Festive Cheer at Zurich’s Christmas Markets

“A day filled with twinkling lights, mulled wine, sparkling Christmas trees  and festive cheer”    Christmas Holidays We had been travelling Europe for eight months and were leaving the campervan in Athens for a couple of weeks, to head to Bettmeralp, Switzerland for a family Christmas. We were arriving in Switzerland at Zürich airport so we decided to stay […]

Farewell Greece – Athens to Patras Final Drive

  Arriving back in Athens from Santorini, we faced a short drive to the ferry at Patras port on the western coast. Drawing ever closer to our next country, Italy, we thought that we had seen the last of our surprises – we were wrong! Having arrived late at Athens airport, we caught the Megaparking […]

Savouring the Winter Delights of Santorini

We’d heard that Santorini was something not to be missed; that it was breathtaking and a bucket list destination. Did Santorini deliver? …  As we were in Greece and close to the many Greek Islands, we decided to take a trip to the one we had heard so much about, Santorini. It didn’t look particularly […]

Syntagma square with 2 greek Evzone guards slow marching with a rifle placed on their shoulders in front of the white Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Corinth to Athens (Canal to Cosmopolitan)

With Corinth firmly in our sights, and Nafplio disappearing behind us, we continued the day’s drive with no solid plan for our campervan overnight stop. But hey, this is Greece – it’s full of beautiful parking possibilities. Ancient Corinth With the day’s light rapidly fading we decided to take a shot at the parking lot […]

Mesmerising Monemvasia

Old town Monemvasia took us unawares. Beautiful winding, cobbled streets with spectacular quaint houses, views of the fortified, towering hills and sparkling coastlines. It was an unexpected pleasure on our travels around the Peloponnese of Greece. 

A Fabulous Hike Through the Spectacular Lousios Gorge

         The fabulous Lousios Gorge hike in the Arkadia Region took us through spectacular scenery, past ancient ruins, past the Prodromou Monastery and both the old and new Philosophou monasteries. We parked in the small carpark, near the start of the Ancient Gortys part of the hike, and the Lousios River’s edge was […]

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