TRAVEL GREECE

Travel and Greece equals one loaded term because there are simply too many amazing destinations in this country. From the first year I arrived, I began to understand the travel possibilities. Whether I am assigned an article about Greece for a magazine, writing for a travel book or blogging, I am always excited to let the world know about my experience.

This section explores Athens, where I have been living for seven years as an expat. I do get to travel to Central Greece, Northern Greece and throughout the Peloponnese. The Greek islands are another section in itself! Read on to discover travel in Greece.

You can Create an Exhilarating Atmosphere anywhere in Parga

Parga is a beautiful resort town in the north-western side of Greece. It is looked upon as an Epirus gem. It is situated in the Epirus province, and the town looks over the Ionian islands of Paxos and Antipaxos. An introduction to Parga, Greece  A Heady Mix of History and Panoramic Views If you have […]

4 Cities from Greek Mythology You Can Visit Today

Greek mythology is a collection of hundreds of tales of gods punishing or aiding mortals, heroes defeating the monsters or saving the city, and beings both man and beast embarking on epic journeys.

What to Eat and Drink in Pelion

What to eat and drink in Pelion includes a famous Greek spirit accompanied by tasty little seafood plates. There’s much more to try…

Top 20 Things to Do in Pelion

The top things to do in Pelion all show off the diversity of central Greece’s mountainous, coast hugging landscape. Explore with the sea, sand and snow in mind.

Top Things to Do in Nafpaktos

The top things to do in Nafpaktos are steeped in 30 centuries of fascinating yet tempestuous history. From its impressive castle to its sea walls, Nafpaktos took me back in time.

Things to Do in Oreini Nafpaktia: Chestnuts, Jazz and Waterfalls

The top things to do in Oreini Nafpaktia all circle back to appreciating the region’s mountainous nature. Here are the top things to do in this unique corner of the Peloponnese.

Go Hiking in Meteora

Go hiking in Meteora and you’ll experience a unique convergence of nature and spirituality unlike anyplace else in Greece.

Sunset Meteora Tour

The Sunset Meteora Tour was perfectly timed to unfold a natural, historic and spiritual wonder of Greece: monasteries built on the sky-high peaks of incredible rock formations.

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…

Top Things to Do in Nafplio

Nafplio is by far one of the most beautiful and romantic towns on Greece’s coast, an easy day trip or weekend getaway from Athens. Here is a list of the top things to do in this historic seafront village…

Tour Cape Sounio and the Athens Riviera

Cape Sounio is must see sight on an Athens Riviera tour and even better when the sun goes down. That’s where we headed with Experience Taxi Tours one weekend afternoon, checking off the must-see spots on the city’s coastline to make our way to Sounio in time for sunset. Here’s where we went…

Greek Mythology Tour of Athens

The only Greek Mythology Tour of Athens gave an alternative perspective to the ancient monuments of the Greek capital. Our guide from Alternative Athens combined those famous myths with the actual places and spaces associated with them. Here’s what we discovered…

Top 5 Spots: The Best View of Athens

When I travel to any city, I love to seek out the best views.  Getting to the best view of Athens is also an opportunity to grab some fresh air and take a walk or a hike.  Here’s my list of where you can enjoy panoramic views as well as a few tips I can offer as a […]

Scenic and Smoke Free Cafes in Athens

Going out with friends for a leisurely coffee is a part of life in Greece.  While it’s a lovely aspect of Athenian culture, if you want to sit inside during the cooler months you can end up stinking like an ashtray.  It doesn’t have to be that way!  Here’s my list of scenic and smoke free indoor […]

Hiking Among Waterfalls in the Agrafa Mountains

We were on the hunt for the famed waterfalls of the Agrafa Mountains — ready for anything in our way.

Farm-to-Table Tour in the Greek Mountains

A farm-to-table tour in the Greek mountains surrounded me with fresh air and gave me a new kinds of hands-on insight into Central Greece’s amazing gastronomy.

Montanema Handmade Village: Luxury Mountain Getaway

Looking for a luxury mountain getaway in Greece? The Montanema Handmade Village is hidden in the lush, green velvet depths of the Pindos Mountains.

Horse Riding in Greece: Lake Plastiras

Lake Plastiras is a beautiful place to go horse riding in Greece. Here’s what you can expect and what you will see at the Saloon Stables…

The Cascading Chora of Serifos

The Chora of Serifos is the island’s main town. The whitewashed village cascades down a rocky island peak, making it a unique place in Greece to explore.

Pyrgos: A Marble Village on Tinos

Step into Pyrgos, the unique marble village in Tinos, and you’ll find yourself walking through a world of marble.

Bouzoukia in Athens: Live Greek Music Clubs

Partying at bouzoukia in Athens would be one of those unique Greek nightlife experiences to consider — one that could keep you out until seven in the morning. Here are some tips to “surviving” these fantastic Greek music clubs…

A Day in Karytaina Village

Driving through little Karytaina village was a pleasant surprise. During my weekend away in Dimitsana, I learned about this mountain town and decided to stay for a day.

Top Things to do in Dimitsana

The top things to do in Dimitsana revolve around enjoying its mountainous atmosphere.   Head to this hidden gem of a village in the Arcadia region of Greece for another perspective on Greece’s natural beauty.

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.

Best Little Bars in Athens

The best little bars in Athens may be on the small side but they offer a lot of personality and a great drink list.

skiing in greece

With the winter weather upon us here in Athens I thought to dedicate this post to skiing in Greece. Yes! You can.

The Athens Classic Marathon

I finished a race in the Athens Classic Marathon this year! It was a unique experience joining tens of thousands who came to run the original route dating back to ancient Greece.

The Polylimnio Waterfalls in Messenia

The Polylimnio Waterfalls are one of the best kept “secrets” of Greece.  Trek through the woods in the Messenia region of the Peloponnese to uncover them.