6 Reasons Greece is the Place to Be

GreeceEver thought about visiting Greece? From Crete, Halikidiki, Ionian Islands, to the South Aegean Islands, you can’t go wrong with any destination in Greece. Feel like island hopping or spending more time on one island, while visiting multiple areas on that island? Sounds like paradise to me. Your perfect vacation in Greece is awaiting you. Greece is a country not to be missed and to make your Greece holiday planning simple, browse the many options First Choice provides for the perfectly turquoise getaway in Greece. My first experience in Greece was mainland sailing, while stopping off on a couple different islands. My favorite part was seeing the coast in the distance from the sailboat. The sights I saw along the way were as if I was in a fairy tale. Although I wasn’t able to visit all of the Greek destinations I imagined, I was still able to get a sample of what Greece can offer. I know that I will return to explore more within this beautiful country. If you didn’t know it already, Greece is the place to be. Continue reading

The Best of Greece

GreeceMy short trip in Greece didn’t give me much time to explore, but it gave me enough of a taste of the fabulous wonders in the country to know right away that I love it. I can’t wait to be able to explore more of the incredible sights in Greece. Until then, I have the memories of sailing the coastal mainland while absorbing the best of what Greece has to offer. Continue reading

Sailing Greece’s Turquoise Coast

GreeceGreeceMainland sailing in Greece was everything I imagined it to be. Waking up as the sun rises, sailing the most beautiful turquoise water I have ever seen, swimming in the salty shimmering sea, and watching the sun set each night is an experience I will have with me forever. Although I wasn’t able to visit the Greek destinations I imagined, I was still able to get a sample of what Greece can offer. I can’t wait to see more of the one place my heart holds a special space for. My favorite part was seeing the coast in the distance from the sailboat. The sights I saw along the way were stunning and magical. Continue reading

European Turquoise Bucket List Destination: Greece

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GreeceOne of my European turquoise dream bucket list destinations was Greece! I’ve always wanted to see the turquoise waters that surround the Mediterranean country. Finally, in 2014, I’ve made my way from Ancona, Italy to mainland Greece. After an 18 hour ferry, I landed in the one place I always dreamt about and seen in magazines and movies. I was lucky enough to pick a Topdeck tour that included stunning turquoise destinations like Nice, Venice, Dubrovnik, and of course Greece. Although I won’t be able to visit the islands I have dreamed about visiting, like Santorini, I still had the opportunity make it to Greece. Good things come to those who wait. There is always time to return in the future with my boyfriend who also longs for a vacation in Greece for an island hopping adventure. Mainland sailing of Greece is a dream come true. Continue reading

Overnight Ferry to Greece

Ancona, Italy to Plateria ,Greece

When I was told I would be taking an 18 hour overnight ferry journey from Italy to Greece I never expected to be sleeping on a floating city:

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