Planning a Greek road Trip – the joys of Delphi without the Crowds!

Says she!!! Whose arrival at Delphi, in the late morning, clashed beautifully with the day tours from Athens! I’ve very little to add to everything that has already been published about Delphi – it IS special, and well worthy of a visit. This is just a nod to anyone considering independent travel in Greece next […]

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Winding up a Greek Road Trip – a few days’ chilling on the Halkidiki Peninsula

Poseidon’s Trident, Riviera of the North, Three Legs, Greek Caribbean…… …..and the most popular destination in Northern Greece. Well, I for one had never heard of it. I only came across it when looking for beach options for our last few days before flying out of Thessaloniki airport. But one thing’s for sure – it’s […]

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Planning that Bucket List Greek Road Trip: The Marvel of Meteora

Closer to God – who thought of it first I wonder – who looked up at the caves and cracks in those colossal pillars and resolved to pull away from the world below and pursue his quest for salvation up nearer the sky…. The first hermits – some time around the 9th century – would […]

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Planning that Greek Road Trip – Is Thessaloniki worth a few days?

Major cities don’t, as a rule, work well into road trip itineraries – in fact, they imply the very antithesis of the open road, lovely unexpected villages and great landscapes. Anyway, we’re setting off from Athens – so one city is definitely enough! Then there’s the location – it’s a bit of a distance from […]

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4 Nights and Countless Wonders – a Mini Road Trip through the Peloponnese

Greece – what pops into the head? Athens and the islands I bet! Well – that’s OK. But I’m hoping that this might prompt you to consider the Peloponnese – it’s perfect (I think!) as a stand alone destination but equally works well as part of a longer Greek itinerary. It’s easily accessed from Athens […]

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