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Not sure how to end your holiday in Greece? Go to Santorini.
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September 30, 2019September 30, 2019

Not sure how to end your holiday in Greece? Go to Santorini.

The breathtaking beauty of Santorini for some reason transported me into a past era of photography. It was because with each turn in the road or path offering a dramatic view of this wonderful location, I could see hundreds of cameras snapping voraciously to capture the unbelievable landscape. And in the “old days” of rolls...

Don’t, do not, must not – never leave out Crete in your Greek tour itinerary.
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September 25, 2019September 25, 2019

Don’t, do not, must not – never leave out Crete in your Greek tour itinerary.

You must promise that you will not even consider the possibility of leaving out Crete when you’re planning your Greece itinerary. All the reasons we travel are rolled into one here in Crete: sightseeing; places so different to where we live; scenery; friendly, warm and trustworthy people; a place to have fun; eating great food...

Why do they keep coming to the Greek Islands, even when it’s so crowded?
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September 25, 2019September 25, 2019

Why do they keep coming to the Greek Islands, even when it’s so crowded?

The simple answer to why tourists still travel to places like this is to say that the Eiffel Tower is touristy but that’s no reason to delete it from your bucket list. We are cruising the Saronic Gulf to visit the islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra. Look around and you and  you’re so happy...

How great is Athens!
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September 20, 2019September 21, 2019

How great is Athens!

Hampton Travel & Cruise September 2019 Escorted Group Tour The group tour members enter the lift and press for the 11th floor to the very  aptly-named Olive Garden terrace. You watch their faces as they step out onto the terrace and first set eyes on The Acropolis. It’s the same look when they first see...

Which of these would you leave out if you didn’t do Greece in depth?
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September 18, 2019September 18, 2019

Which of these would you leave out if you didn’t do Greece in depth?

We know that we’re boasting a little by saying that we were wise to choose the Greece in Depth itinerary because there is so much to see and it is all so wonderful. But, to be blunt, if you’re not going to do this trip in depth, what are you going to leave out? Any...