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Anticipation of Travel

USA | Sat, 18 Mar 2017 | By belkis | Views [505]

Hello everyone, This entry is just to start the blog. I have always loved to travel and last year I was lucky to find really inexpensive tickets to Europe. This lead to buying tickets that will take us into Paris, where we'll spend 6 days, then ... Read more >

Tags: europe, france, greece, italy, travel with kids

The first episode: Entering the Middle East.

JORDAN | Sun, 24 Apr 2016 | By captainyeller | Views [347]

Since many of you people requested a blog about my travel, I will try to keep one. I will keep a list of all costs as well but will only write that down after the travel finished. Where to start..? :) The first episode: After planning, preparing and ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, jordan, middle east, worldtrip

THIRD TIME'S A CHARM 5

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 10 Jun 2015 | By countryboy | Views [302] | Comments [2]

    Tock.   2.22am. Body clock not ticking to any particular time. Might be African time. Or Greek time. Or Middle Eastern time. Or it might have been hanging onto Sydney time all these years and it was simply because ... Read more >

Tags: australia, greece, johannesburg, south africa

A homeless time - Part 1

GREECE | Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By maniek | Views [235]

It was the evening of my birthday when my first lady decided that she wants to go for a trip, so we just took what we thought is necessary, found a tent (which we never used) and took the bus to Athen's central bus station, from there we took the first ... Read more >

Tags: beach, corfu, greece, homeless, humanity, love, patras, sleeping on the street, walking

Cusco Peru to Foz do Iguazu Argentina

PERU | Thu, 26 Jun 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Views [303] | Comments [1]

i was pretty optimistic starting out but hit a couple of road blocks along the way. I had a 5 hour layover in La Paz Bolivia that cost me $135. for a Bolivia visa.US cash. I started to argue, but visions of midnight express flashed through my brain. ... Read more >

Tags: Greece

Ancient Athens

GREECE | Sun, 8 Jun 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [225] | Comments [2]

The touristy-part of Athens is scattered with ancient ruins and restaurants with all the mouth-watering foods that beg me to be a fatty: moussaka, stuffed vine leaves, stuffed tomatoes, gyros, baklava - and that’s only to name a few.  It ... Read more >

Tags: ancient, athens, food, greece, greeks, ruins, wine

Crossing a border to change district

CYPRUS | Fri, 30 May 2014 | By ignacio | Views [289]

Nicosia looks quite like a normal city when you arrive there. You may be shocked by the fact that you may find more Greek flags than Cypriot ones, but actually except for the fact that they drive on their left it looks completely like a Greek city. The ... Read more >

Tags: border, cyprus, greece, greek, lefkosia, nicosia, travel, turkey, turkish

Setting my watch to island time

GREECE | Tue, 21 Jan 2014 | By raftus | Views [1412]

How easy it is to adjust a clock, how difficult to adjust an attitude. When the clock is the one on your phone and adjusts itself automatically, the difference becomes even starker. Connecting to the wifi at Athens Airport to check my email and check ... Read more >

Tags: greece, santorini

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

GREECE | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By adora | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The photographic scholarship has been a great motivator and learning tool for expanding my mind in thinking like a professional. Learning from Jason Edwards would be an honour I value his knowledge and aspire to be a great mentor for others in the future.... Read more >
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Tags: boat, fish, greece, rhodes island, storm, water

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

GREECE | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By p_giannakou | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Penny and i am from Greece.I have studied landscape architecture and now i am working on telecommunications. All of my life I used to be a person who always wanted to learn new things.Photography became my passion 3years ago.As an emotional ... Read more >
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Tags: baptize, child, children, greece, greek, human, moment, people, travel photography scholarship 2012, world

Greek Strike - Travel Alert

GREECE | Tue, 16 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2602]

A new general strike has been called in Greece for October 18 th and it is expected to cause widespread disruption to travel and the closure of many services. Be warned there may be violent protests in central Athens and in other major centres. ... Read more >

Tags: europe, greece, travel-alert

Heraklion

GREECE | Wed, 1 Aug 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [480]

I'm have to bid a reluctant farewell to mainland Greece today. There's a lot more still to see, but I'm rapidly running out of time to visiting Europe. I have to get up at a shocking 6 in the morning to catch a bus to Athens for a flight. Heraklion ... Read more >

Tags: crete, greece, heraklion, knossos, minoan

Nafplio

GREECE | Mon, 30 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [363]

It's apparently not possible to travel further south into the Peloponnese on a Sunday and the thought of staying for another day in Olympia was just too painful. So I decided to head to Nafplio, which the involves going back to Corinth, where I came ... Read more >

Tags: greece, nafplio

Corinth

GREECE | Fri, 27 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [943]

  Corinth, home of the ancient city state of the same name. There's actually 2 Corinths. Ancient Corinth, the original site was destroyed in the earthquake of 1858 and New Corinth was built after this, in and around the ancient Corinth.  ... Read more >

Tags: acrocorinth, corinth, greece, walk

Athens - Day 6 - Temple of Sounion

GREECE | Wed, 25 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [391]

It's my last day in Athens and I don't want to do anything too strenuous ahead of a blitz through Peloponnese. So it's another day trip. This time to Port Sounoin to see the Temple of Poseidon. Actually, I suspect it's only going to be a halfway trip, ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, sounion, temple of poseidon

Athens - Day 5 - Delphi

GREECE | Tue, 24 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1186]

Today, I'm heading out to Delphi to see the ancient site of the Oracle. OK, it's not exactly Athens, more than 3 hours out in fact. The ancient Greek world considered Delphi a sacred site, an important  a site of worship of Apollo. Delphi is also ... Read more >

Tags: apollo, athens, delphi, greece, unesco

Corfu

GREECE | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [439]

Hello from Athens! My Internet connection was not the best in Corfu so I have some minor catching up to do. From Rome we trained to Bari, Italy, a tiny port city on the east coast where we caught our ferry to Corfu. We had extremely low expectations ... Read more >

Tags: bari, corfu, greece, pink palace

Athens - Day 4 - Exploring Syntagma Area

GREECE | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [439]

It's the fourth day in a row of temperatures in the mid 30s. My plan revolves around doing as much as I can to justify being in Athens. Then as little as I can to justify leaving the lovely cool air condition piece of heaven that is my hotel room.... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, kerameilkos, panathinaikos, parliament

Athens - Day 3 - Acropolis and The Ancient Stuff

GREECE | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1613]

It's a Saturday today and it's only now occurred to me that my plan to do the Acropolis on a weekend was a huge mistake. So I'm resolved to get up as early as possible to get to the Acropolis for the 8am opening time. Imagine my happiness when I get ... Read more >

Tags: acropolis, agora, athens, greece, hadrians library, museums, scams, temple of zeus, unesco

Going Greek in Selcuk

TURKEY | Mon, 16 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [888]

It's been 5 days in Istanbul and what a wonderful city it is. Having done all the tourist things, I still felt there was plenty more to do and see. Alas it's time to move on because the other places I want to see are Canakkale and Selçuk. Neither are ... Read more >

Tags: ephesus, greece, selcuk, unesco

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