Category Archives: Balkans

11 Best Airbnbs in Hydra, Greece (Sea Views + All Budgets)

The Maisonette - View Historic Hydra in Comfort

Hydra offers a one of a kind experience in Greece! These are the best Airbnbs in Hydra, Greece – ranging from sea view options to budget lodging. Many choose to visit Hydra simply as a day trip from Athens but we don’t recommend it! I stayed overnight there and it was a fantastic way to […]

How to Easily Take the Athens to Hydra Ferry from Piraeus

Things to do in Hydra Island, Greece Saronic Islands-9

On my recent Greece trip, I had the amazing opportunity to take the Athens to Hydra ferry to the gorgeous Saronic Island teeming with a lot of great history. This guide details exactly how to get to Hydra from Athens, including Hydra ferry ticket prices, travel tips for the journey, and everything else you need […]

17 Tasty and Beautiful Things to Do in Hydra, Greece (+ Tips!)

There are so many things to do in Hydra, Greece and the endless opportunities are perfect for so many different types of travelers. This guide details what to do in Hydra – from restaurants to beaches and more! Things to Do in Hydra, Greece The island of Hydra is a gem just off the coast […]

How to Easily Take the Athens to Aegina Ferry from Piraeus

How to get the Athens to Aegina ferry from Piraeus

This guide details how to easily take the Athens to Aegina ferry from Piraeus. It offers tips, how to book your ferry ticket, port information, and the best tours you can take as an alternative! I recently had the opportunity to visit Aegina, one of the Saronic Greek Islands on an overnight trip from Athens.  […]

18 Delicious and Stunning Things to Do in Aegina (+ Tips!)

Temple of Apollo on Aegina

One of the most beautiful day trips from Athens is undoubtedly Aegina, an island in the Saronic Gulf.  This is a guide of things to do in Aegina.  Forewarning- it contains a lot of references to pistachios.  You can thank me later and add any tips for what to do in Aegina in the comments […]

20 Incredibly Useful Things to Know Before Visiting the Acropolis

It is no question that visiting the Acropolis in Athens is one of the premier things to do when visiting Greece’s capital city.  In fact, it would be remiss not to pay your respects to the UNESCO World Heritage Site when there.  This is a guide covering the essential things you need to know before […]