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Table of Contents
List of Maps. What's New in Greece. 1. The Best of Greece. 2. Planning a Trip to Greece (John S. Bowman). 3. Suggested Greece Itineraries. 4. Cruising the Greek Islands (Rebecca Tobin). 5. Settling into Athens (Peter Kerasiotis). 6. Exploring Athens (Peter Kerasiotis with Sherry Marker). 7. The Saronic Gulf Islands (Sherry Marker). 8. The Peloponnese (Sherry Marker). 9. Crete (John S. Bowman). 10. The Cyclades (Sherry Marker). 11. The Dodecanese (John S. Bowman). 12. Central Greece (Sherry Marker). 13. The Sporades (John S. Bowman). 14. Highlights of Western Greece: Epirus & Ioannina (John S. Bowman). 15. The Ionian Islands (John S. Bowman). 16. Highlights of Northern Greece: Thessaloniki, Mount Athos, & the Philip & Alexander Sites (Sherry Marker). 17. The Northeastern Aegean Islands (John S. Bowman). Appendix A: The Greek Language. Index.
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 various regions in Greece. He currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts. 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. Peter Kerasiotis, a native Athenian, currently lives in New York City where he works as a web developer and editor. A newcomer to Frommer's, he hopes to continue a career of travel- and screenwriting. Rebecca Tobin has been covering the travel business for the past seven years as a reporter and editor for industry newspaper Travel Weekly, including four years as the paper's cruise editor. She estimates that she's sampled fun, food, and deck chairs on more than 40 cruise ships (and counting). Rebecca is currently Travel Weekly's managing editor. She lives in New York.