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Sunset in Santorini
Greece

Misadventures on A Picture Perfect Santorini Honeymoon

Santorini is where we spent one week of our honeymoon.  The views are as magical as these photos show. We spent time in Athens and then flew onwards onto Santorini.  As it turned out, we and the Santorini airport would become well acquainted! The Santorini Hotel Fiasco We wished we had such a nice view

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My perfect sailing holidays include plenty of R&R
Greece

Why Skippered Yacht Charters Make Unforgettable Sailing Holidays

My sailing lessons were a disaster. Mostly because I had no idea where the wind was coming from. Honestly to me, the wind was in my hair and it was coming from everywhere. Would I take a bareboat yacht charter anywhere? Other than being supremely unqualified, it’s way too much like hard work. My idea

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START HERE INTRODUCTION Welcome! Here’s some information to get you oriented to this website. The Family Behind The Blog You can find out more about us here. Where We Have Travelled [freeworldcontinentmap] Our Most Popular Articles 7 Fun Things To Do With Kids In and Near Salzburg, Austria (That Are Not Childish) Fun Facts About

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The Hidden Charms of Sifnos Greece Is a Well-Kept Secret
Greece

The Hidden Charms of Sifnos Greece Is a Well-Kept Secret

The Cyclades are what everyone thinks of when you think of the Greek islands – beautiful beaches and whitewashed houses where the blue sky meets the even bluer sea. Make no mistake though the most popular of the Cyclades – Mykonos, Santorini and Ios – can get very crowded during the summer. If you want

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safety in Egypt
Egypt

How Safe is It to Visit Egypt? A Personal Perspective

My story about the Nile Cruise I took in Egypt raised quite a few comments on the safety of visiting Egypt at this time.  In fact, the most common question was ‘How safe is it to visit Egypt these days?”  I’ve taken some time to think about the answer and here are my thoughts on

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Skopelos, the Greek island from the movie Mamma Mia!
The Weekly RTW

The Weekly RTW Blog Roundup Ed. 2

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s blog round up takes you around Europe (France, Britain, Greece) as well as further afield (Bali and Sri Lanka). There’s a photo essay on bus stops in the former Soviet Union as well as two posts from a deeply personal

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Lake in Coron Palawan The Philippines
The Philippines

Ten Great Reasons To Take A Family Trip to Palawan

First question, I know you are thinking – Where is Palawan?  I pretty much had that reaction when my friend Sheryl told me she took her family there for vacation.  I had stopped by her home to catch up and found her cooking Chicken Adobo a traditional Filipino dish which reminded her of her holidays.

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Why I Got My Trip To Athens All Wrong

Although my children were on a school holiday during the time, I did not take them with me to Athens (much to their disappointment) for a travel conference.  Instead, the children got sent off to their grandparents for a long weekend. My husband and I decided the political situation in Athens was tenuous and we

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