On one of the days I was in Athens, I decided to get out of the city and take a one-day cruise to 3 islands in the Saronic Gulf (thanks to the recommendation of my friend Elena), which is the part of the Aegean Sea where Athens lies.

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p.s. if you’re looking for a special place to eat while in Athens, I recommend ManiMani. We kept finding places that looked cute, but with only mediocre food, until I read about this place on chowhound. It serves food from the region of Mani and was phenomenal. So good that we went back again before we went to the airport to return home. They remembered us from the night before and gave us complementary Mastica liquer. Hopa!