2018 Year in Review – Travel

Readers came along with Founder & Editor Maria A. Karamitsos on her trip to Greece this summer. Let’s relive the highlights — and start planning for Greece 2019!

2018 Year in Review – Travel

Summer in Greece is always amazing, and 2018 was no exception! Our Founder & Editor Maria A. Karamitsos took us along on her family’s adventures in Athens, Kalamata, Crete, and more. If you follow us on Instagram, you came along on the entire trip! VIPs got special reporting from amazing Greece. Not a VIP? You can join here, FREE.

From adventures in Athens, to incredible days on the island of Crete, let’s take a look back to the highlights of 2018 in Travel.


2018 Year in Review Greek Travel


Don’t Skip Athens!

This summer, Maria A. Karamitsos & her family spent a month in Greece. They only had a few days in Athens, but there’s so much to explore. Let’s go along! (photos & video) Read more


You’ll Fall in Love with Crete, Too!

Have you ever been to Crete? This amazing Greek island stole our hearts! Come along on our 4-day trek to Crete. You will fall in love too. (photos & video) Read more


Alexandra Manousakis of Manousakis Winery
Alexandra Manousakis of Manousakis Winery. IMAGE: MAVROGENIS HARIS


Experience the Heart of Crete with Chania Wine Tours

On their recent trip to Crete, Maria A. Karamitsos and her family spent the day with Chania Wine Tours. Come along on their unforgettable tour. (photos & video) Read more


These Tours Will Make Your ‘Kids Love Greece’, Too

Travel planning agency Kids Love Greece designs tours to help kids experience Greece in a new – and fun way. Your kids will love with it too! Read more


Acropolis of Athens at night



Biolea Astrikas Estate Does it the Old Way — Here’s Why [Q&A]

While in Chania, Crete, we visited Biolea Astrikas Estate in Kolympari. Find out why they prefer to do things the old-fashioned way, and what it means for the olive oil. Read more


Manousakis Winery – Q&A with Alexandra Manousakis

This summer, we had an amazing visit at Manousakis Winery, run by Greek-American Alexandra Manousakis. Learn about her, the winery, and more. Read more


Stavros Beach aka Zorba's Beach near Chania, Crete
Because everyone needs a Zorba moment. IMAGE: PETER KARAMITSOS


2019 Travel

We’ve got some awesome adventures planned for 2019. Come along!


Read more:

2018 Year in Review – People

2018 Year in Review – Greek Books

2018 Year in Review – Lifestyle & Health

2017 Year in Review: Travel

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