Crete: A Driver’s Guide

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Driving in Crete can be said to be, well, different. The Cretan roadways and native drivers prove intimidating for visitors and often deter people from exploring this gorgeous region of Greece on their own. However, with a little education about what to expect from the roads, you can gain a sense of awareness that will help you stay safe and calm while exploring. Here is what you need to know. Read more

Classical Athens in 8 Hours

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For many people Athens is a convenient gateway to the Greek Islands. While that was also part of my plan, I was glad to have spent a few days in the city before embarking on my island hopping itinerary. As one of the oldest cities in the world, so much of what we know today can be traced back to ancient Athens – democracy, philosophy, mathematics, architecture, theatre and even the 26-mile marathon. Read more