Easy Island Hopping: Five Greek Islands You Can Reach Within Two Hours of Athens

Easy Island Hopping: Five Greek Islands You Can Reach Within Two Hours of Athens

No trip to Greece is complete without an island visit, and even if your trip centers around the mainland, there are plenty of islands you can visit for short stays or even day trips. Below we highlight five islands you can reach by ferry in under two hours from Piraeus, the main port of Athens.

Eight of the Very Best Greek Wines: What They Are and Where to Find Them

Eight of the Very Best Greek Wines: What They Are and Where to Find Them

Greece is famous for its delicious food but in recent years, it’s been getting international acclaim for its high-quality wine. Called “krasi” or “oenos” in Greek, wine is a foundational element of the culture so it should be no surprise that four Greek wineries made it to Wine and Spirit Magazine’s 2021 list of top 100 international wineries.

9 Things to See and Do in Skopje, the City of Sculptures

9 Things to See and Do in Skopje, the City of Sculptures

If you’re looking for a place that’s a bit off-the-beaten-track, where you are unlikely to run into large tour groups, consider a trip to Skopje (pronounced scope-ee-ah). One of the low-cost capitals in Europe, this quirky city offers visitors a wide range of attractions, from the Kale Fortress to the Mother Teresa Memorial House and from the Millennium Cross to...