Random Greece Photo of the Week

Santorini, a place forever in the hearts of travelers and in the minds of photographers. Although it is a seemingly perfect island escape in Greece, the island can get crowded and chaotic during peak seasons. Perhaps this is why I wonder off the beaten path so much. I would awake at 5am to wonder the…

Packing List for Greece: Athens & The Cyclades

What does a packing list for 10 days in Greece look like for a couple that travels carry-on only? After only one flight with a checked bag (we didn’t pay for) back in 2011, we have decided it was time to learn how to pack to not carry stuff we really wouldn’t need anyway. Need…

Perfect 10 Days in Greece

Ten days and six places in Greece is probably a bit too much for many travelers. The itinerary starts in Athens, visits Corfu, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Mykonos and Santorini. If it’s too much for you, then you can tweak it according to your needs. If for example, you don’t want to travel to Thessaloniki, you can…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

Corinth is located on the Isthmus of Corinth, which separates the Peloponnese from mainland Greece. It was an important city in ancient Greece, and it thrived for hundreds of years before being invaded by the Romans in 146 BC. Afterward Corinth became a strong Roman city under Julius Caesar and was the capital of Roman…

Greece Vacation Itinerary Ideas

As part of the services associated with blogging, I also offer “travel consultancy” and oftentimes get asked to share Greece vacation itinerary ideas. Readers and friends alike have asked me to create “perfect itineraries” for their vacation in Greece but I know very well that we all have different tastes in what “perfect” is all…