What Else is There to do Near Olympia, Greece?

Birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC, Olympia is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. Nearby, tourists are also drawn to a long stretch of sandy beaches, with Katakolo serving as the gateway for visitors via cruise ship. In the middle lies the town of Pyrgos, where my father was…

Tips for Visiting Naxos: Best of Greece

Naxos is one of the best all around islands in Greece. Its main town of Naxos Chora features charming pedestrian-only laneways and has a picturesque harbor with breathtaking sunsets. The main town is similar to Mykonos, only prettier and less expensive. Naxos is packed with great restaurants, authentic villages in the mountains, ancient sites, beautiful…

Romantic Places to Travel for Christmas

Are you thinking to travel somewhere for Christmas this year? Or maybe you’re planning a romantic trip this winter to give as a Christmas gift? Cities like New York, Paris, London and Rome, are great ideas for Christmas. But here are some other romantic places to travel for Christmas, that we have experienced firsthand over…

5 Great Tips for Visiting Athens in 2018

I’ve made eight trips to Greece since 1999. Beautiful scenery, hospitable people and great times continue to draw us back. I’ve enjoyed watching Athens transform over the years, and the city is as cool and edgy as ever. Last year a record 30 million visitors traveled to Greece. With gorgeous photos plastered around social media,…

5 Reasons to Take Your Significant Other to the Alps

Guest contribution by Rebecca Crawford: When it comes to romance in Europe, there are a few things that immediately come to mind. Gondoliers in Venice, riding the London Eye and gazing over Paris from the Eiffel Tower. But there are some often-overlooked destinations that deserve discussion. When it comes to perfect places to bond with…