Athens: A Craft Beer Lover’s Guide

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Whilst the Greeks may have had a God dedicated to wine, it certainly isn’t the only drink they enjoy! The craft beer scene has become increasingly popular in Athens as locals and holidaymakers flock to the best spots to indulge in some craft brews with a Mediterranean twist. We’ve saved you the hassle of searching out the best drinking holes and compiled our list of 5 amazing craft beer hot spots for you to enjoy… Read More

The 3 Best Books to Take Travelling

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You’ve packed your bags, checked in for your flight online, managed to locate your passport, and exchanged enough cash for the taxi fare from the airport! All you have left to do now is find a book to last you while you travel to your getaway destination. We’ve saved you the hard work and found the 3 best page-turners to take on your next adventure…

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Split, Croatia: a wine lover’s guide

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The Croatian wine scene dates all the way back to the Ancient Greek settlers of the Southern Dalmatian islands, however it’s safe to say that even 2.5 thousand years later, the city of Split remains one of the most beautiful backdrops to enjoy a glass. After a day of taking in the breathtaking views from Marjan Park, getting lost in the history of the palace walls, and going for a dip in the idyllic shores of the Adriatic Sea – you will find no shortage of establishments in Split to enjoy a well deserved drop of your choice. So save your precious holiday time and hold on to our list of the city’s 3 best wine spots…

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Tips to survive the heat on your next sailing holiday

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A sailing holiday could be a lot of fun for you this summer – not least due to the brilliant sunshine and warmth in which you could bask. However, if you aren’t used to a warm climate at home, the much higher temperatures overseas could have a few unpleasant but unheeded implications.

Here are ways that you could help yourself avoid nasty side effects of the heat – and so, during your sailing, free yourself to enjoy what is genuinely great about those warm temperatures.

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The best Greek islands for your next family holiday

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Until you visit Greece, you might not realise just how well-suited it is for family holidays. As you arrive in the south-eastern Europe country, don’t be surprised to see your kids warmly greeted with cries of “Paidiá, kalosírthate”; as the Visit Greece website attests, it’s Greek for “Children, welcome!”

Furthermore, Greece is rich in the heritage of legendary heroes like Xena and Hercules, but there are especially good reasons to seek out the islands for getaways. So, which islands exactly?

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Greek delicacies you should try while visiting the islands

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Residents of Mediterranean countries seem to have relatively high resistance to the onset of obesity and diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. What is the Mediterranean secret? It could be the region’s diet, judging from findings of recent studies.

Greek food, like Mediterranean food more generally, is rich in freshness and olive oil while low in processed nastiness. Here are some delicacies particularly worth trying on a Greek island trip.

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A guide to bareboat sailing on the Med

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The Mediterranean Sea – or “the Med”, as you might prefer to call it – can be a very enticing place in which to sail. The glistening waters and beautiful coasts, not to mention the historical architecture of various settlements you could come across, are all major draws of such a trip.

Nonetheless, if someone suggests that you try “bareboat sailing” through this region, you might respond with a blank stare. What is bareboat sailing, and how beneficial can it prove in the Med?

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