Best tips for female solo travellers

Is solo travelling the next challenge you wish to undertake? Here's some useful advice to help you thrive in your solo travels.

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Best city breaks in Europe for every type of traveller

Do you want your next holiday to be packed with action, neighborhood strolls, and nightlife? Then, you are crying out for a city break.

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A beginner’s guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a centrifugal force that pulls us back again and again. Maybe because we know what are the best things to do in the city.

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10 ways to stay fit while travelling

Travelling is a great excuse to break our routines. But why take a rest from our healthy habits? We say yes to staying fit while travelling.

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Iraklis

Iraklis

Sports Music

Fitness and music enthusiast, let me help you discover the "real" Duba...

 Greek, English
   Dubai

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Xavier

Xavier

Sports Music

I walk around my city and keep my ear to the ground for the coolest ev...

 Spanish; Castilian, Catalan; Valencian
   Barcelona

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Eleni

Eleni

Architecture Cooking

Athens is a beautiful urban maze and I can guide you through it

 English, Spanish; Castilian
   Athens , Rethymno

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Teri

Teri

Music Dancing

I love everything vintage. You'll find me where there's Swing, Rock n'...

 English, Greek
   Athens , Kalamata

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Experiences

Things to do, hand-picked by our locals
Best upcoming festivals in Morocco

Best upcoming festivals in Morocco

With mild temperatures and sunny skies throughout the year, Morocco is awash with cultural events and music festivals all year …

Christmas in Lisbon: How to pull it off like a local

Christmas in Lisbon: How to pull it off like a local

We may not have satellites and radars, but we have the eyes and ears of our loclpals. Today, we make …

4 worth-knowing ventures in Mauritius for mindful travelers

4 worth-knowing ventures in Mauritius for mindful travelers

During my two-year stay in Mauritius, I was curious to discover the action besides the lush hospitality industry and the …

Temperature in Dubai rising? Go Skiing

Temperature in Dubai rising? Go Skiing

Dubai is known to offer unforgettable and unique experiences that challenge the ordinary. This includes a ski slope in the …

Itineraries

Road trips, weekend getaways or express day-trips, we've got it all
6 cities to experience the Orthodox Easter

6 cities to experience the Orthodox Easter

Roman Catholics already gorged on their chocolate Easter eggs, whereas Eastern Orthodoxy is getting ready to celebrate Easter this Sunday. …

Armenia: Things to do beyond the top ten

Armenia: Things to do beyond the top ten

Armenia boasts religious sites such as cathedrals and monasteries, stunning nature, and 6,000 years of history. It’s also the place …

Koukaki: Athens’ cool neighborhood

Koukaki: Athens’ cool neighborhood

Back in the early 2000s, Koukaki was my liberation. Every morning, I was taking the 15-minute walk from my home …

Offbeat Cape Town: A day in the Mother City

Offbeat Cape Town: A day in the Mother City

Cape Town is at the top of every avid traveler’s wishlist. First, the Table Mountain, which is overlooking the lively …

Tips

Smart ideas and hacks to make the most of your trip
5 reasons to visit Rome

5 reasons to visit Rome

With a history of thousands of years, Rome never gets outdated in our bucket lists. There’s something incredibly charming about …

How to travel like a local

How to travel like a local

Traveling like a local is about being a life-changing experience and much less about ticking boxes and meeting the expectations …

Second-hand shops in Athens for your vintage soul

Second-hand shops in Athens for your vintage soul

I don’t know if it’s just me, but in my mind, there’s a strong link between traveling and shopping — …

Koutoukia in Athens: Where tradition meets good food

Koutoukia in Athens: Where tradition meets good food

What is koutouki? It is a small, traditional tavern, usually underground or not visible from the road. Why Greeks love …

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