Soak up Nafplio’s past and present

Historic Nafplio is tucked into an azure bay fronted by a small island fort and topped by an enormous stone fortress. The town itself is a cascade of elegant buildings constructed under Venetian rule. Festooned with crimson bougainvillea, they’re filled with creative boutiques and galleries and restaurants serving Italian-influenced cuisine. The Fougaro Cultural Centre fills a slickly … Read moreSoak up Nafplio’s past and present

Poros, a Quick Island Fix

This Saronic Gulf gem, located just a stone’s throw from Athens, is perfect for an off-season break. Although I can’t wait until the last tourist has left Poros, I’m compromising my peace by recommending the island during the off-season.Only a few tavernas are open and most of the souvenir shops have shut for the winter. … Read morePoros, a Quick Island Fix