Visiting the Greek Islands: A Day on Hydra

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Who could spend two months in Athens and not visit at least one island? Definitely not us! Even though we had to spend a lot of time working on our business and staying in our apartment, we decided one day to take a day off and discover that one island we heard a lot about. The one thing we heard the most about Hydra, before going there, was that there were no cars on the island. And by no cars, people meant that cars were almost non-existent because there’s still the unusual garbage truck that will drive around the island. …

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When in Athens, Don’t Forget the Beaches!

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Wherever we are, Chris and I have to spend a lot of time indoors, working on our computers. That’s one of the downsides of being digital nomads. We’ve been doing it a lot more lately, as we are in a city without a walking distance beach. Which is sad. But while exploring the city, a lot of people recommended that we just jump on the tram and let it take us to awesome beaches that reminded them of the Greek Island. So one day, we decided to ditch work and take that tram. (Actually, we’d done it once already, but …

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Cost of Living in Athens, Greece

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Trying to find a place to stay for three months in Europe that is relatively close to the beach and not too expensive is hard. Like they say: choose two! Europe, cheap or beach. When we found the apartment we’re in in Athens, we thought we made a pretty good deal: not too expensive and not too far from the beach, all that while being in Europe! But now that we’ve been here for almost a couple of months, let’s see how much it costs to live in the capital of Greece! We heard a lot of people saying that …

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Athens Food Tour: A Delicious Walk Around the City

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When Chris and I decided to go to Athens, we knew we wanted to experience it from a local point of view. That’s why, after checking out all the big and touristy attractions, we met with locals who took us around the city and showed us their secrets. But our experience of Athens and Greece wouldn’t have been complete without the one: food. On top of learning about the Athenians, Chris and I also wanted to learn about their food. Greece has so much to offer, and that’s why we let the guide from the Athens Walking Tour take us …

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Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do

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For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I contacted the Athens Tourisms Board, they suggested we use their free program This is MY …

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