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Tag: Greece

Mystical Sites Around the World

    The following post is written in conjunction with Holiday Lettings: Enigmatic places have inspired travellers for centuries. Holiday Lettings rounds up some sacred spots to which we’re mysteriously, cosmically drawn… Easter Island This remote volcanic island is the world’s most celebrated but least visited archaeological site. It’s history blended with myth, thousands of miles from anywhere and scattered with nearly 900 giant stone heads. Who carved the figures? How did they move them around the island? What became of this civilisation? Speculate on a visit to Rano Raraku, the quarry for the statues’ stone – the semi-carved figures there Read More

Florence and Greek Isles- Wrap-Up

It is that time again- time for the best and worst of October 2013: Italy and Greece edition. Overall, it was an awesome trip!  Tuscany , Florence and Greek Isles are well-known vacation destinations for a reason.  They pack in a lot of historic sights, delicious food, and ambiance. Best stop of the trip:  Florence, Italy I love Florence:  the piazzas, food, museums, churches, and more.  It has gotten more touristy since I lived there in 2001.  Go in the off-season (not during summer) to get better deals and less crowds. Go here! Runner-up:  Santorini, Greece You will never find Read More