The Greek Islands – Episode 94

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The Amateur Traveler talks to author Will Manus (This Way to Paradise – Dancing on the Tables, A Dog Called Leka) about the Greek Islands. Will and his wife stopped in Lindos on Rhodes on their honeymoon for 3 days and ended up staying 35 years. Learn what captured their hearts, what to see in the Greek islands, when to go and how to get around.


“Shoot A Pilot” – not something to say at an airport
Nudity has become an option – new X-ray screening machines coming
The Twisted Wrist Podcast
U.S. to temporarily relax new passport rules

Show Notes

click here to download (mp3)
click here to download (iTunes enhanced)

Other works by Willard Manus include Mott the Hoople (Life magazine called it “one of the funniest American novels ever.”).
Rhodes on the map
Greece on Foot: Mountain Treks, Island Trails book by Marc Dubin
Nisyros – Will’s second favorite island
Santorini – Tourism guide
Crete – tourism guide
Crete (Regional Guide)
Mykonos – tourism guide

Click Here For Greece Discount Hotels

Internet Resources

Ferry schedules and timetables – 2007
Greek Ferry Schedules (


one of Chris’s poem was read on Rick Steve’s radio show
Amanda – how much do things cost?

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

2 Responses to “The Greek Islands – Episode 94”

Michelle Gerdes


Leaving for Greece July 22 & very nerves (only 3 trip over seas). The podcast helped came me a bit. We will mostly stay on the mainland but I thing what Will had to say was helpful. I wish we didn’t have to go in the summer but we go for the European Jugglers Convention in Athens ( and can’t pick the dates. At least we can take two more weeks to explore Greece which many of our friends can’t do! I would like to have another episode on mainland Greece or maybe just add some links. I just bought the hiking book on Amazon for .48 cents + $3.99 shipping, what a deal. Thanks! MG



Thanks for sharing with us podcasts. I want to recommend also another travel Resource. It is Greek Ferries Center.
I had a very good support last summer traveling by ferry to Syros, Cyclades Islands.

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