6 Fantastic Greek Islands to Visit

Last updated on December 19th, 2022 at 04:22 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: The Greek islands conjure images of beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs and narrow whitewashed pedestrian laneways. In summer, popular islands like Santorini and Mykonos are packed with visitors. But late spring and early fall offer warm weather and a reprieve from the crowds. I’ve been…

Wonderful Hidden Gem Destinations to Visit

Last updated on January 15th, 2023 at 08:39 pmWe visited some fantastic destinations over the last year that you should put on your radar. These are wonderful places filled with great scenery and delicious food, which offer great value. Here are 5 hidden gem destinations around the world! Puebla, Mexico Puebla charmed us for our…

Local Tips for Visiting Olympia, Greece

Birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC, Olympia is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Many tourists filter in through the cruise ship port Katakolo, which is lined with sandy beaches, seaside restaurants and shops. Between Olympia and Katakalo is the town of Pyrgos, where my father was born.

Great Tips for Visiting Athens

Last updated on March 1st, 2023 at 11:08 pm By Alex Kallimanis: The capital of Greece is truly an all time classic. Athens is dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, like the Acropolis, which offers stunning views overlooking the city and Aegean Sea. Hospitable people, amazing food and wonderful scenery around the country continue to inspire…

View of Athens with the Caryatides

Reasons Greece Should Be Your Next Vacation

Last updated on February 26th, 2019 at 05:58 am Greece is a wonderful country to visit and we’re excited to be returning again next week! Being a dual Greek and American citizen, I may be a little biased, but nearly 30 million people visited Greece in 2016, which is home to just 11 million residents….

Bell walking along the marina in the town of Agia Anna in Naxos, Greece