Top 5 panoramic views in Athens

One of the top activities that one can do in Athens is to admire it from the top. In Athens, there are seven hills and a lot of viewpoints, each one showing you a different side of this lovely city. I enjoyed a lot the panoramic views of it and in this article, you will find my top 5 views for an unforgettable trip: 1. LYCABETTUS HILL – THE BEST PANORAMIC VIEW Lycabettus is the highest hill in Athens (277 m) and offers a full panorama of Athens (including Acropolis, the port and surroundings). »

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Navagio boat trip - between paradise and nightmare

The day we arrived, the Ionian sea was very agitated, with big waves. We enjoyed the view, as all the strong currents have colored the water in an incredible turquoise. And the waves were the missing puzzle in order to have a surprising wild landscape. The problem was with the timing of each planned trip. What should we do with Navagio boat trip? We waited for a couple of days hoping that the sea will calm down (and it happened just when we were on the island tour) in order to buy the tickets. »

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What to see in Zakynthos without a car

Traveling around the island can be pretty difficult if you don’t have a car. The public transportation does not cover the whole island but just a small part, therefore a lot of tourists rely on organized trips. We did it too and it was a nice experience so I want to share it with you. We bought the island tour, Kefalonia tour (blog article coming soon) and Navagio boat trip. »

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Zakynthos is more than Navaggio and Carreta-Carreta. What I liked in Zakynthos

Don’t get me wrong: I visited Navaggio and it’s simply stunning! However, there are a lot of other places that are amazing and must-see while visiting Zakynthos. I returned last week from Zakynthos and I find it very difficult to write down all the emotions and feelings that I felt there: from the fear that we will land on water (the plane was getting closer and closer to the water and the land refused to show up for 30 minutes! »

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Why Skiathos is worth a visit

Only one month left until the trip to Greece… Can’t wait! Until then, I decided to share with you some beautiful memories from my first trip to Greece. After one year of volunteering and working hard for the NGO projects, we have received a free summer camp in Greece, Paralia Katerini as an award for our winning project! I was so excited! From the first moment I said “yes, I am coming” even if I had a full-time job and few days of vacation left. »

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