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Near Athens, Greek Islands

Aegina; Athens’ laid-back little secret

Of all the little islands in the Saronic gulf, this one is kept off the tourist map as an Athenian’s little secret; a small island just 35 kilometers from Piraeus, covered easily with a 40-minute Flying Dolphin (hydrofoil) ride or a 75-minute trip with a ferry.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

Hiking at Aegina

Unlike the other Aegean islands, with their harsh, forbidding terrain, Aegina is much more hiking-friendly.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

The Cosmopolitan Greek Island which Athenians don’t want you to hear about

Are you sitting on the sofa of your airbnb apartment, wondering how to exploit the limited time before leaving Athens? Well, what if someone told you there's a quick, alternative escape just around the corner? It's an island called Spetses, boasting an unrivaled status in terms of Greek Naval History and maybe one of the most cosmopolitan islands in the country.

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Athens, Greek Islands, Mykonos

LGBT Greece

Although having a rich history in Ancient Greece, homosexuality has had a controversial journey to today.

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Athens, Peloponnese, Mainland Greece, Greek Islands

Pets Holidays

Thinking about taking your lovely pet on holiday? Might sound like a good and generous initiative that will make for a great idea, but there are quite a few things to take into account before making this decision.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands, Peloponnese, Greece for Families

Best excursions from Athens - Long Weekends

Pack your bags and don’t let your routine stop you from going on the perfect weekend excursion.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands, Greece for Families, Athens

The 15 ‘Hidden’ Beaches of Attica

We searched, splashed, sunbathed on all the beaches of the prefecture, and to find those that are not flooded with people and that exude an island character.

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