Olympia, Greece: Local Tips for Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: 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…

Naxos, Greece: Tips for Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: 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. There are distinct similarities to Mykonos, but Naxos generally offers better value. Unlike some islands that largely abandoned farming for tourism jobs, Naxos did…

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

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, great food and wonderful scenery around the country have inspired me to make ten trips to Greece throughout my life….

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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…