Greece

Stories, tips and advice for visiting Greece.

We figured that seeing as Athens is a short train journey from the ocean, it would be worth our time to head to the port and book a ferry to visit a nearby island. The most accessible port from Athens is Piraeus, which is a 20 minute train journey away from the metro station Omonoia (the green metro line took us directly from Omonoia to Piraeus for a mere 2 euros). When we arrived in Piraeus, we found that there were many ferry booking agencies and so inquired at a few about prices and nearby islands. We decided on Aegina, which…

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Me and my good friend Kimmi spent a week exploring Greece’s ancient capital city, Athens. Before arriving, I’d heard that Athens was dirty, ugly and overly busy, but I have to disagree with this. I adored it. Ancient ruins, quirky street art, endless markets, gorgeous food… its one of my favourite European cities. The streets are a total maze, made worse by the fact that the road signs are in Greek numerals, so navigation was a slight challenge. It took us a couple of days to get our bearings, although I find that getting lost is always part of the fun!…

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