7 Reasons Athens Might Still be Europe’s Greatest City

  Athens is the oldest city in Europe. With a history spanning over 2,500 years, it’s the birthplace of democracy, history, theatre and many aspects of science. The modern version has a population of 4.5 million people and while falling on tough economic times, that hasn’t changed the fact that Athens might still be Europe’s…

Olympia, Greece: A Journey Home

  This is a guest post written by Alex’s father, Alexander Kallimanis Sr. originally from Pyrgos Greece, who has dabbled in writing for many of the 86 years he’s resided on the planet (55 of which he’s spent in the United States). He’s authored a book entitled ‘Witness of my Time.’ As Alex jr. has…

How to Move to Europe!

  Thinking to move to Europe? As an American and Aussie husband and wife, who previously resided in Amsterdam and Dublin for a combined 6 years, and currently publishing this while on a work trip in Berlin, we say do it if you can! And for many, you indeed can. This is just a few…

Athens Worth Visiting During Financial Crisis?

Is Athens worth visiting? With an economic crisis that has seen unemployment reach 25%, the last few years have been a real hardship in the storied history of Greece. And Athens has a reputation of being referred to as an outgrown concrete jungle. Greece is one of the most visited countries in the world, yet…

Syros, The Best Greek Cyclades Island to Visit in Winter

Few people visit the Greek islands in winter because it’s typically cold, but this brings good deals and a different kind of romantic feel. Many businesses shudder their doors for the season, often heading back to the main land or focusing on renovations. A hotel proprietor in Mykonos told us that “many business owners enjoy spending winter…