Trailing Away – Blog Roll

Athens on a Budget: A Successful 24-Hour City Stay

Athens on a Budget: A Successful 24-Hour City Stay

We loved Athens. We loved Athens without going up to the Acropolis or taking a tour or buying souvenirs. We just loved getting to wander around and take in the city. The people are kind, the city is electric, and there are some amazing views – for free. It is...

Stumbling Upon the ‘Heart of Santorini' Near Megalochori, Greece

Stumbling Upon the ‘Heart of Santorini' Near Megalochori, Greece

If you aren't scouring Google Maps to find unique hidden gems before visiting a new place, you are really missing out. Recently, our obsession with checking this great resource led us to some stunning views at the 'Heart of Santorini' in Megalochori, Greece. Knowing...

Day Trip to the Green Sand Beach on the Big Island

Day Trip to the Green Sand Beach on the Big Island

On a sunny day, we set out with a well-researched plan to hike to the stunning Green Sand Beach on Hawaii’s Big Island. Just kidding. We left on a whim in crappy weather with no idea how far we would have to drive or walk to get to the scenic beach we had seen in a...

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden: A Big Island Oasis Near Hilo

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden: A Big Island Oasis Near Hilo

Nestled in the dense jungle north of Hilo, is a magical place for nature lovers to escape. The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden offers a beautiful oasis in a lush ocean-side valley. When we last visited the Big Island of Hawaii, we didn't make it to this breathtaking...