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Varlaam Monastery in Meteora, Greece.

Varlaam Monastery – Sitting on Top of a Rock Pillar While Being Beautiful

Varlaam Monastery was the first monastery we’ve seen when the driver dropped us off at the parking lot in Meteora. Though the parking space was just opposite the Great Monastery of Meteoron, Varlaam demanded our attention first. And why not? She sits on top of a rock pillar while being spectacularly gorgeous! Wait until the […]

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Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron (Greece).

The Great Monastery of Meteoron in Meteora

The Great Monastery of Meteoron is the highest of all monasteries built in Meteora. These monasteries sit on top of towering rocks that were impossible to climb. As they say, it is a herculean task to get up in these monasteries that look like they’re “suspended in the air.” But, nowadays, stairs and bridges are […]

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The Holy Monastery of Roussanou (Greece).

Meteora in One Day from Athens – A Travel Itinerary

Meteora in one day? Yes, it is possible – from Athens. However, you need to sacrifice your sleep if you want to maximize your time. And if you are into walking/hiking, you’ll go far. So, here’s our one day itinerary in Meteora. Thursday, 11:55 PM – Taking the Train We took a train from Athens […]

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Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air (Meteora, Greece). Travel Blog

These Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air

These Meteora monasteries are hovering in the air. On our way to see these monasteries, our jaws dropped as we passed by the towering rock formations. They are amazing geological formations that will never fail to make you wonder how they came into existence. While these are marvels of nature, the monasteries on top of […]

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Santorini is magical after sunset (Greece).

Fira Santorini at Night Will Leave You Breathless

Fira Santorini at night is truly mesmerizing. When the sun goes down and the lights are on, the island is something you can only see in movies. It will leave yourself breathless, constantly sighing at the beauty that never seems to fade. Fira is the capital town of Santorini. The white-washed houses you see on […]

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Find your perfect spot to watch the sunset in Santorini.

Santorini Sunset is One of The Most Amazing Sunsets I’ve Ever Seen

Santorini sunset is one of the most amazing sunsets I’ve ever seen. Take it from me – as someone who is a sunset whore. Every city I’ve visited, I’ve always steered myself where the sun goes down. There is always something about sunsets that draws me to it. Sunsets are not just amazing, but also […]

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Panathenaic Stadium Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Panathenaic Stadium – The World’s Only Stadium Made Entirely of Marble

Yes, the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens is the world’s only stadium made entirely of marble. But this is not famous because of its marble. It is well-known as the birthplace of the first modern Olympics (in 1896) that we enjoy every four years. Back then, there were only nine sports included in the event and […]

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Travel Blog Photos City Skyline: The View of Athens from Mt Lycabettus (Athens, Greece).

City Skyline: The Views of Athens from Mt Lycabettus

The views of Athens from Mt Lycabettus is one thing that most tourists miss. That’s because when they visit The Parthenon on Acropolis, they’d also see Athens’ skyline from there. And for most of them, that’s enough. But, if you had time to climb Mt Lycabettus, you should do it without hesitation. The view from […]

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The Ruins of Hadrian Library (Athens, Greece). Travel Blog Photo

The Ruins of Hadrian Library

The Hadrian Library isn’t hard to find. Once you get off at the Monastiraki station, you’re right on Monastiraki Square. Look around 360 degrees and you’ll find Athens at a glance. Stand in the middle of the square and you’ll see domes of old Byzantine churches. Look far ahead and the Acropolis with the stunning […]

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Inside the Acropolis Museum in Athens (Greece). Travel Blog Photo

Inside the Acropolis Museum in Athens

If I were you, visiting the Acropolis Museum in Athens should be your first business of the day. Then, climbing Acropolis to see the grandeur of The Parthenon is next. Yes, I know – you’d prefer to see the Parthenon first to avoid the crowd. Well, if you’re just going to take photos without the […]

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