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Greece Solo Travel

Is Greece Safe for Solo Travelers?

Greece is one of the best destinations for solo travelers. It’s generally safe and easy to navigate. And people are friendly and welcoming. That being said, there are places where you need to take precautions and a few other things to know about Greece solo travel. Let’s look at some travel tips! What Do I Need to Know Before Greece Solo Travel...

Ferries Between Greek Islands

How to Take Ferries Between Greek Islands

The most popular way to travel by sea in Greece is to take ferries between Greek islands. Some islands have airports, but many are only accessible by boat. Keep reading to learn how to navigate the ferry system in Greece and what to expect once you’re on board. All aboard, let’s dive in! What Are Greek Island Ferries? Ferries are the main source of...

Benefits of Travel

What Are 5 Benefits of Travel?

What Are 5 Benefits of Travel? The benefits of travel may be obvious. But did you know that travel can improve your life emotionally and physically?  Keep reading to learn the scientifically proven ways travel can contribute to a better life. Let’s start by looking at why people seek to explore other places.  Why Do People Travel? People travel for a...

Group Vacation

Group Vacation: Tips for a Successful Trip

Are you planning a group vacation with friends or family? No matter the group, there’s sure to be a mixture of personalities and interests. Make sure that your vacation provides great memories for everyone by implementing some of these tips. Booking Your Group Vacation We recommend planning ahead to give everyone an opportunity to have a say. Designate one or...

Budget Travel Tips

5 Budget Travel Tips

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. That’s right, I said it. Instead of worrying about your cash flow, there are ways to adjust how you travel to gain experiences and have a good time. Here are some budget travel tips to help you… 1. Find Inexpensive and Luxurious Accommodations When you think of budget travel, sub-par lodging options probably come...

Packing List for Europe

Packing List For Europe

A regular topic of conversation at Creative Travel Connections is: THE PACKING LIST. What to pack and what not to pack. How to pack when only taking a carry-on for a two-week trip, and the packing conversation goes on. We geek-out about packing cubes and we love our “spinner” suitcases – you know, the kind with four wheels. For all the travelers out...

Day Trips

Day Trips from Athens, Greece

There are budget-friendly day trips that are easily accessible from Athens, Greece. While the metropolis that is Athens can keep you occupied for days on end, you can explore more of Greece within hours. From island fun to historical tours, there are options for everyone. The following are our top five favorite day trips from Athens: 1. Aegina The island of Aegina is...

italy

Beautiful Italy – Bella Italia

I have traveled to over forty-eight countries and six continents. I love to devour nuggets of little-known facts and historical details. These tidbits become as rewarding as a treasure hunt. As a history teacher, I file these hidden gems away into my human hard drive. There is one country that captures my heart and imagination over and over again – beautiful...

healthy balance while traveling

How To Keep a Healthy Balance While Traveling

Trying every new food you come across in a new place, enjoying a glass (or 3!) of wine on the flight, and lounging around by the pool all day. Are you think what I’m thinking: “Sign me up!” You’re on vacation after all, so who wants to watch their diet or exercise? It’s possible to experience everything you want to while traveling and...

greek vegan food

Greek Vegan Food Guide

Our friend, The Nomadic Vegan, put together an incredible list of Greek vegan food and has graciously allowed us to share it here. Guest blog post by: Wendy, The Nomadic Vegan Greece is full of delicious vegan food! You will find a huge selection of naturally vegan dishes in traditional Greek cuisine. This can be partly attributed to the nature of Mediterranean...