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Photo of the Week: Mountainside Greek village of Stipsi Lesvos

Mountainside Greek village of Stipsi Lesvos One of the aspects of traveling on Lesvos, Greece that I wasn’t expecting and really enjoyed was driving through the beautiful mountainside villages. Villages like Stipsi (or Stypsi). Actually, let me clarify. It was a little stressful driving my compact car though these centuries-old villages because the road going …

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Athens Ancient Agora and temple of Hephaestus

Ask GoMad Nomad: What to do on a layover in Athens, Greece?

Ask GoMad Nomad: What to do on a layover in Athens, Greece? This month’s ‘Ask GoMad Nomad‘ column on Athens Travel Tips comes from a situation we commonly find ourselves in – how to spend a long layover in a cool city. Reader Stephen B. is planning a trip to Europe, but has a long wait between flights …

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Kefalonia Greece

7 reasons to visit Kefalonia Greece

The following guestpost is by filmmaker Anna Votsi, who decided to pick up and move to Kefalonia Greece after the birth of her son. It turned out to be the best decision of her life. Through her blog www.kefaloniabyanna.com she hopes to share her point of view, original photos, videos, and tips on the visiting the island. Find her on Facebook too. 7 …

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Crete’s E4 Trail

Roads, Ruins, and Raki: An Overview of Crete’s E4 Trail

Five days in, after another 4-hour stretch of walking over mountains on dusty roads with the occasional truck roaring past, I gave up. Having not accounted for how developed parts of Crete are and with a map unsuitable to planning an off-trail crossing of this southernmost island of Europe, I find myself facing failure before …

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What to do in Athens Greece

What It’s Like in: Athens Greece

As the home of ancient democracy, the modern Olympics, and the ruins of Classical Greek civilizations the city of Athens is an obvious tourist draw for tourists passing through Southern Europe. With the ongoing economic crisis in Greece and images in popular media of riots running through the streets of the city, though, potential travelers …

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