Fall into Wellness at Greek Thermal Spas

With peak summer travel in the rear-view mirror, autumn is a wonderful time for a wellness trip in the cradle of western civilization. Early fall means the Aegean and Ionian Seas are still an ideal temperature for swimming along sandy beaches and rocky coves – sometimes adjacent to an archeological site like the Sanctuary of Hera, […]

Add Halkidiki to Your Greece Travel Plans

The Leonidas Memorial at Thermopylae

For most travelers, a trip to Greece means a history lesson in Athens and beach time at one of the famous islands like Santorini, Mykonos or Naxos. But I was dreaming of seeing Greece off-the-beaten-path where I could easily get both, and I found all that and more in the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece.  […]