Matt Barrett's Greece and Travel Links

These are links to sites with information about Greece and other travel websites too.

Questions about Greece? You can e-mail me at


Hotels of GreeceGuide to Hotels all over Greece with descriptions, photos, booking information and links to the travel agencies with the best rates. See

History of GreeceThis has to be the most thorough history of Greece on the internet with hundreds of photos and even music. It begins with pre-history and continues to the present day. Visit

Paris Guide Similar to my Athens Survival Guide, AParisGuide combines entertaining writing with great photography and lots of practical information for travelers. Written by Matt Barrett and a famed poet who wished to remain nameless but lives in France

North Carolina TravelBeautiful beaches, islands, sand, mountains, great restaurants and a facinating history. Sounds like Greece? It is North Carolina one of the most interesting states in the USA. See  

Matt Barrett's music career began in the late sixties and continues to this day. Writing great pop-rock songs and recording them with powerful bands his website makes fun reading and has lots of songs to listen to as well.


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Yannis Stavrou was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1948. He originally studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts before painting won him over. He currently lives and works in Athens.   He has organized twenty four solo shows and participated in many group exhibitions.  His works  are part of both public and private collections in Greece as well as in other countries. Take a look at his beautiful paintings at

Unlike the auto-mated systems which are hit or miss, David at GreeceFlights uses the airline database to find cheap seats to Greece like a detective. Plus he is a human being.

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New York City Greek Language and Culture Meetup Group
Meet people interested in the Greek language and culture. Come to our group to exchange information about learning Greek and visiting Greece. Share your travel stories and photos from Greece. Enjoy an evening with us sipping ouzo and eating mezedes.

Explore CreteThis has to be the most thorough site for the island of Crete. Created by Yannis Samatas, Explore Crete is a great source of information on the island, historical, cultural, touristic and more.

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Official Tourist Board site of the Czech Republic this is one of the best and most extensive travel guides on the web. Prague is a magical city of bridges, cathedrals, gold-tipped towers and church domes, whose image has been mirrored in the surface of the Vltava river for more than ten centuries. Prague is also a modern European metropolis full of energy, music, and art. It's a city of contrasts: Serene green isles in the river and peaceful parks draping the city's seven hills are just steps away from the architectural treasures and bustling street life of the city center.

Griekenland is the biggest linkportal in Holland and Belgium for everything about Greece and its islands, and connected to a sister-site linking to over a hundred Greek islands.

Over 30 years ago & with her two young daughters in tow, Rhea began her journey into the art of belly dance in the San Francisco Bay Area before setting up her studio in Plaka, the ancient city of Athens, Greece. Still going strong, Rhea and her daughters Piper and Melina (and Melina's daughter Zo Isadora!) continue the tradition of oriental dance with taste, intelligence and joie de vivre.

Lica Katsakis has put together a website that helps Greeks find their ancestors. Very useful with a nice history of Greece. If you are a Greek looking for your roots go here.

You can use this website to help you learn Greek for your trip. It can be used as a reference guide for those of you who are already taking Greek classes, or as a simplified course for those who want to start with the basics.

    Getting Away With Jim Bruner is a concise and easy-to-use travel web site for all of your travel needs business or pleasure filled with information and travel tips for both domestic and foreign travel.

Guide about Greece and the Greek islands. Pictures of Greece, general information and hotels in Greece

Just Greece Travel Guide: Travel guide with information about the popular destinations in mainland Greece and the Greek islands. They also have sites for other countries too. is a labor of love about the island of Crete from Nils Kievid of the Netherlands. Though it is not in English, if you do speak Dutch it is a very useful guide for the islands with an online booking site for hotels.