This is why I admire my early morning…

Today I was thinking to write about something totally different. A thing that does however also influence my travel experience. I am writing about one of my habits: waking up early. Although there was a time (during my study) that I could sleep for hours in the morning, except for that I have always been…

Romantic getaway to an active volcano: Santorini!

As Valentine is coming up, I decided to write about the most gorgeous and romantic place I have been so far (jup, even more romantic than Paris if you ask me): Santorini! One of my Greek colleagues told me once about this Greek saying: Once you have been to Santorini with your partner, you either…

Why you should definitely visit Thessaloniki!

May not as well-known as the capital city of Greece, but Thessaloniki is absolutely worth a visit. Thessaloniki shows a lot of similarity with Athens. It has old Roman sites, waiting to be discovered, Greek Orthodox Church, mostly built in Byzantine style, on every corner of the street and an adorable boulevard that’s just perfect…

The Best of 2017

2017 was such a great year with so many memorable moments. Ben and I decided to make as many trips as possible. Sometimes this meant leaving on Friday right after work and flying back on Monday morning going almost straight to work. Although I am the kind of person that really needs 8 hours of…

Athens other Historical Treasures

I guess everyone is familiar with Athens crown jewel, the Acropolis. The Parthenon standing proudly on top the Acropolis, dominating the enormous city. Greece has an amazing history, with Athens as one of its main centers. That’s why this city has so much more to offer than only the Acropolis. Inhabited for at least 3000…

Shopping guide through Athens

Although I have a love for history, historical cities, learning about new cultures and traditions and impressive architecture, I do have also have a more simplistic interest, shopping! I can’t help it, but walking from one shop to the other, looking for that one special thing or being surprised by something I wasn’t even looking…

My current home town, Piraeus

During  the 5th century BC. Piraeus was already dedicated as the main port of Athens. Although it used to be a small village once, the city itself has a population of over 160.000 right now. It’s in my opinion impossible to get lost on this peninsula since every single road will eventually lead you to…

How Ben and I travelled through the Dodecanese in one week

The Dodecanese Islands are perfect for some Greek Island hopping! Last summer Ben and me spend one week (to be more specific eight full days) to discover the amazing islands of the Dodecanese. The trip included history, relaxing, a volcano, city trips, beaches and of course good food. I will tell you something about the…

ATHENS CROWN JEWEL, THE ACROPOLIS

I hope you like history as much as I do, since this blog will highlight one of Greece most famous and interesting sites: The Acropolis! I guess everyone who is planning a trip to Athens wants to see the Acropolis with its impressive Parthenon. However, a visit to the Acropolis is not only interesting for…