Thessaloniki: The Perfect City Break

Thessaloniki was our last stop on our trip to Greece. By the time we got there, we had experienced mountains, seas, and lots of ancient sites. Neither one of us really knew what to do in Thessaloniki, but the city had some ideas. In this article I’ll take you through a little Thessaloniki itinerary, asContinue reading “Thessaloniki: The Perfect City Break”

VIKOS GORGE- An Untouched Paradise

What would you do if you had just hiked down one of the world’s deepest gorges and found yourself at the most turquoise river you have ever seen in your life! It turns out my first thought goes to I must get in even if I have no swimsuit. Yes, that’s right. I was aContinue reading “VIKOS GORGE- An Untouched Paradise”

Meteora Monasteries: When Beauty and History Collide

Meteora, a rock formation in central Greece homes two towns (Kalambaka and Kastraki) and several historic monateries and nunneries that live on top of the rocks. We initially visited Meteora because Josh loves hiking and climbing, and was interested in seeing the rocks. What we didn’t expect was to fall in love with still-running nunneries,Continue reading “Meteora Monasteries: When Beauty and History Collide”

Pelion: Greece’s Secret Paradise

When I initially thought about going to Greece, my number one bucket list item was to live my Mamma Mia dreams, visit a beach, and swim. Originally our thought was to visit Athens, then island hop before flying out of Santorini. When those plans changed because of the ‘rona, we decided to take a roadContinue reading “Pelion: Greece’s Secret Paradise”

Visit Athens: Top Tips for the Budget-Conscious Traveller

When you think of going on holiday to Greece, what do you think of? Luxurious island beaches, island villas, and all the seafood you can eat? Or interesting cities, in-your-face history, and the hustle and bustle of seeing a new city? Well, the thing about Greece is, you can have both of these holidays! WhilstContinue reading “Visit Athens: Top Tips for the Budget-Conscious Traveller”

Like the Locals Do- What to Eat in Athens, Greece

     Who said that when visiting a new city, to stick to the tourist path and not to detour from it? If you ask me, that person was very wrong. While most cities do have certain attractions that are completely worth seeing, even if they are super tourist-y (Acropolis anyone?), by taking a left insteadContinue reading “Like the Locals Do- What to Eat in Athens, Greece”