Spain to Turkey Overland


SANTORINI & SAMOS GREECE TRAVELLING TO SANTORINI AND SAMOS: TWO STUNNING GREEK ISLANDS IN THE AEGEAN SEA.   Greece Travel Guides Greece Itineraries Greek Islands Athens Travel Guide Santorini & Samos Samos We caught the ferry to Samos and stayed in a cute apartment at the top of a hill […]

Santorini & Samos Greece


Turkey
Turkey Turkey: We landed by  in Turkey at the town of Ayvalik and hiked to couple of kms into town looking for the bus station for a bus to take us north to discover that the bus station was a 100 metres from the ferry port in the other direction! […]

Turkey


LESBOS GREECE LOVELY LESBOS: WE WENT FOR 2 NIGHTS AND STAYED FOR 10 DAYS – THE HOME OF OUZO AND DAMN GOOD FOOD   Greece Travel Guides Greece Itineraries Greek Islands Athens Travel Guide Lesbos Greece Lesbos: We caught the ferry to Lesbos, an island just off the Turkish coast. […]

Lesbos Greece


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ATHENS GREECE ALL THE HISTORIC SIGHTS, A WONDERFULLY SOCIAL HOSTEL AND A LITTLE TOO MUCH OUZO   Greece Travel Guides Greece Itineraries Greek Islands Athens Travel Guide Athens Greece We arrived in Athens bus station with the OH determined he knew both where we were and which direction we had […]

Athens Greece



DELPHI GREECE DELPHI: IS THIS THE MOST IMPRESSIVE ANCIENT SITE WE’VE SEEN? ALSO DELICIOUS GREEK FOOD AND WINE.   Greece Travel Guides Greece Itineraries Greek Islands Athens Travel Guide Delphi Greece Delphi Greece – Our trip to Greece started in a taxi from our Bulgarian hostel, the taxi driver was […]

Delphi Greece


Bulgaria
Bulgaria Bukgaria – Our journey from Romania took us down from the mountains into Bucharest and then a change of trains and on to the Danube plain which stretched on forever. There are no fences in Romania, apparently a left over from communist times when fences meant ownership so banned, […]

Bulgaria


Romania
Romania Romania – We caught the night train from Budapest to the small town of Sighisora in Romania.  Sighisora is a town that surrounds an old citadel most famous for being the birthplace of Vlad Dracula. We shared our sleeper with two Romanians, a young girl that had married an […]

Romania


Budapest Hungary | Statue Park
Budapest Budapest – I immediately liked Budapest, it just has a good feel to it. We stayed in a small apartment off a square in the Pest area. Our apartment while well located had a bit of a drains problem and stunk so it wasn’t the most pleasant environment but […]

Budapest Hungary



France Perpignan  France – Salvador Dali once declared that the train station at Perpignan was the centre of the universe. As i stood in front of Gare de Pepignan I did have to wonder just what he was taking on the day he made this declaration as it seemed like […]

France


Spain – Barcelona Spain Spain – We arrived in Barcelona after a long flight via London buggered, but in true backpacker style and wanting to set out as we intended to continue we resisted catching a taxi to our hostel and caught the bus. Catching a busy bus with a […]

Spain