Roserin Travels

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Chicago: the Windy City

Just a couple days after leaving Greece, we were on a flight to Chicago, as a friend of mine was getting married there in a few days’ time. Roser had never visited the city...

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece. With over 300,000 inhabitants, it was a big change from Samothrace. We stayed in a cute studio near Aristotelous Square, very close to the seafront. The location couldn’t have...

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From Alexandroupolis to Samothrace

After Lesvos, we flew to Alexandroupolis (with the compulsory stop in Athens), where we spent a night before going from Alexandroupolis to Samothrace. We had ten days on the island before leaving for Thessaloniki...

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Lesvos: Sappho’s island

We stayed in Lesvos for six nights, in a great Airbnb a little south of Mytilene (the main town, also used to refer to the island itself). Check out ‘Aegean Retreat’ in the search...

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Leros: a quiet but lovely island

Leros has only recently started to attract more tourism (most of the tourists we saw there were Greek), and this makes it the perfect place to go relax for a few days (and in...

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Volcanic Nisyros and touristy Kos

Nisyros Although it’s small, Nisyros probably deserves more than a paragraph, but we were only there for two days and spent the second one working. Nisyros is a volcanic island, so our first stop...

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Tilos

Tilos is known for being a great place for birdwatchers (which we are not) and hikes (which we enjoy). It is a small island with only a couple towns. The biggest by far is...

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Exploring Symi

As getting to Kastellorizo was a bit too ambitious given our itinerary and the island’s distance from Rhodes, our next stop was Symi. One of the smaller Dodecanese islands, it has a gorgeous harbour...

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Six days in Rhodes

We arrived in Rhodes Town at the beginning of June. We were staying six nights at Svea Hotel (highly recommended – it was cheap, quite new, and everyone working there was really friendly) in...

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2 weeks in Crete

Given Crete’s size, we decided to stay there for almost two weeks, in order to travel around and see a little more. Our ferry arrived at the port of Heraklion, a city that looks...