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…

5 reasons to discover the Holy Island, Patmos

Patmos, the most northern Island of the Dodecanese. Famous because of the Cave where Saint John wrote the Apocalypse. The Island overwhelmed me with its peaceful and blissful atmosphere, the relaxing and quiet beaches, its beautiful nature and its inspiring history. The Island is not touristic at all, most visitors are Greeks. However, the inhabitants…

A medieval walk through Rhodes Old Town

Looking for a new adventure? A great love for history? In for souvenir shopping? Or just want to enjoy good food in a great atmosphere? In this case you definitely have to visit Rhodes Old Town. The historical part of the city of Rhodes is the oldest inhabited medieval town of Europe. I fell in…

How to relax on Laid-back Kos

Sandy beaches, lovely boat trips, a wonderful sunrise, the best cocktail bars, great service and even a volcano trip to Nisyros. Last summer Ben and I were traveling the Dodecanese islands. A perfect island group for some Greek Island hopping. The Dodecanese islands offers you so much to do that it might be a bit…

How to find a job abroad in 6 easy steps

1,5 Year ago I made my decision. I wanted to work abroad. There were several reasons that made me make that decision. The most important one was that I wanted to see the world and I didn’t had a bank account that could support that. I figured out that finding a job in a different…

Day trip to Aegina

When you visit Athens you will experience that Athens is a really vibrant City with many museums, historical sites, taverns and other great places to visit. You will not get bored for sure. However, it can be nice to escape the never sleeping City for one day and find some rest at one of the…