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Greece Destination Guide

Greece Destination Guide

  Use this destination guide to help you plan out your travels to Greece. You’ll find information to help you travel smart and travel simply. The capital of Greece is Athens and will most likely your first destination if you fly into the country. Greece […]

The Best Small Towns in Greece

The Best Small Towns in Greece

Greece is my favourite country. The people, the culture, the history, the food, and the sun – what’s not to love? I have to admit, however, that I’ve never visited the islands, though I hear they are quite nice. The Peloponnese – the mainland – […]

Top 10 Foods to Eat in Greece

Top 10 Foods to Eat in Greece

  There are so many delicious foods to eat in Greece! Though I spend most my time eating moussaka and spanokopita, these are the other foods of which I also can’t get enough! Of course, every region has their own specialty, but here are the […]

Running the Original Marathon

Running the Original Marathon

**Please forgive the quality of some of the photos – they were taken using an old iPod** Running a marathon has always seemed like an unattainable goal. That was until the day I decided to run a marathon in Canada. Five months of training, over […]

Roaming the Plaka in Athens

Roaming the Plaka in Athens

Athens is truly an exquisite city. The juxtaposition of the modern city layered atop the ancient city is truly a curious sight. As you walk through the Plaka (the neighbourhood at the foot of the Acropolis), there are hints of the past struggling to remain […]

Nafplio: Greece’s Other Capital

Nafplio: Greece’s Other Capital

Nafplio is roughly 200km southwest of Athens. Now don’t get me wrong I love Athens, but it gets to be a little too much. It is a city of five million people after all. Arriving in Nafplio after a bustling three days in Athens was […]

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