The Travel Diaries
Glorious Greece - Destination Special
On this week’s destination special we are heading to one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. We're off to the South East of Europe, to a country of thousands of islands dotted throughout the Aegean and Ionian Seas. The cradle of Western civilization, its capital, Athens, is home to ancient landmarks dating back to the 5th-century B.C. like the Acropolis and the Parthenon. A country of magical natural landscapes, turquoise seas and secret beaches, with the longest coastline in Europe and the most welcoming locals. It is of course, Glorious Greece.
Unsurprisingly, Greece, and in particular the Greek Islands have been a hugely popular choice by my podcast guests over the last seven seasons and what I’ve especially enjoyed is really how many of them are hidden gems that I personally wasn’t hugely familiar with.
The first half of today’s episode is a tour around the islands featuring some of my favourite guests over the last few years, and then, afterwards, we’ll be joined by Greece travel expert, fellow podcaster and Greece resident, Heidi Fuller-Love who’ll be sharing her extensive expertise, tips, and recommendations for your next Greek holiday.
- Tom Kerridge - Agistri
- Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall - Aegina
- Fiona Duncan - Koufonisia and Amorgos
- David Loftus - Paros
- Yotam Ottolenghi - Folegandros
- Raven Smith - Milos
- Jo Malone - Rhodes
Heidi Fuller-Love’s Destination Recap:
- E4 trail, Crete
- Sitia Geopark, Crete
- Samaria Gorge, Crete
- Kato Zakros, Crete
- Akoritiri, Santorini
- MarBella Elix, Parga
- Nana Princess, Crete
- Thirassia Paradise Suites
- Epirus Mountains
For more information about Greece head to visitgreece.gr and follow @GreeceGrammable on Instagram.
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