GREECE: A side trip to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion and to a local beach resort in Voula

Aside from the private tours to Delphi and Meteora, the free walking tours and the solo exploration in Athens, I also had a taste of Greek hospitality. I think that it is nice to meet locals when traveling so as to get a better idea of how it’s like to live in a certain place. … More GREECE: A side trip to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion and to a local beach resort in Voula

Must-do’s and see’s in ATHENS: The National Archaeological Museum

The museum-lover in me instantly fell in love with the National Archaeological Musuem in Athens. It became an easy favorite, a museum I would love to talk about whenever Athens or Greece is mentioned. At first, I was hesitant to include it in my itinerary because it is located outside the city center where the … More Must-do’s and see’s in ATHENS: The National Archaeological Museum

Must-do’s and see’s in Athens: Exploring the city by Happy Train and Free Walking Tour

Archaeological finds are not just found on the Acropolis Hill or the exclusive Ancient Agora. It is literally scattered all across the city of Athens. And so, I continued getting to know the city by boarding “the happiest hop on, hop off train” ever – the Athens Happy Train! I also booked a “free” walking … More Must-do’s and see’s in Athens: Exploring the city by Happy Train and Free Walking Tour

Must-do’s and see’s in ATHENS: The Acropolis

If there’s one thing that would represent the city of Athens best, it’s undoubtedly the Acropolis. Situated on top of a rock that rises 150 m above sea level, the citadel consists of a complex of ancient buildings, temples and structures. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 due to its historical, … More Must-do’s and see’s in ATHENS: The Acropolis

Must-do’s and -see’s in ATHENS: The Ancient Agora (Αγορά)

Visiting Greece for a week is a dream come true! I still couldn’t believe I managed to pull a solo trip to “one of the oldest cities in the world, the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, political science, Western literature, historiography, major mathematical principles, and Western theories of tragedy and comedy”. I … More Must-do’s and -see’s in ATHENS: The Ancient Agora (Αγορά)