Great Tips for Visiting Athens

The birthplace of democracy is an all-time classic. These are some of the highlights of visiting Athens, including ways to save visiting the archeological sites. Don’t miss a live Rembetika performance at a Greek Taverna – Greek folk museum captures the essence of the Greek spirit.

View of Athens with the Caryatides

Reasons Greece Should Be Your Next Vacation

Last updated on February 26th, 2019 at 05:58 amGreece 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. Athens…

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 pm2016 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 effects…

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

Palace of Knossos, Europe’s Oldest Civilization

Last updated on March 21st, 2021 at 09:43 pmLegendary myths and history collide at the oldest advanced civilization in the western world. The Palace of Knossos, just outside the largest city on Greece’s biggest island, Heraklion, Crete is both unique and controversial. Originally discovered by the Cretan merchant Minos Kalokairinos in 1877, English aristocrat Sir….