Local Tips for Visiting Olympia, Greece

Last updated on August 13th, 2021 at 02:40 amBy Alex Kallimanis: Birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC, Olympia is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. Many tourists filter in through the cruise ship port Katakolo, which is lined with sandy beaches, restaurants and shops. Between Olympia and Katakalo is…

Great Tips for Visiting Athens

Last updated on January 10th, 2023 at 12:54 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

The Many Reasons You Will Love Chania, Crete

Last updated on December 14th, 2021 at 10:43 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: There’s something magical about the second largest town on Greece’s biggest island. We’re frequently asked “where is your favorite place?” Chania, Crete ranks among our top destinations. There are a lot of beautiful places in the world, so the warmth and hospitality of locals…

Travel Recap of 2016, Packed with Tips

Last updated on December 22nd, 2022 at 04:55 pm 2016 was a crazy year. Americans selected a self serving celebrity businessman with no political experience to be in charge of the most powerful army in the world. And British people voted to leave the European Union, as many workers struggle with job losses and the…

Alex and Bell are standing on a pathed section of the Great Wall of China with mountains and the wall trailing along them in the background