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Greece

Hiking Mt Olympus, Greece

Getting to Litohoro, the town at the base of Mount Olympus, was like playing a game of “how can we take as many different modes of transportation as possible”.    A plane took us from Hania to Thessaloniki, where we then took a bus from the airport to the train station, got on a train, and final...

Hiking Samaria Gorge

After one night’s sleep in the port city of Heraklion, Crete, we took the morning bus to Hania (also seen spelled Chania) where we would stay to explore and hike the Samaria Gorge.  Our two hour bus ride was well worth it for this charming old style town.  Narrow, winding pedestrian streets are ...

A Paradise Called Naxos

Half an hour on the metro from Athens city center took us to Piraeus, the main port of Athens in which you can take a ferry to one of Greece’s countless islands, or even over to Italy for a whole other adventure entirely.  Our destination this morning was Naxos, the largest of the Greek Cycladic...

Athens Adventures

“Honey, We are not in China anymore.” This was the phrase that ultimately describes our first day in Greece, and it was absolutely, one hundred percent fabulous!  Even at the airport in Athens the fabulousness began, as we exited and had motorcycles and cars literally stop for us to ...