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Guides to Greece and the Greek Islands 

I’ve been living in Greece for more than 20 years, and have travelled all over the country. Over the past 10 years, I’ve written hundreds of travel articles about Greece and Travel in Greece with kids.

In these articles, I will share the best destinations in Greece and the Greek islands for families. These family travel guides will help you to plan your own trip with kids to this beautiful country.



28 October or Οχι Day 2019

October 28th is a national holiday in Greece. It is the day that commemorates the rejection by Greek Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940. This day is known by Greeks around the world as ‘Oxi Day‘ (No Day). The day is celebrated not only in Greece but also in Cyprus and in Greek communities around the world. On 28 October, festivities and…

Relaxed family vacation at Guardiero in Kythnos

Once you get to know Kythnos, you will realize why its name is derived from the ancient Greek verb ‘keftho’, which means ‘hidden’. So much hidden beauty and authentic Aegean character here, and so close to Athens. With a long history and stunning nature, Kythnos, modest and hospitable but also unexpectedly beautiful and serene, was…

Nafpaktos with Kids

· A Family Travel Guide ·

White mountain peaks, cinematic lagoons, lakes and rivers. Ancient ruins, mediaeval castles and the echoes of a heroic past: meet Nafpaktos and Messolonghi. During our Go West Travel Bloggers Greece trip, I have discovered a Greece where winter activities and sunny beaches meet each other in perfect harmony. An all-year-round destination with lots to see,…

Travel Bloggers Greece Celebrates Four Years of Promoting Greece

March 15, 2019 Tourism Press The first professional blogger network in Greece, Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG), gathered at the Thermae Sylla Wellness Hotel to mark its fourth year of promoting Greece as a year-round destination. The historic Thermae Sylla spa, a Greek tourism landmark, hosted the weekend. Thermae Sylla Spa and Wellness Hotel was a…

Greek Carnival

2019 Greek Carnival Dates Triodion: Sunday, February 17th Tsiknopempti: February 28th Tsiknopempti Weekend: Friday, March 1st – Sunday, March 3rd Cheesefare Thursday: March 7th Main Carnival Weekend:  Friday, March 8th-Sunday March 10th Clean Monday: March 11th Preparing for Lent Greek Carnival or Apokries is a family celebration with street parties, parades, and masquerades. Carnival ( from Latin: carne…


Family Experiences Blog

Hi, Welcome to my blog! I am Celeste, mom of two girls who loves to travel. I have spent 24 years exploring beautiful Greece.

When my kids were born, it became my passion to find unique destinations and quality activities for families. I created this blog to share my experiences with other parents.

If you need inspiration for planning your family vacation in Greece, I am here to help! As a passionate insider parent, I review hotels, places to visit and activities for kids. Join me as I explore Greece with my family!

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