My top 10 travel moments of 2016

As the end of 2016 approaches, I’ve been looking back over an amazing year of travel moments. I’ve done so much this year that I’ve still got loads of trips to blog about! But I did manage to make my parents a photobook gift of our cruise together for Christmas. They loved it; it was great […]

One day in Santorini

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Part 5: Discovering Santorini in just one day Picturesque, white and blue, the beauty of Santorini won’t pass you by that’s for sure. Find out how I spent less than 10 hours on the island: Waking up in Santorini Overnight we sailed south from Athens to Santorini. I knew from the offset that this was going […]

Athens: Monastiraki Flea Market

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Part 4: Monastiraki Flea Market & setting sail from Athens Monastiraki Market After a long day in the sun exploring the Acropolis, the next morning we took a more chilled approach with a casual breakfast on our apartment balcony and a wander around the local area. Next stop for us tourists: The Monastiraki market. It’s the most […]

Athens: The Acropolis Museum

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Part 3: The Acropolis Museum Seeking sanctuary from the midday sun at the top of the Acropolis, we headed to the new Acropolis Museum. With an entry fee only 5€ each it was a steal! What a fantastic museum – I would definitely recommend a visit. Spread over four floors there’s so much to see including […]

Athens: The Acropolis

Part 2: Athens & The Acropolis On day 1 in Athens, we got up early and headed straight to the Acropolis as it’s such an iconic World Heritage site and a real must-see on the bucket list. Visible from most of the city, the Acropolis is the most important ancient site in the Western world. […]

Arriving in Athens

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Cruise Part 1: Athens Arriving in Athens Flying from London we started our holiday adventure at Athens international airport. From here we wanted to take a taxi direct to our accommodation as it was late – although you can get public transport easily from the airport on the metro. Being the organised sort I had read […]

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