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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
This guide is specifically geared to travelers who want to go to Greece for beaches, beautiful weather, and island-hopping. Its centerpiece is a feature no other guide offers: a full chapter on cruises, written by one of the cruise industry's leading specialists and featuring candid reviews of each line and tips on how to get the best deals.
We'll start you off with a quick overview of Athens, your gateway, before setting off to explore the most beautiful and appealing of Greece's many islands. If you're exploring on your own, you'll rely on us for dozens of detailed island and town maps, complete details on ferries and flights, and a wealth of information on accommodations, sightseeing, dining, and nightlife. This is the only guide you need to discover the best of the legendary Greek Isles!
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About the Authors John S. Bowman has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 35 years. He specializes in nonfiction ranging from archaeology to zoology, baseball to biography. He first visited Greece in 1956 and has traveled and lived there over the years. He is the author of numerous guides to regions of Greece and is best known for his Traveller's Guide to Greece. He currently resides and works in Northampton, Massachusetts. Fran Wenograd Golden is cruise editor at Travel Weekly, the travel trade newspaper, and is also author of The Complete Idiot's Travel Guide to Cruise Vacations, Frommer's Alaska Cruises (coauthored with Jerry Brown), and TVacations (Simon & Schuster, 1996). She lives north of Boston with her husband, Ed, and their two kids. Sherry Marker majored in classical Greek at Harvard, studied archaeology at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and did graduate work in ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. The author of a number of guides to Greece, she has also written for the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Hampshire Life. When not in Greece she lives in Massachusetts, where she teaches a writing seminar at Smith College. Mark Meagher has passed many fine days exploring the Greek Islands in search of the perfect beach, the most venerable ruin, and the ideal supper. A resident of Boston, he is currently pursuing graduate studies in architecture. Mark also contributes to Frommer's Ireland, Frommer's Ireland from $50 a Day, Frommer's Portable Dublin, and Frommer's Europe from $50 a Day. Robert E. Meagher is Professor of Humanities at Hampshire College, Amhers, Massachusets, where he teaches ancient East Mediterranean history, literature, and religion. He is the author of more than a dozen books, plays and translations.
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Book Description Frommers, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028626095