2017 Year in Review: Travel

2017 Year in Review WindyCity Gree

This past year, we published several articles on travel to Greece and the Greek islands. Let’s take a look back, with the Year in Review in Travel.

2017 Travel

This year, we published travel articles by Gabi Ancarola, Marissa Tejada, Alexia Amvrazi, Onoufrios Dovletis, and Maria Constantinides. Here’s a recap.


2017 Year in Review WindyCity Greek


Traveling with Kids? Choose Family-Friendly Crete!

Parents are often anxious about traveling with kids. Family Travel Blogger Gabi Ancarola puts them at ease. Today, she recommends family-friendly Crete. Read more



Travel Bloggers Greece Marks 2-Year Anniversary

The first professional blogger network in Greece, Travel Bloggers Greece, celebrated its 2-year anniversary, with an excursion to Pelion. Come along! Read more



Meanwhile, Back at ‘The Ranch’… The Wild West is Alive in the Heart of Corinthia

Looking for something different? The Ranch in Corinthia has something for everyone — summer camp and an all-year destination with a Western-themed recreational park set in nature. Read more


Greece off-season hiking on snow capped mountains
If you go to Greece off-season, you may enjoy hiking through snow-capped mountains. IMAGE: GABI ANCAROLA



Minister Kountoura: Visit Greece – It’s Your Destination Vacation 24 hrs/365 days

In February 2017, Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura visited Chicago. She encouraged people to visit Greece any time of the year. Read more



Culinary Backstreets: Exploring the Culinary Heart of Athens

Athens’ food scene is a perfect mix of Greek tradition and culture. On a Culinary Backstreets walk, Marissa Tejada discovered what she’d been missing all these years. Read more



15 Things You’re Missing If You Don’t Go to Greece

Still on the fence about a trip to Greece this year? There’s so much to see and experience. Here are 15 things you’ll miss if you don’t travel to Greece. Read more



Halki Hidden Naxos
Halki is known as the kitron capital. While in Naxos, stop in Halki to sample the “national” drink. IMAGE: GABI ANCAROLA



Discover Hidden Naxos: 5 Places off the Beaten Path

The island of Naxos is a treasure trove of experiences. There’s more here than the beach. Head off the beaten path and discover some of her secrets. Read more



3 Reasons You Should Hire a Tour Guide in Athens, Greece

Traveling to Greece? Top-rated Athens Tour Guide Onoufrios Dovletis says that to make the most of your trip, you should hire a pro tour guide. Here’s why.  Read more



Patmos: Explore Greek Island Elegance

Tourists are flocking to the place where St. John had his Revelations. Patmos island presents a veritable treasure trove of experiences. Let’s explore! Read more



The Ranch Corinthia
The Ranch is Greece’s first venue offering events, conferences, and a great summer camp for kids. IMAGE: ALEXIA AMVRAZI



Greece Off-Season: an Amazing Destination Year-Round

Did you know that after summer, Greece still offers long periods of warm temperatures? Discover why you should visit Greece off-season. Read more



Travel 2017

Wow! So many great places to explore. Did you visit any of these destinations? Did you take any of their suggestions? Let us know in the comments. Here’s to many adventure-filled trips in 2018!


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Check out more of our 2017 Year in Review:

2017 Year in Review: KEFI

2017 Year in Review: Greek Start-ups

2017 Year in Review: Greek Wine

2017 Year in Review: Greek Books

2017 Year in Review: Lifestyle & Health

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