In 2008, 16 million tourists visited Greece and ever since then, this number has only been growing, having reached 28.7 million in 2018. So, what attracts so many people to this European country? The beaches, mythology and delicious food are a big part of it, but there’s even more to Greece than that. Keep reading as we go through 11 of… Read More
Greece is a dream destination for travel lovers. With beautiful islands dotting the sea, ancient history, vibrant cities and fantastic beaches, it has it all!
This guide to Greek food takes you through traditional Greek dishes to eat and order when visiting Greece, and it ends with a dining experience on the beautiful island of Zante. I wrote about the many reasons to visit Zante earlier on The Planet D and believe me, they are many. Food is definitely one of the main reasons. I… Read More
The capital of Greece is the perfect place to get your dose of ancient history while taking in the vibrant Greek culture. Explore the city with our complete breakdown of the best things to do in Athens. In order to bring you the most comprehensive information on what you should see in Athens, we partnered with local resident Marisa. We… Read More
Corina from Another Milestone shares everything you need to know about visiting Halkidiki, Greece. Halkidiki Greece – The Complete Travel Guide Halkidiki is an area located in the northern part of Greece. It is famous for its three peninsulas known as “the three legs” – Kassandra, Sithonia, and Mount Athos. Image by RzlBrz007700 from Pixabay There are some affiliate links in the… Read More
When watching Mama Mia, I dreamed of the island paradise where Meryl Streep ran her crumbling hotel. “Where is this?” I asked myself. It turns out Mama Mia was filmed in the Pelion region of Greece located a five hour’s drive north of Athens. Pelion Greece I assumed Mama Mia was filmed in Crete or Santorini. I had pictured the film crew hanging… Read More
While most people seem to visit for a day on a cruise ship, there are many things to do in Santorini to fill up a week or two of your time! We fell in love with Santorini. A lot of people tell us “they don’t like Santorini, it’s too busy.” But we found it to be a magical destination. 22 Things… Read More