Tarpon Springs, Florida: Tips For Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: Tarpon Springs, Florida, just 30 miles northwest of Tampa, has the highest percentage of Greek Americans of any town in the United States. The area first saw a heavy wave of Greek immigrants in the early 1900’s, primarily from Dodecanese islands like Kalymnos. Sponges, as well as many delicious Greek restaurants, bakeries…

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5 Great Tips for Visiting Athens in 2018

By Alex Kallimanis: 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…

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…

Puebla, Mexico: Awesome Value Anniversary Destination

Puebla overwhelmed us with charm for our 12 year wedding anniversary in March, 2017. A beautiful town formerly colonized by the Spanish, Puebla’s architecture dates back to the 1500’s. For North Americans, it’s like traveling to Spain without the jetlag. Puebla is also one of the foodie capitals of Mexico, along with Oaxaca and the…

Is Singapore Worth A Visit? Debunking The Myths

Photo credit: Wikimedia Singapore has quickly climbed the heights of economic power, and is now one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. It is a relatively new country, gaining independence from Malaysia in 1965. As there are some negative stereotypes associated with traveling there, such as high costs, strict rules and a harsh…

Singapore Worth a Visit?