Ancient Akrotiri Santorini: Guide, Tickets, Tour, History

Boxing girls fresco, Akrotiri

Santorini’s best-kept secret is Ancient Akrotiri, a buried city that is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Here’s the where, why, and how to walk through the excavated streets and peer into the homes of the people who perished when a volcanic explosion tore apart the island of Thera, ending the Minoan … Read more

Visiting the Ancient Olympic Stadium in Greece

Stadium at Ancient Olympia, By Lesekreis - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

You’ve heard of the world-famous Ancient Olympic stadium and the Olympic Games that were held there, but perhaps you’re not sure why you should go there and if it’s really worth your time? In this article, I’ll give all the background info you need to know, practical advice for planning your visit, the absolutely ‘can’t … Read more

The Oracle of Delphi: Visit Ancient Delphi

Ancient Delphi, Greece

The Oracle of Delphi was one of the most important figures in ancient Greece. Here’s all you know to know about the Oracle, about the Archaeological site of Delphi, and all the tips you need to plan your visit including what to see, how to get there, and where to stay. Where is Delphi? The … Read more

Visiting the Acropolis: Acropolis Entrance Fees, Hours, Best Tickets +Tours

Athens Skyline with Acropolis

Visiting the Acropolis and its highlights such as the remains of the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, and the Odeon of Herodotus Atticus is a must for any Greek itinerary. However, there are a few things to consider including changes made by the Greek government in 2023. This guide includes … Read more

How many days in Athens for first-time visitors?

Acropolis of Athens seen from the Agora of Athens

How many days in Athens should you spend the first time you visit Athens? Around 3-4 days is the perfect amount for first-timers and this detailed guide covers all the essential Athens sites. Here’s how to see the major sights in central Athens, the most important ancient sites, and the must-see museums. Find where to … Read more

Athens Ruins: A Guide to the best ancient Greek sites of Athens

Parthenon, Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Ancient ruins are scattered all over Athens, so how do you know which are the best Athens ruins to visit? In this complete guide, you’ll not only have all the practical info you need to visit the best Athens ruins but also why they are so important to Greece and to Western civilization. If you’re … Read more