When I told people that I would be going to spend over a month in Greece this past spring, I got some interesting responses. “Isn’t it dangerous right now? Will the ATM’s work? Aren’t there refugees? Is it safe?” I’ve traveled enough now to know you can’t pay attention to the media when it comes to travel safety issues. Often, the places portrayed as the most chaotic, are usually the most peaceful.
Also, I can’t imagine what it would be like to be forced to leave my home country, and I had hopes of helping and talking to any refugees I came across. I wanted to know their stories, hear about life from their point of view. Having been free to roam anywhere I please, I do not take this for granted.
I didn’t listen to the rumors. I didn’t listen to other’s worries. Packing my bags I headed to Greece, which has always held a special place in my heart.
I am always looking for the perfect escape, the perfect paradise, the kind of place that tosses your cares into the sea. Fortunately, I have discovered many! I created this site to show you where to go and how to get there. My goal is to show you that Paradise is only a plane ticket (or boat ride) away. I have inspired many others to travel and to create a better life. I am available for inspirational speaking, coaching, writing, travel planning, and photography.
We were in Crete ten years ago on the east side of the island mostly. My husband left his heart there. We have some dutch friends we met then that made the move shortly after and although times have been tough they are so happy.
We just spent three months in San Miguel this past winter and really liked it but still it is not Crete. pretty close!
Yes, Crete is such a special place!
I share with you the same love for this country, and your piece brought tear to my eyes. I can’t be proud of being Greek, but I’m proud of loving Greece and have Greek friends.
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Yes, it’s so true. That’s why we love Greece and most of all; Greek people.
They are amazing!