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My Experience at Greece’s Ancient Sites

In 2019, my lifelong dream to see the ancient sites of Greece came true. I was raised hearing about the country’s magic, so arriving in Athens felt like a homecoming.

The people, the culture, the food, and the warm, salty Aegean Sea all felt like a natural fit. Most people spoke English, and the ones who didn’t had expressive hands like me, so communication was never a problem.

My husband and I wanted to make the most of our trip. What could we see here and nowhere else in the world? What most piqued our interest? What promised to move us? What seemed the most Greek?

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Topics: Europe, Greece, Guest Stories, International Travel

What to Pack for Greece

From April through September, the weather in Greece is ideal for traveling and sightseeing. You can expect sunny and dry conditions as you explore Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, and more.

To prepare for your trip, follow our packing list to make sure you bring all the essentials.

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Topics: Europe, Greece, Travel Tips, Packing Lists

Greek Customs: 10 Dos and Don’ts for Visiting Greece

Whether it’s your first visit to Greece or a return trip, knowing the customs and practices of the locals is always a good idea. Not only will you it help you make friends along the way, it will also allow you to avoid unwittingly committing embarrassing cultural faux pas. Here are some do’s and don’ts to know before traveling to Greece:

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Topics: Greece, Travel Tips

Top 10 traditional Foods to Try in Greece

Greece is one of our most popular destinations for countless reasons. The warm weather, the friendly locals, the natural beauty, and absolutely fascinating history all attract their fair share of guests—but it’s the food that leaves the biggest impression. Greece is renowned for its fresh, flavorful cuisine—healthy and natural, Mediterranean food is a treat for your palette as well as nourishing for your body. Here are some of our favorite authentic Greek foods:

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Topics: Greece, Travel Tips

Top 10 Things to Know When Traveling to Greece

Greece is a bucket list destination where the light is bright, the water is the purest blue and the food, well… don’t get me started. From the iconic Acropolis of Athens to the Caldera of Santorini, there’s plenty to experience—just imagine sipping cocktails at sunset in Mykonos or sailing the Cyclades islands, strung like a strand of pearls across the Aegean Sea. Here are some tips for how to best explore Greece.

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Topics: Greece

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