Aline and Graham Dobbie attended first two days of WTM 2017 in London. This great travel mart is responsible for approximately £3 billion worth of business and is attended by upwards of 53,000 people from 180 countries with 3000 Press.
Simply put, Andros is lovely and is easily reached by ferry from Rafina 20 minutes east of the city of Athens. There are regular bus services from the International Airport of Athens to coincide with the ferries. Our ferry only took two hours and left us at the port of Gavrio.
Thessaloniki: a name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. Thessaloniki is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now a beating heart of culture, cuisine and heritage with the diversity of people that have come through millennia.
In mid-April, the first Swallows returned to our home. We were expecting them as in a good spring they arrive in the third week of April but when they swooped down and chattered at us it was so good and made my day.
Crete had ‘called’ to me yet again after my recent autumnal visit and when we arrived to spring sunshine and warmth, the blossom on trees and the calls of birdsong and the buzz of the bees it was a superb feeling.