After a hectic summer and autumn, Andrew and I took a short holiday in Greece, to relax and spend some time together. We were lucky to find a perfect balance of sightseeing in Athens and chilling out by the Aegean Sea, by basing ourselves in the lovely beach town of Vouliagmeni.
Andrew and I love road trips. Driving ourselves allows us to stop when we like, go where we want and explore places we wouldn’t see otherwise. This is how we were able to visit the Poseidon Temple in Sounion, Greece.
One of my favourite days on our recent trip to Vouliagmeni and Athens, Greece started with a spur of the moment decision to rent a car and go exploring. After searching the phonebook for a local rental agency, we decided to ask the hotel staff for advice.
While hordes of tourists descend on Europe’s most popular cities from June to September, we prefer to take advantage of the benefits offered by travelling in the low-season.
One of the best ways to explore a city’s culture is through its food, and one of the best places to experience the food culture as the locals do is at the city market.
We love visiting food markets. On our recent visit to Greece, we discovered the bustling Athens Central Market, and got a sneak peek at the Athenian food scene.
There are many sites, around the world, known for their changing of the guard ceremonies. Certainly, the most unique is the Grand Change of the Evzones – the changing of the Guard in Athens, Greece.