The Magic of Crete

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A majority of our time in Crete was documented in little blurbs on my Instagram - @chelsapphire, but as I keep thinking back to the trip and remembering bits and pieces – I want to fully divulge all the details here. Taking the ferry from Mykonos to Crete – we [my mom/photographer] did not anticipate how large the island of Crete actually was… Especially in comparison to the other Greek islands – the entirety of Santorini, for instance, could be traversed in about 2 hours via a quad. Our … [Read more...]

Athens

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Athens, Greece: the busting metropolis with the Acropolis In thorough planning of our 10 days in Greece, our agenda allotted for just 1 day in Athens -- but having inquired of my well-traveled friends, they all advised that one day in Athens was perfectly fine. Late afternoon, we arrived into the Athens International Airport and hopped on the X95 bus taking us to Syntagma -- Athens City Center, for €5 each (way better than a taxi!). Our initial impression of Athens was, "This is it?" A city … [Read more...]