Road trip! The very words put a smile on my face. I have noticed these words have the same curious effect on several people. What else could combine adventure, comfort, the luxury of moving exactly at the pace you want, unexpected little restaurants along the way that astound you, great views and…. I could go … Continue reading A Road Trip in Greece – Our best road trip yet!
To go to Meteora or not? This was a question that we constantly re-visited almost right upto the day of our flight from Chennai to Athens. Honestly, visiting Meteora did not make sense logistically. It was really out-of-the-way, about 5 hours one way from Athens. It was a UNESCO World Heritage site, but then, Hello! … Continue reading One Day in Meteora
If you're reading this post as a follow-up to Part 1 of the itinerary, I commend your decision to take another week in Greece. There is so much more to Greece than Athens and it's islands, spectacular as they are. If you just happened upon this article first though, definitely read Planning your time in … Continue reading Planning your time in Greece – Part 2/2
At one time, the Greeks thought that Delphi, located in upper central Greece was the centre of the world. Legend has it that Zeus himself released two eagles, one from the east, and the other from the west. These two eagles met at Delphi, forever marked as the centre of the world by the Omphalos … Continue reading Planning your time in Greece – Part 1/2
We Indians have major FOMO when we travel. So, we want to see all the sights, shop all the streets, drink all the brews and at least step into all the museums. Many a time, at the end of the holiday, all we remember is a blur of sights, sounds, colors and cryptic pieces of … Continue reading A Walking Tour of Athens