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Need some inspiration for your next holiday? Or are you simply looking for blogs to satisfy your wanderlust? Culture Trip has compiled a list of the top travel bloggers based in Greece that you should follow. There will surely be at least one blog with which you will fall in love.
Writing in English and French, Chrysoula Manika is the creative mind behind Travel Passionate, which focuses on luxury travel and cultural and culinary experiences. With a background in tourism and marketing, Chrissy’s adventures not only take you around Greece but also the world. Make sure to check her Discover Greece section, where you can find all kinds of useful tips about the country.
A true globetrotter, England-born Dave Briggs has been sharing all of his adventures from around the world and from his new home in Athens on his blog, Dave’s Travel Pages. As one of the oldest blogs on the internet, Dave recalls his numerous trips around the globe, including one of his biggest, which involved leaving the UK to go to Athens by bike. Dave is also compiling a guide to every single museum in the Greek capital. Want to learn more? Head straight to his blog now!
For those of you who speak Greek (though you may stumble upon a few English-written articles), then My Landing Runway is for you. Journalist Maria Petropoulou is originally from Athens but loves travelling around Greece and abroad. Her blog is a treasure trove of fun tips, random musings and well-written articles about her travel adventures that you will surely enjoy reading. You may find more of her writing (in English) at Greek City Times.
Wearing multiple hats, Tzina Varotsi is an accountant, a mother of four sons, and the mind behind the blog Eikones & Psithyroi (Icons & Whispers). A simple yet well-structured travel blog with tips and inspiration, it is Tzina’s photographic outlet where she shares her vision of the world and various destinations in Greece and Europe. Not strictly limited to travel, her blog also includes book and product reviews, restaurant recommendations and even walks around beautiful Athens.
The writer of the blog My Greece Travel Blog, Donny B, a destination expert for Mykonos with more than 10 years of exploring Greece, loves travelling and shares his passion through his blog. There you will find trip reports, recommendations and tips not only for Mykonos but Greece as a whole.
With a background in communications, media and culture, and an MBA degree in digital media, Maria worked for a public relations agency in Milan, Italy for a while where she specialised in social media and digital PR before moving back home. She then decided to create Travel Stories From My World, a website where she shares her love for travelling and exploration and inspires young women to travel solo. Through her blog, she takes readers on trips around Greece and the world and gives useful tips as well.
An author, travel blogger and journalist, US-bred Marissa Tejada relocated to Greece a few years ago and started her travel blog. Titled Travel Greece, Travel Europe, the blog contains a series of travel stories, tips and insights not only into Greece and the islands but also other European destinations. A member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Marissa regularly contributes to several media outlets such as CNN Travel, Forbes Travel and Lonely Planet. As the co-founder of Travel Bloggers Greece, the first professional travel bloggers network in the country, Marissa is a useful source when it comes to travelling.
Dimitris Asithianakis is a German-born Greek who moved to Greece as a child. Growing up in Athens, he went on to study photography, and now, he not only takes photographs but is also a photography teacher. Photography Traveler, a highly visual blog that focuses on his love of photography and travel, is written in English. With stunning photos, the destinations he shares come to life on the screen, and you cannot help but start planning your holidays. Enjoy at your own risk.