Sofia Adventures
Photos from Pope Francis’s Visit to Sofia

Photos from Pope Francis’s Visit to Sofia

Pope Francis visited Sofia, Bulgaria today, giving a public prayer at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and holding a full public Mass in Prince Alexander of Battenberg Square. Which, full disclosure, even after being in Sofia for so long I had no idea that the wide portion...
Chania or Heraklion: Which City in Crete is Right for You?

Chania or Heraklion: Which City in Crete is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether you should visit Chania or Heraklion on your trip to Crete? Both cities have advantages and similarities, but they are very different places. If you stay within Heraklion or Chania proper, you will have drastically different experiences. I...
Is Athens Safe? 10 Tips to Stay Safe in Athens, Greece

Is Athens Safe? 10 Tips to Stay Safe in Athens, Greece

I adore Athens. I think far too many travelers come here and leave quickly, just doing the most important sites. But I actually love just hanging out here, getting coffee at Coffee Island and walking around Monastiraki or Omonia. Yet, Athens does have a big city feel...
10 Things to Know Before a Meteora Tour for a Magical Trip

10 Things to Know Before a Meteora Tour for a Magical Trip

Are you dreaming of going on a Meteora tour? This was a highlight of my first trip to Greece, and I highly encourage anyone who can take a trip to Meteora to do so! We have detailed guides to how to visit Meteora from Athens and from Thessaloniki, so if you’ll...
How to Go from Athens to Meteora on a Perfect Day Trip

How to Go from Athens to Meteora on a Perfect Day Trip

One of the highlights of my first trip to Athens was visiting the monasteries in Meteora. Getting from Athens to Meteora is a bit of a headache, but you can do it as a day trip if you want! While you might prefer to spend the night in Kalabaka to have extra time, for...