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SpotyPal helps you keep track of passports, keys

SpotyPal – How to Find What You Can’t Afford to Lose

The Holiday That Didn't HappenA few months ago I was on very early morning flight from Gatwick to...
Swimmingpools and a shady patio at the Private Villa

Staying in a Luxury Private Villa in Crete – The Ideal...

If you have not vacationed in a luxury private villa, you may find you like it much more than a luxury hotel....
Thessaloniki's White Tower by sunset

The White Tower of Thessaloniki

The White Tower of Thessaloniki is the city's most recognizable site. This beloved symbol of the Thessaloniki at the waterfront is the...
airport bus, express bus, public transportation, thessaloniki

How to Use the SKG/Makedonia Thessaloniki Airport Bus

The Thessaloniki Airport is connected to the city and the inter-city bus station ("KTEL") by an inexpensive express bus service. The bus...
Heroes of the Greek War of Independence are honored in this garden

Missolonghi and the Garden of Heroes

All Greeks and anyone interested in the history of Modern Greece will know of Missolonghi. But relatively few have visited. This...
A colorful sailboat reflected in a glassy seain a

Discovering Trizonia- a Secret Island in the Gulf of Corinth

Western Greece is enchanting. Even though we're so close to Athens here, the thick forests and quiet charms make the country feel...
Weekend in Nafpaktos

A Weekend in Nafpaktos

Nafpaktos is majestic. Known to Greeks for having the most romantic Venetian harbor in Greece, this corner of western Greece is nonetheless...
What (and Where) to Drink in Belgrade - The best local drinks

What (and Where) to Drink in Belgrade

Belgrade is a convivial city. You'll never be far from a hot cup of coffee, a sparkling mineral water, a craft beer, or a...
Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

The Marine Headlands from the Golden Gate BridgeWalking across the Golden Gate Bridge is the best ways...
Food Specialties of Thessaloniki

The Fabulous Food Specialties of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is full of fabulous food specialties. Many cultures have made the city home, and each left its exotic traces behind. This was a...