Northern Greece is a stretch of so many landscapes. Thessaloniki, the second largest city, is making quite a name for itself for its amazing nightlife and festivals.  An hour away you can escape to the beautiful resort region called Halkidiki which boasts incredible beaches and resorts.  Epirus is a region known for water sports and hiking. Its villages are lined with cozy traditional accommodation, perfect for a winter wonderland escape.

The region is a mix of influences from neighboring countries including Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey, all adding their touches to local Greek culture and cuisine.

A Weekend in Pieria

Dedicate a weekend in Pieria and you’ll uncover a stunning region of Greece sitting at the foot of Mt. Olympus and the shores of the Thermaikos Gulf. Here are the top things to do…

Weekend in Halkidiki, Kassandra

I was off to a girls’ weekend in Halkidiki, Kassandra — a region in northern Greece that has the look and feel of a Greek island.