Greece Day Tour: Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus

Once I met up with the West Texas A&M University study abroad group, I adopted their travel schedule. One day, we took a bus tour to Mycenae and several other locations. We started the morning with pick up at a local hotel, and a couple of hours later we made our first rest stop in Corinth, where we […]

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Greek Island of Aegina

Aegina was the last stop on my three-island tour in the Saronic Gulf. I chose to explore this island via bus tour to visit a couple of sites that have proven to be popular with tourists. We started at the Temple of Aphaia (this is how it is spelled on the on-site info display). It’s one […]

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Sailing to Poros

The Greek island of Poros was the second stop on my day tour sailing in the Saronic Gulf. The truth is, we didn’t have a lot of time here — about 45 minutes. That’s certainly not enough to get a sense of a place, but it is enough time to climb up to the island’s […]

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Sailing to Hydra

I had been looking forward to taking an island tour during my time in Greece, so I joined many of my fellow ATINER conference attendees for a chartered boat ride to Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. I’ll focus this post on Hydra. We boarded at the Port of Piraeus for a day tour with Olympic Cruises (whose web […]

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