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Athens Greece: Vouliagmeni Lake

Athens Greece: Vouliagmeni Lake

About half an hour from Central Athens near the coast known as the Athenian Riviera is Vouliagmeni Lake.  This lake is a rare, geological natural phenomenon.  There was once a series of caves until the roof sunk or rather submerged itself allowing the water to […]

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Taking a ride on the Athens Metro! I visited Athens in Greece for the first time recently and stayed about half an hour outside the city centre.  An easy way to get into Central Athens was to take the Metro or Underground. There are three […]

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

I was in Greece for the 28th October this year.  This day is a national holiday – Ochi Day or ‘No’ Day. In 1941 Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini ordered the Greek government under General Ioannis Metaxas to surrender.  General Metaxas said ‘Ochi’ or ‘No’ they […]

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

My first visit to Greece and more importantly the island of Crete. I was introduced to Hand Picked Greece – a day spent in the hills near Chania on a practically self-sufficient smallholding. As a food and travel blogger I get to have some amazing […]