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Tips on how to travel to Kalamata, Greece

How to Travel to Kalamata

Kalamata is a seaside town in the Peloponnese region of mainland Greece, famous for the Kalamata Olive and a host of activities in the region.  Here you can discover things to do in Kalamata...
Things to do in Kalamata - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in Kalamata, Greece

The Peloponnese is a region in Greece that's really considered an island within the mainland.  A peninsular of 8,320 sq miles, it's surrounded by water on all sides and connected to the Greek mainland...
Hosios Loukas Monastery - Central Greece

Undiscovered Greece – Hosios Loukas Monastery and Archaeological Site

Greece is such a diverse country offering - besides climate; culture, tradition and a real feel of getting away from it and stepping back in time. Come and read more and be tempted to discover more that this diverse country has to offer.
Hiking in the Pelion region of mainland Greece. A great all year destination

Hiking in Pelion, Greece

Pelion is a mountainous area in the south east part of the Thessaly region of mainland Greece (Thessaly being in Central Greece). In mythology, Mount Pelion was home to the Centaurs - those mythical half man/half horse creatures.
Things to do in Nafpaktos Greece - Life Beyond Borders

Things to do in Nafpaktos- mainland Greece

With a castle and the Rio-Antirrio cable bridge - one of the world's longest multi-span cable bridges and the longest fully suspended bridge, at 2250 meters, Nafpaktos, located just opposite the Peloponnese area of Greece and approx a 3 hour drive from Athens makes for a great weekend break.
Day Trip to Nafplio from Athens

Athens to Nafplio Day Trip

Why Nafplio makes a good day trip from Athens If you've only a short time in Greece, you must do an Athens to Nafplio day trip. Located 137.2km from the capital in the Peloponesse, it...
Traditional Foods to try in the Pelion region of Greece

What to eat in Pelion, Greece

Pelion in Mainland Greece is a very special region. I have written about The Villages of Pelion and Hiking in Pelion too.  Read those posts to find out more about this beautiful region of...
Top seven ancient wonders of Greece - LifebeyondBorders

Explore the Top Seven Wonders of Greece

As one of the major cradles of Western civilisation, Greece laid claim to many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Sadly, all of these incredible creations from pre-history have vanished, with the notable...
Come and visit the UNESCO Meteora and its Monasteries in Greece

Meteora Greece Monasteries

Many of you will have heard of Meteora and the Meteora Monasteries in Central Greece. It's a UNESCO protected World Heritage site and is famous for its pinnacles of rocks and caves, formed approx....
Come and explore the relatively unknown, traditional villages of Pelion, Greece.

The Villages of Pelion – Greece

Ahh Greece: culture, islands, tradition and aesthetic beauty.  As followers of my site will know, I am a huge Grecophile and love all things Greek.  I particularly love exploring new destinations and showcasing them...
Korikion Cave - a good trek to Delphi. Delphi Image © Panegyrics of Granovetter

Korikion Cave – Delphi – Central Greece

My trip to the Central Greece region included a wine tasting experience, a visit to a UNESCO Monastery and Archaeological site and a Visit to Mount Parnassos in off season travel in Greece.  When...
Visit Mount Parnassos - Greece. Have you ever been? Image © Kostam Limitsios

Visit Mount Parnassos – Off Season Travel in Greece

We all know that there is more to Greece than islands, sunshine and sand.  I didn't realise quite how much more, until I was invited on a specialised trip by luxury Greece Travel Specialist...
Wine Tasting and Nature - Central Greece. Photo © Unsplash

Wine Tasting and alternative activities in Greece

We continue with a look at 'Greece Out of Season' through wine tasting in Central Greece, and experience local culture through weaving - although in reality, Greece is never out of season...it's a 365 day destination with many different activities.
Methana in the Peloponnese region of Greece. A perfect weekend trip from Athens. And even near Poros island.

Discovering Methana in the Peloponnese, Greece

During my stay at Live-Bio in the Galatas area of the Peloponnese in Greece, I was afforded the opportunity to visit the relatively unknown seaside town of Methana. Where is Methana, Greece? Methana is a town...

Rejuvenate at Live-Bio, Greece

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** Through friends of friends of friends (as is the way in Greece), I came to hear about Live-Bio and was put in touch...

Villa Vager in the Peloponnese

The weekend of 06FEB16 I was invited to be hosted by Nikolas and Marina Vager in their boutique, homely establishment Villa Vager. "I wondered lonely as a cloud" In Levidi, #Peloponnese in #Greece. A beautiful...

Hiking in the Agrafa Mountains – Central Greece

As part of our Travel Bloggers Greece weekend away at Montanema Handmade Village, we were afforded the opportunity to take a walk (rather hike!) deep into the ravine valley of the Agrafa Mountains, where Montanema is...

Montanema Handmade Village – Central Greece

Many of you will know that I belong to a great travel blogging network - Travel Bloggers Greece.  We're a group of bloggers who aim to share our knowledge and help promote Greece to...

Next bus out of here

Fishing boat with nets It's hot, still, in Athens - 32 degrees C today.  As I don't start teaching till next week (Monday), I thought I'd take myself off somewhere again.  But I didn't want to...

Levadia, Viottia. My first experience of Greece

It struck me that I've been writing this blog for about a year now and followers will have gleaned that I am based in Greece, after having left Cairo.  But, I never mentioned my first 'port...