The dream vacation in Greece can be so much fun, especially if you are traveling with friends! You have been looking forward to it, but the costs are holding you back. You need not as Greece, if planned well, can be done well within your budget and you can still hop around and enjoy the … Read more
Elounda is located in the north of the Greek island Crete. A small fishing village, Elounda has lots to offer for holidaymakers from a relaxed nightlife scene to some gorgeous day trips in the sun. So, without further ado, here is our list of the best things to do in Elounda, Crete. 1. Visit Plaka … Read more
All vacations are memorable, but some are clearly better than others. Think of a time where everything went perfectly, and now imagine your next trip being even better! With these essential tips, you can make every vacation better than the last one. Choosing the Perfect Location Your destination is the key to having a wonderful … Read more
To be a marathon runner, you’ve got to be more than just physically fit. You’ve got to be mentally prepared for the mega challenge ahead. However, for those who are insane enough to consider running a marathon, you’re in the right place. This is a guide to the seven ultimate marathons for any (very) keen … Read more
Greek food in Greece: dinner prepared with 1,000-year-old culinary traditions I wasn’t sure what I had in mind about Greek food before going to Greece. Visions of gyros with tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, yogurt and a few recipes I’d tried preparing at home came to mind. In the coastal city of Thessaloniki, I found that … Read more
Before we went to Athens I only knew about Aegina because I had watched one of Jamie Oliver’s TV shows, Jamie does Athens. He visited the Greek island, explored it and cooked all sorts of delicious, yummy food. Then and there I decided that we needed to see this island ourselves. When we found out … Read more
Roadside shrines: A Mystery of Visiting Greece Driving in Greece you can’t go very far without seeing little shrines, located along the side of the road. Often brightly painted, they often occupy the most scenic spots, on steep cliffs with beautiful views of the sea far below. During a recent trip through the Peloponnesian peninsula, I … Read more
… under the looming gaze of the Parthenon, lies the Monastiraki section of the city. Take a stroll through this bustling neighborhood where vendors sell fish, meat and vegetables alongside more touristy fare of T-shirts, worry beads and replicas of ancient vases, and you’ll come across one of my all-time favorite treats : roast chestnuts. You have to work a little at peeling back the crispy outer layer, but it’s worth it! Chestnut vendors sell roast corn as well — tastes great with a sprinkle of Greek sea salt on top.