Thessaloniki…. A name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. This is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now a beating heart of culture, cuisine and heritage with the diversity of people that have come through millennia. Read more
Escape to Arnea
Start from the mountainous area, visiting Arnea, a famous traditional settlement- the most beautiful in Halkidiki! Wander in its alleys, visit the folklore museums, walk in the mountain paths, dream under the waterfalls, cycle in wonderful routes, shop organic honey to “sweeten and honey” your first days of your common life, taste the famous toulouba, taste organic wine of local production, see how the organic feta cheese and yogurt is made and try the most delicious dishes you have ever tasted!
Less than three hours from Athens by car is an area of stunning natural beauty combining mountain lakes, evergreen forests, alpine meadows and more. Read more
As the capital of the Cyclades, the town of Ermoupoli has plenty of life all year round making it a great destination for an off-season island trip. Read more
Two hours away from Athens, Nafplio, one of the most charming cities in the Peloponnese, is a beloved destination all year round. Very close to the atmospheric historical center of the town, between the main Vassileos Konstantinou and Staikopoulou Streets, “Antonio Gambello” recently opened its doors. Read more
In the autumn, the upland villages of Greece are at their best; in fact, some of them keep their distance from the spotlight, thus sparking the interest of real nature lovers and those fascinated by off-the-beaten-track destinations. Read more
For our final trip of the summer, we spent 5 days in the Ionian Islands of Greece. We visited the Greek Isles last September as well because the mobs of tourist recede, the waters are still warm and the sun shines everyday. This year, we chose the island of Paxos, known for its vivid seas, rustic landscapes and more secluded beaches than many of the more well-known islands in the area. Read more