2007, 2015

6 Of My Favourite Places To Visit in Greece

By |July 20th, 2015|Destinations, Greece, Travel Tales|3 Comments

Poor Greece is getting some seriously bad press at the moment thanks to its dire economic situation. It’s in the news for all the wrong reasons and people are beginning to forget what an absolutely amazing country it is.

Tourists are still being urged to travel there, despite what some media outlets are publishing, and I absolutely think you should still […]

2610, 2012

Athens, Greece

By |October 26th, 2012|Greece, Ports & Destinations|0 Comments

If you visit Athens, Greece as part of a cruise holiday the ship docks in Piraeus, one of the busiest shipping ports in the entire world. From the dock it is around 10km to the capital city of Athens. I definitely recommend taking one of the hop-on, hop-off city sightseeing buses which go from Piraeus to the centre of the […]

2110, 2012

Mykonos, Greece

By |October 21st, 2012|Greece, Ports & Destinations|0 Comments

The sun-drenched Greek island of Mykonos is a popular destination for eastern Mediterranean cruises. Most cruise ships dock just a short, comfortable walk from the centre of Mykonos town. It’s a really nice walk along the water’s edge, so no need for public transport.

Mykonos is a small island with only around 10,000 residents, the majority of which live in Mykonos town on the west […]

2008, 2012

The Other Side of Santorini

By |August 20th, 2012|Greece|4 Comments

Santorini is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands.

I haven’t visited them all, or anywhere close, but I’m pretty confident in putting that statement forward.

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Santorini on 4 or 5 different trips and each time I’m stunned by the breathtaking scenery of the caldera.

The majority of visitors to Santorini (including myself!) are visiting […]

2706, 2012

Visiting Athens During the Greek Elections

By |June 27th, 2012|Greece|3 Comments

I visited some different places in Greece before and during the recent presidential elections. I was in the capital, Athens just before election day and I visited several different islands just days after the Greek elections. Before I left for my trip people asked if I was worried about visiting Athens, given the huge amount of negative media detailing riots and protests in […]