How to Spend the Perfect Week in Greece

By Alex Kallimanis: Greece conjures images of picturesque island hopping amid storied ancient sites. How to spend the perfect week in Greece depends on the individual. If you want to lie on the beach by day and party at night, visit Ios or Myknonos in summer. This article assumes you want a mix of highlights…

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

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, amazing food and wonderful scenery around the country continue to inspire generations of travelers. Trendy restaurants and bars of modern…

View of Athens with the Caryatides

10 Reasons Athens Might Still be Europe’s Greatest City

Athens is the oldest capital city in Europe, with a population of around 5 million people. With history spanning thousands of years, Greece is considered the birthplace of western civilization. The long recession has allowed Athens to transform itself into a multi-layered society influenced by European neighbors. Today, trendy restaurants and cafes sit alongside ancient…