5 Incredible European Wonders to Experience
After an 11-hour transatlantic flight and a two-hour rush-hour cab ride, I finally arrived at my resort just before dusk. A Greek friend had tipped me off to Voliagmeni – the coastline of Athens – promising that the sunset alone would be worth the trek. And it was. The bright orange and dark blue hues were unlike anything I had ever seen and I spent the next two weeks mesmerized by the subtle changes in each sunset, playing out over the Adriatic sea.
The Greek island of Santorini is well-known for its sunset views and Athens is famous for the ruins, but Voliagmeni has largely remained a locally-kept secret. Relishing in this experience made me want to seek out more one-of-a-kind adventures. Rarely do we travel for a particular experience rather than a destination, but years of travelling (and being part of a travel industry family!) has taught me to do just that.
With that in mind, here are five incredible European wonders you have to experience to believe: