Thessaloniki, or Salonika as the locals call it, is the second biggest city in Greece after the capital Athens. Due to its dynamic history, it brings together a very interesting mix of culture, cuisine, architecture, and art. Not being a famous tourist island makes it a perfect place for exploring the authentic and unspoiled greek elements. Being both a historical marvel and a modern cosmopolitan city, Thessaloniki was the best city to start our introduction to Greece. Thessaloniki was … [Read more...] about What to do in Thessaloniki for 3 days? Is it worth visiting?
Thessaloniki Thessaloniki is the second biggest city in Greece after the capital, Athens. Not being a famous touristic island makes it a perfect place for exploring real Greece which is more than just beaches and white houses of Santorini. It is a historical marvel and offers a lot to explore on that front. This is why it was the best city to start my Offbeat Greece project. What to do in Thessaloniki Seep in the soulful views at Promenade: Promenade is the most lively and crowded part of the … [Read more...] about A complete guide for an epic weekend in Thessaloniki
Tsagkarada (Greek: Τσαγκαράδα) While everyone was busy catching Pokemon, I felt left out. I never cared about Pokemon, not when I was a teenager, not now. But I had to win this catching mania and what could be cooler than catching Centaurs? (Ha! Pokemon lovers: 0, Me: 1) A greek friend of mine recommended me to visit Pelion mountain and its small villages for a glimpse of the hidden Greece. I started researching a bit more about these mystery villages and stumbled upon myths behind them. … [Read more...] about Tsagkarada: centaurs and chestnuts in the heavenly Pelian village