Tag Archives: Chania

The question everyone asks

We usually don’t have to wait long before someone asks, “What has been your favorite place?”  When we see old friends or meet new people, they are aghast to discover that we’ve been traveling nonstop for three years with no … Continue reading

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Choosing where to go (when you have so many choices)

A friend wrote and asked our opinion for a trip she was planning, “Barcelona, Spain or Porto, Portugal?” With a dizzying array of places to go, it’s a dilemma for anyone who travels. How to decide between so many wonderful … Continue reading

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How to capture the essence of the place in travel photos

We wheeled our suitcases down the street towards the harbor, and all we could think was, “This is a gorgeous place! We can’t wait to start taking photos.” Other photographers filled the old town snapping iconic views of the Venetian … Continue reading

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Searching for a great food experience?

Savvy travelers read reviews and seek out the best restaurants wherever they may be in the world. Can we be brave enough to say they might be missing some of the very best tasting experiences out there? So far in … Continue reading

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Her past is her treasure

Chania has quite a past, and she’s not afraid to show it. Buildings and architectural features from her many past encounters are common in the town. Started in the Neolithic period as a Minoan settlement, Chania (Crete) has been ruled … Continue reading

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Treat yourself for a job well done

… continued from the previous post, “Scenic, but dangerous”… We hiked, slipped and slid for 13 km down the trail. We had started high in the White Mountains and dropped 1,250 meters in elevation through the Samaria Gorge to reach … Continue reading

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Looking for just the right destination?

All of a sudden our planned itinerary started to fall apart. We wanted to continue our around-the-world trip to a certain country (we won’t name) and were pretty excited about a visit. Research began. The national park we wanted to … Continue reading

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