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View Of The Acropolis From Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

Hotel Review: Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

The Hotel Grande Bretagne, is a local landmark situated in the very heart of Athens with spectacular views of the Acropolis.  The property was built in 1862, and has hosted politicians, diplomats, famous movie stars and VIPs from all over the world. Therefore, it was only fitting that we stay […]

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Santorini: What To See And Do

Santorini, also known as Thira or Thera, is considered Greece’s “postcard” island. The Island was named by the crusaders; it comes from the words Saint Irene (Santa Irene). Before it was called Santorini, the island was known as Kallístē, meaning “the most beautiful one”. Seems like a very well-deserved nickname […]

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Santorini Restaurant Guide By A Foodie

Food is such an integral part of traveling for us and booking restaurants months in advance is considered normal. I spend hours researching and reading reviews to make sure we don’t end up at a bad restaurant. Some of the reputable lists we refer to include: The Michelin Guide, The […]

World's Best Hotels 2017

The World’s Best Hotels 2017

I am always looking for great hotels since this is an important part of our vacation planning. That’s why I decided to merge a few lists of top hotels to find out which ones ranked more than once. The four lists I decided to reference are: TripAdvisor Top 25 Luxury […]

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9 Things To Do On Zakynthos Island

Greece has been on my list of destinations for quite some time. Like many Canadians with immigrant parents, myself included, my childhood friend is of Greek origin with family in Zakynthos. As soon as she booked her summer vacation she asked if I could meet her. And since I never […]


A Weekend At The W Barcelona Hotel

Spain is always top of my list, we’ve been five times in 1.5 years and I still can’t get enough! So why not visit Barcelona a second time?! Since our first trip was spent sightseeing we decided to plan a more leisurely stay this time around. That usually involves lounging […]


A Perfect Weekend In London

If you don’t know by now, London is on my list of top three favorite cities in the world. So, you can understand why a perfect weekend in London is worth sharing time and again! When our friends from Toronto asked us to join them for the weekend we did […]