In the Modern Celebrity Travel Addicts Q&A we and Marissa Tejada of Travel Greece, Travel Europe Fulfill.
Find out how this New Yorker started a lifetime of traveling and transferred to Athens, Greece. She writers for Fodor’s in addition to her site, Lonely Planet, CNN Travel, and lifestyle and travel publications. Meet Marissa Tejada and take a look at her List to Crete and where she’s headed into next!
How did your passion for traveling get started?
I’ve always loved journey. It really took hold when the country’s beauty transferred to Greece and inspired me. That’s 1 reason chose to take on traveling writing full time and eventually started my website Travel Europe, Travel Greece.
How many days/weeks are you travel in any given calendar year? Which are the types of places?
I am based in Athens and I am still finding new areas around town and country after living here for eight years. Otherwise, a lot of the year travel whether it is in Greece or abroad. It just depends upon my overall program , blog trips and assignments.
What is it that you want viewers to achieve / learn in the work photography and videos?
I would like my audience. It is such a diverse country beyond the famous Santorini and Mykonos. My website also targets on European city breaks. As an American, one of the terrific things about living in Europe is that the accessibility to visiting with other countries. You can immerse yourself.
Because I live here, I suppose I can’t rely Athens? For three other options:
Give us the’Top 5′ Record for one of these destinations, like a mini-guide or to-do Listing of sorts
This city has something so particular about it. The food, the language, the culture and the city itself.
How many countries have you visited so far?
Italy is an amazing destination and I’ll devote the rest of my life constantly seeking to go back to research more.
Your top three favourite restaurants?
I’ve been so far and enjoy Italy, the same can be said by me, I’ll devote the rest. I love that the culture, history, hospitality, nature, gastronomy as well as sights. Oh, the shores! It is a rich destination in Greece.
Favorite restaurant on earth?
Go Research Knossos Palace, out of Heraklion.
It is an archaeological website that is remarkable.
Your favourite traveling film?
While in Heraklion, eat at Peskesi.
Favorite international airport?
Move experience the Shores of Crete.
They are amazing. My favourite has been Elafonissi.
City with the most friendly people?
Have a look at the gorgeous cities of Rethymnon and Chania, famous for their stunning harbors, citadels and the superbly preserved old cities that are just amazing to get”lost” in.
Your favorite travel companion?
Visit with the Arkadi Monastery a gorgeous structure that’s steeped in stunning background.
When traveling, Very best method you kill time?
What’s the most exotic place your career has taken you?
Greek, Italian, Asian
What are 4 things that you might never travel without?
Oh, so many!
But, this is simple to answer. I adore Mana’s Kouzina-Kouzina at Athens. The menus are of exactly how diverse and storied Greece’s gastronomy is a prime example. Seasonal recipes Saved from all over Greece. Additionally, it is situated in my favourite district Monastiraki, of city.
What’s your ultimate dream destination?
Midnight in Paris
You traveled to so many Greek islands, that is your favorite and why?
I travel to go to my parents, also I feel like I’ve made it to my home that is American, once I get to this airport. I can really relax in Florida while I adore New York.
Your favourite traveling quotation?
I’ll tie it together with Crete (perhaps not a city but an island) and for a true city with superb friendly folks, I would say Chicago.
Where to next?
I enjoy taking my sister on trips with me. She is living in New York, so we. It’s always a blessing our time and to split the work I adore.
Social networking. Kindle. Always something to see or catch up on.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Your best bit of traveling advice for someone who is going to set out on a lifetime of traveling?
Your perspective will change about the world.
iPhone, DSLR Nikon, Laptop, Kindle
I feel like I need to put in a non-techy thing… I would say my back neck pillow for any extended trips.
I said Crete so that is one. However, some say it is not a country on its own! LOL.
I’m particularly in love with all all the Cycladic islands. Within that chain, I would say Serifos. I like the beaches and beauty of this picture.
“There are no foreign lands, but just the traveler who is foreign.” — Robert Louis Stevenson
Off to Malta, Cyprus, and Italy soon.
Then there are far more islands currently waiting for me such as Rhodes Hydra, Mykonos and Serifos.
New Yorker Marissa Tejada is an author, travel writer and freelance writer residing in Athens, Greece. She writes for travel websites such as CNN Travel, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s and lifestyle and travel publications. She also keeps busy by regularly posting her food and travel experiences across Europe because of her website named Travel Europe, Travel Greece. Expat life also inspired her famous romantic comedy novel Chasing Athens which is available on Amazon. You can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.