Romantic Balkans Towns for Couples Trips

Last updated on January 24th, 2023 at 05:17 pmThe Balkan nations offer idyllic slices of historic European beauty. Pristine coastlines, rugged mountains, medieval towns, delicious cuisine and hospitable locals highlight the region. It’s also generally a less expensive area compared to most of western and northern Europe. Dubrovnik, Kotor, Budva and Mostar are some of…

Alex waving atop the Kriva Cuprija bridge in Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina

Costa Del Sol’s Charming Vacation Destinations

Last updated on January 20th, 2023 at 04:40 pmCosta del Sol translates to “Coast of the Sun” in Spanish. The popular vacation destination comprises coastal towns and communities in Andalusia. Sandy beaches, year-round sunshine, vibrant towns and delicious Andalusian cuisine make it a fantastic vacation destination. In June, I spent 12 days in Andalusia while…

Kavala, Greece: A Historic Seaside Spa Town

Considered the “Monaco of Greece,” Kavala is ideal for a beachside getaway. Scenic mountains surround the strikingly beautiful historic seaside town. A variety of restaurants offer excellent seafood, meat, vegetarian and traditional Greek dishes, a hallmark of visiting a foodie nation. Trendy cafes and bars offer happening reprieves to pass the time over refreshing drinks,…

View of the Aegean Sea and city of Kavala from the top of the Kavala Acropolis

Property Locations in Greece to Establish EU Residency

Last updated on December 29th, 2022 at 02:02 pmThe European lifestyle is distinctly different from the United States. The pace of everything from business to dining is typically more relaxed. Going on vacation usually means not checking email at all – which is shocking to many Americans. I’m fortunate to have both USA and Greek…

Historic Thermal Towns: A Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

Last updated on October 30th, 2022 at 07:39 amThere is nothing like stepping into a bath to soak away the stresses of the week. Thermal baths are no exception, with added benefits to our health and well-being. The European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA) plays an important role in growing this tradition thanks to fantastic…

Photo overlooking people swimming in the Gellert Spa indoor thermal pool in Budapest, Hungary.