Which Hotel to Stay in Athens, Greece?

By Alex Kallimanis: Athens is the oldest European capital and the birthplace of democracy. The city draws millions of visitors every year for great nearby beaches and incredible sites like the Acropolis. As a dual Greek and American citizen, I’ve made many trips to Athens over the years and have stayed in a range of…

Which Hotel to Stay in Athens, Greece?

Great off the Radar European Towns

By Alex Kallimanis:¬†Experiential travel has become a major buzzword in the industry, despite the fact the idea of immersing yourself in the culture, people and history has existed for centuries. While cities like London, Paris and Amsterdam are wonderful to visit, they’re also extremely touristy capitals. You’ll generally get more value for your money (especially…

6 Fantastic Greek Islands to Visit in 2018

By Alex Kallimanis: The Greek islands conjure images of beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs and narrow white washed pedestrian laneways. Tourism in Greece is booming again, and in summer, some islands are overwhelmed with visitors. During eight previous trips to Greece over the years, I’ve been fortunate to visit many of Greece’s most beautiful islands. Here…

What Else is There to do Near Olympia, Greece?

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…