Athens One Day Cruise: 3 Greek Islands in 12 hours!

  Some believe you have to go far away from Athens¬†and the Parthenon to find the true beauty and relaxation Greece has to offer, with some skipping the Athenian capital all together and flying to far off islands like Crete, Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini. But the beauty and essence of Greek life is everywhere, including…

What Does the Parthenon Look Like in 2014?

  At nearly 2,500 years old, the Parthenon is one of the world’s most famous buildings. We all learned about it at school at some point, and it’s as iconic as the Roman Colosseum and the pyramids in Egypt. The Parthenon was built as a Temple to the goddess of Athena during the Golden Age…

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…