Author Archives: MelTrips

About MelTrips

-Does Not Fall! Absolutely in love with travel and anything travel related. It's about time I offer up my tips and tricks. I've been to about 30 countries and certainly have an abundance to share! Oh, I also REALLY like travel-sized, travel friendly, compact, and/or two in one travel products! A lot!

Portugal and Spain Without Spreading Yourself Thin

Coming soon! Combining Porto and the north of Portugal with the lush Galicia, Spain. Advertisements

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Sidetrip from Madrid: Toledo

Coming soon!

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Sidetrip from Barcelona: Dalí Museum

Quick, name a Spanish artist! If you said Dalí, good job (although Gaudi is also an acceptable answer… but not the one I’m looking for)! This surrealist painter is synonymous with Spain so why not take a sidetrip to see … Continue reading

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EuroTrip ’10 Eats

Inspired by the last post about what I ate in the north of Spain- it occured to me that I have many more food pictures from the rest of my trip. I’ll include new and the ones posted in the … Continue reading

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Naxos, Greece: a Getaway From Your Getaway

 While some zip by to Ios or Santorini after having visited Mykonos, Naxos deserves a look. As the largest island in the Cyclades, it has a great coastline and a spread of villages to see. Let your first stop be … Continue reading

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Can’t get enough- Nafplio and Mycenae, Greece

A Venetian fortress on a hill,  testament to Nafplio’s long history and prime waterfront position, greets visitors of this charming port town as a fortressed islet, the Bourtzi,  keeps watch in the distance.  As hoards of people visit Greece every summer, Nafplio, Greece’s first  capital, is  barely a … Continue reading

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Athens Excursion: Day trip to Hydra

  If you’re in Athens for a few days and find yourself archeologically exhausted but don’t have time to go down to one of the famous islands and relax, make your way to the port of Piraeus and hop on the first … Continue reading

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