everyone, golden passports, graffiti, Greek coffee, and street cats

I knew I was going to like Athens even before I went. Apart from being one of the most culturally significant cities in Europe, Athens has a reputation of being a bit rough around the edges. That sounds like my kind of place, and after arriving I was asking myself why I hadn’t visited sooner. […]

Hotel Review: Elite Hotel, Athens – Greece

Hotel Name: Elite Hotel Address: Pireos 23, Athens, Greece. I stayed at the Elite Hotel in Athens. This was my first time in Athens so I was unfamiliar with where to stay. I figured I should stay near a touristy area as I was going to be in hardcore tourist mode. I looked on the […]

The Eurail Pass travel guide – choosing the best rail pass, and tips for your Europe travels

To travel by train is one of the joys of visiting Europe. For non-europeans there is a rail pass that lets you travel across the continent. This rail pass is the Eurail Pass, and this guide will help you decide which pass to get, and how to get the most out of your pass. Why […]

Greece Travel Guide

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Thessaloniki Travel Guide

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Athens Travel Guide

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Notes on Rhodes – A colossal tourist destination

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 […]