Greece Travel Secrets Blog

Here's our Greece Travel Secrets Blog, to keep you up-to-date with the latest news and information for your travels to Greece and the Greek Islands.

The Blog will also alert you to new pages posted on our website, provide you with extra stories, and let you read about our own travels too. To subscribe, simply click on the orange RSS button near the bottom of the left-hand column, or on one of the other buttons if you already have one of them set up.

Matala Beach Crete

Matala Beach on Crete is a guest blog for Greece Travel Secrets from the We Love Crete website, inviting you to Awaken Your Inner Hippy in Matala, Crete.

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Greece Book Reviews

Greece Book Reviews on the Greece Travel Secrets website with reviews of the best guidebooks to Greece, the Greek Islands, Athens, Crete and elsewhere.

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Monemvasia Book Review

Greece Travel Secrets reviews the photography book Monemvasia with extracts from works by Yiannis Ritsos and Nikos Kazantzakis.

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Driving in Greece

An account of driving in Greece for Greece Travel Secrets including links to the best drives in Greece, practical information and a note of some of the hazards.

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Athens Dining Guide

This Athens dining guide doesn't list restaurants but gives practical advice on types of eating places, tipping, hotel breakfasts and picnics.

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Spetses in the Saronic Gulf Islands of Greece

Spetses in the Saronic Gulf Islands of Greece is an easy day trip from Athens and has some good beaches. This page gives details of ferries and what to do.

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Athens Airport Hotels

Athens Airport hotels include the luxury Sofitel at the terminals, Holiday Inn near the airport, and others close by like the Hotel Pantheon.

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Fun Things to Do on Santorini

This list of fun things to do on Santorini include visiting an old tomato canning factory, listening to Greek bagpipes, and enjoying some local beers.

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Mount Athos Boat Trips

Mount Athos boat trips are very popular with visitors to Halkidiki in Greece, as they are the only way most people get to see these spectacular monasteries.

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Macedonia and Thrace

Macedonia and Thrace are the regions in Greece where travelers will find Thessaloniki, Mount Athos monasteries, Halkidiki and sites like Dion and Pella.

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Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens

Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens include eating in the Central Market, watching the sun set over the Acropolis and seeing one of the world's oldest theatres.

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The Fall and Rise of Retsina

Here's a really good read about the rise and fall and rise again of retsina, one of our favourite Greek wines, from the always fascinating Culinary Backstreets website. We recommend their tours too.

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The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph recently revealed some of Greece’s distinctive – and in some cases lesser-known – destinations that will “surprise” travelers that are seeking for more than just sea & sun.

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Milos in the Cyclades Islands of Greece

The island of Milos in the Cyclades in Greece is noted for its museums and beaches, and read about flights and ferries to Milos.

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Marvellous Milos: the Greek island full of fresh flavours

Read all about the buzzing food scene on Milos!

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Exploring Volos

Volos is a fantastic Greek city and here's a really thorough guide to what to do there.

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Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle

We thought you'd enjoy this read: 'Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle.'

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Greece At A Glance: Currency, Weather and Other Useful Information

Greece at a glance is a potted guide to the Greek currency, language, weather, health requirements and other information to help you plan a trip to Greece.

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Skiathos in the Sporades Islands

Travel advice and information on Skiathos in the Sporades in the Greek islands, with details of ferries and flights, and the best things to do on Skiathos in Greece.

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Pictures of Skiathos

This page from Greece Travel Secrets of pictures of Skiathos in the Sporades by photographer Nick Karvounis will help you decide whether you want to visit this beautiful Greek island.

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Recent Articles

  1. Matala Beach Crete

    Matala Beach on Crete is a guest blog for Greece Travel Secrets from the We Love Crete website, inviting you to Awaken Your Inner Hippy in Matala, Crete.

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  2. Greece Book Reviews

    Greece Book Reviews on the Greece Travel Secrets website with reviews of the best guidebooks to Greece, the Greek Islands, Athens, Crete and elsewhere.

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  3. Monemvasia Book Review

    Greece Travel Secrets reviews the photography book Monemvasia with extracts from works by Yiannis Ritsos and Nikos Kazantzakis.

    Read More