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Athens, Greece
Simon Chambers
Operations Manager

Athens is one of those places I had always wanted to visit as I have a secret (well not so secret now) guilty pleasure for Greek mythology and this was a very nice surprise. I only found out where I was going on the journey to the airport but that’s another story. Staying in the Plaka area was the perfect base to explore.

Also with a private guide we were able to visit the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus and other key sites before they became busy.  With multiple dining venues and local street food options (Chicken Gyros on the run is a must) I would always suggest extending any cruise holiday departing from Piraeus with a pre or post stay in Athens.

MY OTHER TRAVEL JOURNEYS

Visiting Ischia
With opportunities to explore botanical gardens, relax in thermal spas, sunbath on beaches and dine on culinary delights – not to forget the award-winning wine – Ischia is a hidden retreat waiting to be explored.
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Christmas Markets 2016 - Dusseldorf, Cologne & the Drachenfel
Fred.\ Holidays team member, Simon Chambers, experienced the Christmas Markets of Germany's beautiful Dusseldorf, Cologne & the Drachenfels.
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California & Hawaii
Simon Chambers spent an incredible five days exploring the best of North America. Read all about his journey here.
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La Gomera - Hotel Jardín Tecina
The the picturesque island of La Gomera is home to the Hotel Jardín Tecina. Here Simon Chambers tells all about his idyllic holiday in this stunning resort.
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Iceland Cruise
One of the Fred.\ Holidays team took a once-in-a-lifetime cruise to the ‘Land of Fire and Ice’ - Iceland. Here is what Simon Chambers discovered on this fantastic journey.
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Shamwari Safari
Simon Chambers went on one of the ultimate bucket list journeys - an African safari. Here is what he got up to on his amazing trip.
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Athens, Greece
Athens was a place that Operations Manager, Simon Chambers had always wanted to visit. Here's what he got up to during his time there.
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