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Dimitris Zografos

I have organized my first adventure ski trip in mount Parnassos for my classmates at the age of 14. One year later, I was lucky enough to surf in Oahu Hawaii. Since then I have never stopped exploring the world, and have dedicated my life to discovering how travel shapes our personalities and our relationships. How we become better and transform ourselves and others through travel. This journey is an ongoing process during which my goal is to evolve together why all those who share similar values.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We specialize in both yachting and land tours, in the best locations that Greece has to offer whether this is around Athens, Central and northern Greece, the Cyclades or the Ionian Islands, the Peloponnese and Crete. We like to dig deeper and explore the hidden treasures of each place even if it is a popular destination.

I have always been trying to combine my travels with certain activities that will allow me to experience the destination from a unique perspective. I found this so much rewarding since it allows me to connect easier and truly with local people. My favorite activities are walking, hiking, sailing, biking, sea-kayak, stand up paddle board (SUP), surfing, Yoga, ski/Snowboard and practically everything which extends the dimensions of the journey. In addition, I am very fond of history and culture, which is a prerequisite for a holistic experience."

How did you get involved in travel?

"Starting at the age of 18, I had the chance to work for several summer seasons at a small hotel business that belonged to my uncle. I was involved practically in everything, from being a receptionist and concierge to negotiating collaborations with travel agencies. I also had the chance to be in charge of several day tours around the coastal area the hotel was located. This experience, interacting with people and sharing my local knowledge, was the turning point that made me realize that this is what I would like to do for a living. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"It was in 2008 when I joined a group of 10 friends to Morocco surfing. We met a local surfer who we became friends with after the second day. Since it was Easter time in Greece, we came up with the idea of having a big BBQ at his place, a tiny house in the middle of nowhere. Some of us went to the woods to gather wood for the fireplace and others went to a big open market to buy the ingredients. We ended up spending the night at his place telling stories about us and our countries and gazing the stars of the clear Moroccan skies..."

Dimitris is part of the following groups: Greece Travel Agents
Agios Prokopios Beach in Naxos
Culture & Adventure in Crete, Santorini, Naxos, the Peloponnese & Meteora - 21 Days

Spend 21 days in Greece with this unique itinerary that balances history, relaxation, and culture. Start in Crete, Greece's largest island with the oldest civilization. Explore the Venetian town of Chania and the massive Samaria gorge, and Crete's capital — Heraklion. Catch a ferry to Naxos where you'll learn how to cook Greek food and relax on an idyllic beach. Finish your trip in laid-back Santorini for an immersion into Greek winemaking.

Peloponnese Waters
Athens, the Peloponnese, Delphi & Santorini - 14 Days

Travel across the Peloponnesian peninsula and dive into Greek history with this 14-day itinerary. After a brief stay in Athens, go down to the sea to visit Nafplio, Ancient Olympia, and Delphi. Set sail for the quintessential Greek island of Santorini to end your journey on its stunning caldera.

Beautiful Santorini at Sunset
Discover Greek Culture, From Athens to Santorini - 10 Days

Experience the culture, scenery, and romance of Athens, as well as Folegandros and Santorini, some of Greece's most beautiful islands. After exploring the exciting Greek capital with private tours to the Acropolis and tales of its mythology, you'll head to Folegandros for dramatic views of red-stone cliff-sides and traditional meals in quaint towns. Polish off your trip in Santorini, the glittering gem of the Aegean Sea, for incredible hikes along the caldera, wine tasting, swimming at secluded beaches, sea kayaking, and enjoying romantic sunsets in Fira.

Aegina island
Greek Mainland & Saronic Islands Sailing Trip - 10 Days

Discover the storied heart of Ancient Greece in this 10-day escorted journey. Begin your trip in Athens before taking an idyllic sail around the Saronic Islands. Spend three days island-hopping, enjoying small seaside towns, beautiful beaches, and a relaxed ambiance. Once back on land, head to the Peloponnese peninsula, home of the original Olympic Games and the famously warring cities of Sparta, Corinth, and Argos. Your journey ends where it began, with a bike tour through the iconic capital city.

Antiparos
Sail the Greek Islands: Athens, Delphi, the Cyclades & More - 11 Days

Sailing the Greek islands is a quintessential Greek experience. On this 11-day tour you'll explore many islands of the Greek Cyclades group by private charter yacht. Spend your days exploring little villages on islands with only a few hundred inhabitants, or relaxing on beaches, and your nights listening to the waves and Aegean winds. Culture and history lovers are also in luck, as this tour also spends some time in Athens and makes a day trip to Delphi, one of ancient Greece's most important sites.

Naxos
Greek Islands & History: Athens, the Cyclades, & More - 12 Days

Both culture and nature lovers will enjoy this 12-day tour of Greece. Starting in Athens then traveling to Delphi, you'll learn all about classical Greek history and unparalleled museums and archeological sites. Then, the relaxation begins in Mykonos, where you'll meet your charter yacht. Spend the rest of your trip sailing around the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea, a quintessential and unforgettable Greek experience. 

Recent trip reviews for Dimitris

Fantastic Trip
Greece | Jul 11 - Jul 20, 2022

KATIE
KATIE S.
New Philadelphia, OH | Reviewed on Aug 05, 2022

Dimitris was an excellent help on my first trip to Greece. He booked us in wonderful, cute, small hotels, planned our transfers to perfection and was extremely accommodating to our needs before the trip, and as the trip was ongoing. I would certainly recommend Dimitris for anyone looking to go to Greece.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 05, 2022

Dear Katie, thank you so much for your kind words! I am so happy you enjoyed Greece and I hope to see you again in the future:)

Greece: Naxos and Santorini, with a small taste of Athens
Greece | Jun 14 - Jun 23, 2022

shelly
shelly c.
Broad Ripple, IN | Reviewed on Jul 06, 2022

This was a combined high school and college graduation gift for my niece. Sadly, due to flight issues we missed the first 3 days so a 19 day trip turned into 7 so we missed all of Athens except the last night before we flew home. Kim Kim, specifically Dimitris, did. Great job with a few exceptions. You need to have transport already arranged when get to the Santorini port which we did not despite our hotel website saying it was available. The taxi companies aggressively jump on you. We were... read more

This was a combined high school and college graduation gift for my niece. Sadly, due to flight issues we missed the first 3 days so a 19 day trip turned into 7 so we missed all of Athens except the last night before we flew home. Kim Kim, specifically Dimitris, did. Great job with a few exceptions. You need to have transport already arranged when get to the Santorini port which we did not despite our hotel website saying it was available. The taxi companies aggressively jump on you. We were forced to rent a car and it was expensive 500 euros. DON’T RENT A CAR IN SANTORINI! There is no parking and it’s walkable. The water ferry was great. Naxos was my favorite bc Santorini is so cowshed and too many Americans. I left the US to get away from the US not have it in another country. Yodai (?) our Naxos hiking guide was great and the family owned farm to table restaurant after our hike was most delicious. Trying authentic traditional foods was a tastebud treasure. Beet salad was amazing! Thanos, our caldera hike guide in Santorini, was very knowledgeable and super friendly. He even invited us out that night for dinner. We didn’t go bc after 25,000 steps that day we were exhausted. The private sunset spot he took us to was spectacular! Highly recommend both of the guides. The Ilaperato hotel in Santorini had breathtaking views as we ate our breakfast on our balcony every morning. The Zillers hotel in Athens had tiny rooms but the rooftop restaurant looking to the acropolis and Parthenon was great!

Hotel Reviews
Glaronissi Beach
Naxos

Daily homemade fresh breakfast. Warm inviting hostess and friendly staff, particularly Betty. Rooms were beautiful and private balcony peacefully located near beach and good restaurants. However, you must have a car to get to main hub of Naxos but great location for a quieter experience . Near octogenarian nudist beach, if that’s your thing…

Tips for future travelers

I wished we knew we needed a taxi to get to/from central city.

Authenticity & Character
Breakfast was superb!
Location
Private, quiet
Staff
Friendly and accommodating
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very clean
Ilioperato
Santorini

This is a great hotel! The staff is over the top accommodating, friendly, and helpful. Breakfast delivered daily to our balcony made us feel like princesses. Rooms were beautifully yet simply adorned with a refrig, plates, glasses, minibar. They were generous with their bottled water since can’t drink from faucet. Location on the walking path is convenient to all places. HIGHLY recommend this amazing hotel for the service, rooms, view!

Tips for future travelers

Book it! This place is the greatest! You will need help getting your luggage down the cobblestone path to the actual hotel so call ahead to arrange. They are quick to help.

Authenticity & Character
Adorable room!
Location
Easy to get to places and killer view
Staff
Thoughtful and friendly
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very clean!
The Zillers Boutique Hotel
Athens

Great location in the Plaka so easy to get to good restaurants, shopping, and the acropolis. We only had 6 hours of daylight in Athens so this location was primo-we we’re lucky. Breakfast in the rooftop was extremely enjoyable and a great way to end our trip.

Tips for future travelers

Great location for quickly experiencing Athens when you have limited time.

Authenticity & Character
Tiny room but huge character and great designs.
Location
Superb!
Staff
Friendly
Cleanliness & Comfort
Clean.
Activity Reviews
Naxos Hiking _"Passage from ancient to modern History"
Naxos

Highly recommend this manageable historical hike. Our guide was Yodai (?sp) and she was great and very thoughtful. Beautiful sights.

Quality of Experience
Great way to learn the culture with the sites.
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Guide was superb!
Transport
Very good.
Explore Naxos on your own
Naxos

Very easy to walk around Naxos. Best way to explore and good shopping!

Quality of Experience
Sailing Cruise from Naxos to Small Cyclades
Naxos

Naxos sailing experience was fantastic! The crew was fun and knowledgeable. Highly recommend doing this day trip. Bring lots of sunscreen.

Quality of Experience
Great meal, the friendly staff, scenic views.
Food
So good!
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Fantastic team!
Transport
Catamaran! Best transport!
Guided Hike along Santorini's Caldera
Santorini

Thanos Papagiannopoulos was an excellent and knowledgeable guide. He pointed out all the natural herbs-oregano, rosemary, thyme, and a few others all along our 4 hr hike. He sprinkled in a lot of history about the land, volcanoes and his stories from his teaching career. He made the sometimes very steep climb very enjoyable. The private sunset spot he took us to was spectacular! This was a great experience.

Quality of Experience
I’d give 10 stars if I could!
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Thanos was the best!!!
Transport
Catamaran Cruise around Santorini
Santorini

Loved this sailing trip to see different areas of Santorini. The sulfur area died my swimsuit however it was worth it. Great staff and while the crowded dock before boarding seemed chaotic it clearly worked out. Highly recommend.

Quality of Experience
Highly recommend!
Food
Loved it!
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Friendly and great food!
Transport
Superb!
Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

A memorable trip to Greece
Greece | Apr 29 - May 17, 2022

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Don S.
Boulder, CO | Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Well, our trip to Greece this 2022 spring was excellent. We visited Athens and the islands Naxos, Milos, Santorini and Crete. We worked extensively with Dimitris and Tatialena to schedule a trip that reflected our interests. They had many suggestions and responded positively to our numerous travel and sightseeing requests. The ferry scheduling and local flight arrangements went off without a hitch. Dimitris kept in touch both before and during our trip via emails, which was much... read more

Well, our trip to Greece this 2022 spring was excellent. We visited Athens and the islands Naxos, Milos, Santorini and Crete. We worked extensively with Dimitris and Tatialena to schedule a trip that reflected our interests. They had many suggestions and responded positively to our numerous travel and sightseeing requests. The ferry scheduling and local flight arrangements went off without a hitch. Dimitris kept in touch both before and during our trip via emails, which was much appreciated.

We had a few bumps in the planning, not the least being the pandemic caused us to reschedule twice and incur a larger fee once we finally committed to a date. We started planning in Nov, 2019 and finally made the trip in May, 2022. We also happened to schedule day tours during the Greek May Day holiday of May 1 and May 2 when most sightseeing opportunities and museums were shut down. This caused us to do some last-minute rescheduling.

We would recommend planning your trip with Kimkim. I would encourage the client to become an active partner in the trip planning to get the most out of their trip. Read up on your area of interest so you don't miss out on important / interesting sites, festivals, holidays, etc. We would also suggest giving yourself sufficient lead time (six months) in order to tailor the trip to your expectations.

Hotel Reviews
Plaka hotel
Athens

Very helpful staff. Excellent location - walking distance to everything we wanted to see in Athens. Great experience.

Tips for future travelers

Initially confusing walking around, but don't be intimidated. Pick a few landmarks from the hotel and you'll inevitably cross them on your walking about. Also, a guided walking tour of the neighborhood could include all the more important sites and give you an introduction to the neighborhood.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Walking distance to everything we wanted to see.
Staff
Very helpful.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Glaronissi Beach
Naxos

Very nice and quiet location. Quiet beach right across the street. On the bus route to the Hora area (ferry port and main town).

Tips for future travelers

Water was too cool for much bathing in early May.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Access. Quiet.
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Artemis Deluxe Rooms

This is a hard one. An upscale hotel with some pretentious aspirations. We had a very nice room, and the staff were very attentive, maybe overly so. I felt bad for the staff who were tasked with hovering about. Maybe this was more a result of being over-staffed during the early season? On the other hand, they were very helpful and courteous. They provided us a rental car. I would recommend them. Nice beach, but too early in the season for swimming - May 7 - May 9.

Tips for future travelers

Get a rental car as you're isolated from other interesting locations on the island

Authenticity & Character
Upscale by design. Not entirely desired by us as we didn't spend much time there during the day.
Location
Good location for swimming. Isolated for touring .
Staff
Very attentive
Cleanliness & Comfort
Dioskouri art Villas

Great location. Very pretty landscaping. Very helpful staff

Tips for future travelers

Bring sunscreen :-)

Authenticity & Character
Very pretty landscaping.
Location
Central to different locations on the island.
Staff
Very helpful.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

A first-class experience with friends!
Greece | Apr 25 - May 10, 2022

Renee
Renee M.
Wailuku, HI | Reviewed on May 18, 2022

A first-class experience! Our specialist, Dimitris, created an island-hopping trip to Paros, Naxos, and Santorini that more than met our expectations. After a long flight that arrived after midnight, the arranged transportation to the Electra Hotel was really appreciated. Dimitris’ selection of this first hotel was amazing - waking up to find the view of the Acropolis while enjoying breakfast on the balcony and the short walk to see the changing of the guards at the Greece Parliament were... read more

A first-class experience! Our specialist, Dimitris, created an island-hopping trip to Paros, Naxos, and Santorini that more than met our expectations. After a long flight that arrived after midnight, the arranged transportation to the Electra Hotel was really appreciated. Dimitris’ selection of this first hotel was amazing - waking up to find the view of the Acropolis while enjoying breakfast on the balcony and the short walk to see the changing of the guards at the Greece Parliament were unexpected experiences since we were in Athens a brief time.
Having Dimitris organize the airline, ferry and transfer arrangements within Greece made an incredible stress-free difference from self-planning. He arranged the perfect combination of free days with suggested activities as well as planned experiences on each island. We hiked with Chris from Paros Hikes along the Byzantine Way, chatting about history and plant life. The hike with Thanos in Santorini took us along the caldera, getting amazing views, photos, and the best restaurant reservation. In Naxos, we wandered with Kyriaki thru the old town castle area, tasting wonderful local food. Kyriaki went out of her way to buy and deliver tomato jam to our hotel the following day! The wine tasting at modern Estate Argyros in Santorini was informative and paired with delicious bites. All of those were top-notch. Poor weather conditions prevented the all-day catamaran cruise in Naxos, which was disappointing. However, the cooler weather resulted in renting cars and exploring parts of the islands we may not have otherwise seen. Car rental was easily arranged through our hotels and reasonably priced.
A special note about our hotels: We requested hotels with a balcony for down time which all had. In addition to the Electra Hotel, we especially enjoyed the boutique Hotel Iris in Paros and the Saint Vlassis Hotel in Naxos. Both were in a walkable location to restaurants and shopping. We experienced the wonderful Greek hospitality and as we left, we felt we were leaving new friends behind. We would have enjoyed the Santo Miramare Resort on Santorini more if the weather had been warmer. Its location is close to the beach and numerous restaurants. Returning to Athens, the Vouliagmeni Athenian Riviera hotel was walkable to the beach. The receptionist arranged for necessary travel Covid tests at a nearby clinic, convenient and inexpensive.
A special note to Dimitris: we appreciated the phone calls when our catamaran cruise cancelled and when we misunderstood the winery location.
This 16-day Greek trip enriched with culture, history and food is one we will never forget. We highly recommend KimKim and Dimitris for your adventures in Greece!

Hotel Reviews
Electra Hotel Athens
Athens

Welcoming staff, great location, delicious breakfast with amazing view!

Tips for future travelers

Close to the Parliament and park. Late night restaurant/bar is close. Good shopping & wandering.

Authenticity & Character
Classic hotel
Location
View from breakfast. Walkable area. Food available nearby.
Staff
We were directed after midnight to a local "watering hole" that was open to wind down after our long flight.
Cleanliness & Comfort
It met our over-night needs.
Iris Hotel
Naousa

Great location to walk (though lots of steps) to the town. Anastasia was an amazing host and soon felt as a friend. Comfortable accommodations and traditional breakfast.

Tips for future travelers

Need to be able to walk the stairs going down to the village.

Authenticity & Character
Hotel was passed down (enjoyed the family photos and beach touches).
Location
It worked for us though would be difficult for travelers with mobility issues.
Staff
Welcoming staff. Great restaurant recommendations.
Cleanliness & Comfort
No complaints! Comfortable and clean.
The Saint Vlassis Hotel
Naxos Town

Welcoming and helpful staff. Breakfast was amazing with local foods to try each morning.

Tips for future travelers

Location is a bit of a walk to the village center though we did it every day.

Authenticity & Character
Wonderful Greek hospitality!
Location
It was a bit outside of the main town but close enough to walk to restaurants and shopping.
Staff
Extremely helpful. They arranged car rental, laundry service, pizza delivery as well as great day trip recommendations.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very comfortable and clean.
Santo Miramare Resort
Santorini

This is a resort and not a "hotel". Nice pools and close to the beach and restaurants. Good breakfast and pool bar. Reception poorly staffed with too few and inexperienced individuals. Too few pool chairs as they were claimed just after breakfast though not necessarily occupied.

Tips for future travelers

Stairs to most rooms. Don't expect to hang by the pool.

Athenian Riviera
Vouliagmeni

A rental car would be best if staying here as a tourist. Beach is very close as well as restaurants. In a more neighborhood area. Beautiful classic hotel.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Discover Athens, Delphi, Meteora, Santorini, and Crete - Sep 23 - Oct 07, 2021
Greece | Sep 23 - Oct 7, 2021

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Jo W.
Fountain Valley, CA | Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

This is the first time using kimkim, and I was super happy about everything they planed it for us. I've never been to Greece before, and I was determined to go multiple locations in fixed amount of time. Dimitris and his team came up the great travel plan which has nice balance of enough reserved/guided activities and free-time by our own to do things at that moments. Since we are not comfortable to drive while traveling, we asked them arranged drivers to pick us up and drive us around for 6... read more

This is the first time using kimkim, and I was super happy about everything they planed it for us. I've never been to Greece before, and I was determined to go multiple locations in fixed amount of time. Dimitris and his team came up the great travel plan which has nice balance of enough reserved/guided activities and free-time by our own to do things at that moments. Since we are not comfortable to drive while traveling, we asked them arranged drivers to pick us up and drive us around for 6 different locations and they were always on-time and every drivers are very friendly. We are very impressed about how quickly Dimitris and his team correspond when we encounter some issues while we are traveling. I definitely use kimkim again and highly recommend to anyone planning to travel in Greece.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dear Jo , it sounds amazing 😻 you had a great time in Greece I will hope to see you again in the near future! We love our job and we try to the best we can each year!

Best wishes for the year to come:)

Dimitris

Professional and a great experience.
Greece | Sep 16 - Oct 2, 2021

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Rosemary M.
Country Club, FL | Reviewed on Oct 03, 2021

We were pleased at the transfers, ferries, and excursions planned and paid for in advance. We also were thrillwd at thw team work at kimkim and the reaponse time rhw only time we had a concern. The response rate and resolution was excellent. Would recommend to anyone.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Multi-site vacation in Greece
Greece | Sep 1 - Sep 13, 2021

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John D.
Madras, OR | Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dimitris was great to work with in planning a multi-site vacation in Athens and the Cyclades (Santorini, Paros, and Mykonos). The resorts were attractive and near to the beaches and shopping areas. We especially enjoyed a mountain-biking activity on Santorini and the opportunity to explore the island in more depth. Mykonos was also very memorable as our hotel enabled pre-breakfast swims in the Aegean and nighttime dinners on the beach.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

John when I read such comments it makes my work so valuable, it proves my addiction to the perfection of the quality of the travelers’ holiday during which everyone experiences days that stay in the mind and heart forever and provide force for the future life which some times is difficult.

All the best for next year, be strong, be creative and I hope to see you in Greece again at some point whenever this makes sense for you and your beloved ones ;)

Dimitris Zografos

Dimitris was Great although he caused me to o...
Greece | Sep 7 - Sep 17, 2021

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REGINALD M.
Uniondale, NY | Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Dimitris was Great although he caused me to over pay for my ferry trip which should of been half the price for me and my Companion. He was more than Good. I would use and recommend. Thank you.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Dear Reginald I am so happy to read this review I am so happy that my recommendations and planning and my partners’ work added to the success of your stay in Greece!

You’re absolutely right about the price of the ticket of the ferry trip! We always try to book the best quality instead of risking lower levels of services. You’re absolutely right and I keep this in my mind as an additional free spent just in case you decide to come to Greece again. I I hope you do so in the near future. Thank you again and I wish you a beautiful year ahead!

30th Birthday Celebration in Greece
Greece | Aug 21 - Aug 29, 2021

Leticia
Leticia C.
Willingboro, NJ | Reviewed on Sep 02, 2021

Dimitris was such an excellent specialist to work with. He was quick to respond, and was able to accommodate all of my requests even with short notice. Although Dimitris had a family emergency, he was quick to set me up with another specialist who did a fantastic job with my needs when I was abroad. HIGHLY recommend.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Sep 02, 2021

So glad you had a great time ! So honestly happy to hear that ! We try to do our best despite any difficulty that may appear in our family.

Dear Leticia, All the best for the year to come !!

Dimitris was flexible and listened to exactly what we wanted in a vacation.
Greece | Jul 15 - Jul 26, 2021

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Ryan D.
Rocklin, CA | Reviewed on Aug 03, 2021

Dimitris did an amazing job creating a wonderful experience for my wife and I. From the great hotels to the sailing tour, to the Acropolis tour. Our first hotel was 18 Grapes in Naxos and the property and staff felt like being in a family. Naxos Yachting was our sailing tour and Yanni was our Captain.
Yanni gave an amazing safety briefing and gave us an amazing experience at sea. safe and inviting. If you are looking for a tour that balances great safety with tons of relaxed fun then... read more

Dimitris did an amazing job creating a wonderful experience for my wife and I. From the great hotels to the sailing tour, to the Acropolis tour. Our first hotel was 18 Grapes in Naxos and the property and staff felt like being in a family. Naxos Yachting was our sailing tour and Yanni was our Captain.
Yanni gave an amazing safety briefing and gave us an amazing experience at sea. safe and inviting. If you are looking for a tour that balances great safety with tons of relaxed fun then Naxos Yachting is for you and your family. Our next hotel was the Saint Andrea Paros Seaside Resort. Dimitris some how got us the best room in the hotel with an amazing view of the sea. The rooms were great and beds great. The hotel property was truly elegant and the poolside bar had great service and amazing people with great stories. The hike to the top of Mount Zeus was a highlight for us and of course the food was amazing. Our final island was Sifnos and we stayed at the Windmill Bella Vista. This island is quiet and charming with only 10 taxis on the island. Rental cars were very hard to find so we toured by foot and bus. The hotel is charming and for those that want a real memory they have a hotel room in a windmill. Just make sure you don't have any disabilities before booking this room. The hotel staff was very inviting and warm. Our final destination was Athens and we had a tour guide named Dimitris as well. He was a PHD in history and he literally blew my mind with facts during our tour. I would definitely recommend a tour rather then just cruising the Acropolis. Overall our trip was seamless and easy. All taxis and flights were booked with Dimitris our kimkim rep and we never had a problem. We have already started thinking about coming back next summer. Thanks so much for the great memories Dimitris!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 03, 2021

Hello Ryan,

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts I am so happy you and your wife enjoyed your holiday in Greece and the itinerary and experiences we put together!

All the best for the year ahead and I will be very very happy to hear from you if you decide to visit Greece next summer:)

Best wishes,

Dimitris

A Perfect Trip to Greece!
Greece | Jun 12 - Jun 21, 2021

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Kristy T.
Bensalem, PA | Reviewed on Jul 01, 2021

Dimitris created the perfect trip to Greece! It felt tailor made to my husband and me to the point my husband asked if he’d met us in person before.

We had an amazing guide for the acropolis and the tour while starting early kept us out of the heat and it felt like we had the hill to ourselves.

Naxos is a slice of heaven and Dimitris picked a perfect hotel with the best staff and location, on a beautiful beach but a 7 minutes drive to town. The Food tour was amazing there as was the... read more

Dimitris created the perfect trip to Greece! It felt tailor made to my husband and me to the point my husband asked if he’d met us in person before.

We had an amazing guide for the acropolis and the tour while starting early kept us out of the heat and it felt like we had the hill to ourselves.

Naxos is a slice of heaven and Dimitris picked a perfect hotel with the best staff and location, on a beautiful beach but a 7 minutes drive to town. The Food tour was amazing there as was the guide. You could tell the people of Naxos wanted you to love their island like them. It is a place we wouldn’t have found without Dimitris but a place we can’t wait to go back to!

Santorini was awesome and picturesque as imagined. Dimitris picked sci-fi items we loved with great operators that got us off the beaten path which was very appreciated

On top of making the perfect trip Dimitris was in touch the whole trip and helped us make last minute swaps where needed. We’ve taken safari and have not had the attention to detail and active communication to the degree we did with Dimitris and will not be going back to Greece without him!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Just not used to not meeting Dimitris for the...
Greece | Oct 21 - Oct 26, 2019

DANIEL
DANIEL F.
Atlanta, GA | Reviewed on Nov 04, 2019

Just not used to not meeting Dimitris for the whole trip - next time need to give me WARNING about the Hotel in Santorini being Down on the cliff - i was panic because i was not sure how to move the my 2 luggage by my self claim ing over 50 steep steps

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Nov 04, 2019

Hello Daniel,

Thank you for your review, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay in Greece and am sorry I was not able to meet you in person!

We have hundreds of travelers each month and sometimes it is challenging to meet everyone in person.

Well noted about warning of access to the specific hotel, Santorini’s caldera is amazing and this goes together with quite a few accommodations being built on the caldera cliffs.

We do provide port to hotel transfers in the islands however this is optional and up to our travelers to include it in the final itinerary.

Best wishes,
Dimitris

Trip to Greece
Greece | Sep 22 - Oct 1, 2019

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Chris S.
Omaha, NE | Reviewed on Oct 05, 2019

Spent five days on a six cabin sailing vessel, traveling to the islands south of Athens. Seros, Serifos, Kythnos, Kos. Eight other tourists, plus the captain Alex, and we all got along very well. Aside from sailing, we swam in the coves, hiked the islands, and had dinner on the beach restaurants at night. Then, 3 days in Athens at a very nice apartment rental in the city, seeing the Acropolis, visiting the museums, and spending time reading in the local cafes. The local people spoke English... read more

Spent five days on a six cabin sailing vessel, traveling to the islands south of Athens. Seros, Serifos, Kythnos, Kos. Eight other tourists, plus the captain Alex, and we all got along very well. Aside from sailing, we swam in the coves, hiked the islands, and had dinner on the beach restaurants at night. Then, 3 days in Athens at a very nice apartment rental in the city, seeing the Acropolis, visiting the museums, and spending time reading in the local cafes. The local people spoke English very well, Alex spoke English well having gone to school in Wales, and most signs also had English on them.

On the Athens airport on the way back, I came across two women from my state who took a larger cruise line. After our discussion we came to the agreement that my trip- the smaller sailboat- avoids large crowds, lets you really have a unique (non packaged) experience, and was easily the better way to see Greece.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Oct 05, 2019

Dear Cris,
Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review and thanks so much for sharing these beautiful photos!

Hope to see again in the future!

All the best,

Dimitris

Greece Island Hopper
Greece | Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2019

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Alan K.
New Bedford, MA | Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

We were very pleased with the service provided by Dimitris. He answered all of our questions and made sure that all aspects of our trip ran smoothly. When we were concerned that weather conditions might lead to a cancellation of our ferry he was behind the scenes looking into that for us. He also listened to the specifics of what we were looking for and adjusted our itinerary accordingly. Overall we were very pleased with our trip and we enjoyed working with him.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Excellent trip
Greece | Sep 7 - Sep 16, 2019

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Edmund P.
Canada | Reviewed on Nov 07, 2019

Dimitris was excellent. Despite the fact that we had some misunderstandings, he responded quickly and fully. We did not have the same options as given by the Croatia/Venice leg, but then this is a different company.
We are grateful Dimitris put us in Kamari instead of Fira. Less crowded. Also his suggestion to dine at Strofi was super.
Tassos the driver was just what we needed. Calm and pleasant.
The highlight for both of us was definitely Meteora, both our accommodation and the... read more

Dimitris was excellent. Despite the fact that we had some misunderstandings, he responded quickly and fully. We did not have the same options as given by the Croatia/Venice leg, but then this is a different company.
We are grateful Dimitris put us in Kamari instead of Fira. Less crowded. Also his suggestion to dine at Strofi was super.
Tassos the driver was just what we needed. Calm and pleasant.
The highlight for both of us was definitely Meteora, both our accommodation and the monasteries. Only downside was that we hoped for a Guided tour of the Monasteries, but what we got was a tour. Not quite the same.
The Acropolis/Parthenon tour was marvelous as was the Food Tour of Athens.
Athens was good, and the hotel he chose was very good. A good location, breakfast all night, PC and printer for boarding passes. The male receptionists were all a trifle brusque, but the ladies were very helpful. We also visited the Cathedral on Sunday for services and really lucked out. It happened to be a big commemoration of the war with Turkey. (At least I think so)

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Trip to Greece
Greece | Jul 29 - Aug 6, 2019

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Eryn K.
Tenafly, NJ | Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Dimitris was such an excellent resource. I had many questions and emailed him A LOT. Every time I asked about my trip, Dimitris he always got back to me immediately with a reply. He was so helpful before and during our trip. We were 100% satisfied with his service.

When we arrived in Athens, our itinerary was a little tough at first. Since we arrived on a red-eye flight only sleeping a few hours, the morning/afternoon tour of the Acropolis grounds and museum was a little long for us,... read more

Dimitris was such an excellent resource. I had many questions and emailed him A LOT. Every time I asked about my trip, Dimitris he always got back to me immediately with a reply. He was so helpful before and during our trip. We were 100% satisfied with his service.

When we arrived in Athens, our itinerary was a little tough at first. Since we arrived on a red-eye flight only sleeping a few hours, the morning/afternoon tour of the Acropolis grounds and museum was a little long for us, and it was very hot. The tour was very good and the sites were out of this world! We loved the hotel in Athens – Acropolis Hill.

Taking the ferry to Naxos was also a little rough. I think I would have preferred to fly between the islands, if I were to ever to return to Greece again. There are very long lines for the ferries and it was hard to handle all of the luggage with my daughter.

Naxos was out FAVORITE destination. It was such a great vibe for us. We loved the family friendly atmosphere. There were a lot of children (my daughter actually met a new friend also staying out our hotel). We loved the hotel in Naxos – Liana Hotel and Spa. It was an excellent location and the staff was really helpful. The hotel is beautiful and right on the beach. Everything was within walking distance.

Our paddle-boarding trip was a disaster. I love to go paddleboarding, so I was looking forward to this activity. We basically went to a place that had windsurfing (and I think for the times that there is no wind they offer paddle boarding). I would not recommend windsurfing for novices like us. Windsurfing is something that requires a lot of coordination and skill, and it is not something that people can just pick up in a morning. Moreover, since we wanted to go paddleboarding, it was a little frustrating because paddle boarding is NO FUN if it is very windy. We had fun, though. We basically beached out paddle boards and walked around the area. It was a beautiful part of the island to explore.

Speaking of disasters, the ferry trip from Naxos to Santorini was a complete disaster. The ferry was nearly 2 hours late. We had to wait in the hot sun. I felt like cattle getting loaded on and off of the ferry. Since we were so late to arrive in Santorini, we didn’t have a ride arranged. It took us nearly 2 hours to get to our hotel after our ferry arrive. The travel took almost the entire day – a day wasted. I would have much preferred to fly to Santorini so we could have enjoyed our time better.

The hotel in Santorini was also very nice. We definitely expected more of a party vibe and that is what we got. The location of the hotel was very convenient to many restaurants – they were also very helpful to help us plan our excursions.

The best activity on our trip was the Santorini Sea Kayaking. This was such an excellent experience. They really know how to guide a large group and make it a lot of fun. We got a serious adventure, and also got to see the red sand and white sand beaches. This was the best trip for our entire vacation.

Thank you very much for making such fantastic arrangements for our trip! We will definitely use Kim Kim again for another adventure!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Trip was nice
Greece | Aug 6 - Aug 13, 2019

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Bonnie C.
Midlothian, VA | Reviewed on Nov 07, 2019

Trip was nice. Hotels were fantastic for the short notice we had booking this trip. Dimitris did a good job here. We specifically asked for booking of all transport in Greece. To and from ports and airports. Dimitris had this lined up for us in the beginning of the trip, but not toward the end. Attention to detail when booking trips is important. If a client asks for all transport within Greece to be arranged, please communicate clearly as to whether or not this is done. There was some confusion in regards to this.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Bchlorette party
Greece | Aug 3 - Aug 10, 2019

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Shelley W.
Bridgewater, NJ | Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

It was a phenomenal trip—thank you, Dmitris for all of your planning, and Andreas absolutely made our trip! We got so insanely lucky with you guys. ❤️

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Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Hi Shelley, we loved your review! Looking forward to seeing you next summer:)

Greetings to the team on behalf of Andreas!

Best,
Dimitris

Bchlorette party
Greece | Aug 3 - Aug 10, 2019

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Jacky Y.
Dallas, TX | Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

We had the most exceptional experience with kimkim. Upon entering the details of our desired travels, we were immediately connected with an agent, Dimtiris, who assisted us in planning the trip of a lifetime.

Dimitris was everything we could have looked for in a travel agent. Following the parameters we laid out for him, he provided us with the absolute best options for our travels. He was both honest and patient with us, and made sure we took as much time as we needed to finalize a trip... read more

We had the most exceptional experience with kimkim. Upon entering the details of our desired travels, we were immediately connected with an agent, Dimtiris, who assisted us in planning the trip of a lifetime.

Dimitris was everything we could have looked for in a travel agent. Following the parameters we laid out for him, he provided us with the absolute best options for our travels. He was both honest and patient with us, and made sure we took as much time as we needed to finalize a trip that felt right for our group.

He informed us on everything that was going on throughout our booking and travel process, so there were no surprises along the way. He answered every question we had and made sure we were prepared when we arrived in Athens.

Dimitris also set us up with a fantastic Skipper for our travels, Andreas. Andreas was patient and thoughtful, and exceeded all of his duties as a skipper throughout our trip. He put so much effort into making sure we had the best trip possible, and he succeeded in doing so.

Thank you, Kimkim, Dimitris, and Andreas for giving us a week we will never forget! We can honestly say we would not have had the same experience if it wasn't for all of your help and consideration.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Hi Jacky, Leeann and the team:)

Thank you for your kind words we are so happy receive such feedback about your sailing holiday ! It is an additional boost for us to continue designing unique, tailor made experiences for our travelers!

All the best!

Dimitris

custom island / boat/ touring . we want to experience greece particularly some beaches old towns island etc. we are open to suggestions.
Greece | Jul 29 - Aug 5, 2019

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JOHN S.
Madison, MS | Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Stelios was excellent. He engaged my wife, sister and children in a very positive thoughtful way. Our food was excellent and our chef was fantastic. All above expectations. Highly recommend this trip

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Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Hi John,

I am so happy to hear that you had an excellent catamaran yacht holiday around the Saronic islands!

Your skipper Stelios is one of my trusted partners, thank you for letting me know that he did a great job.

I hope to have you sailing in Greece again in the near future!

Best wishes,
Dimitris

Trip to Greece
Greece | Jul 26 - Aug 3, 2019

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Wesley V.
Washington, DC | Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Our Greece vacation was everything we had hoped it would be. Beautiful locations and great food. Our guide dimitris for acropolis was extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure. Naxos sailing was wonderful. And our guide for kayaking was both safety conscious and very comical in his approach. Maria was an excellent hiking tour guide on santorini where she took us to a fabulous sunset view and also surprised us with food and drink for the magic moment. Dimitris and Kimkim was very responsive... read more

Our Greece vacation was everything we had hoped it would be. Beautiful locations and great food. Our guide dimitris for acropolis was extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure. Naxos sailing was wonderful. And our guide for kayaking was both safety conscious and very comical in his approach. Maria was an excellent hiking tour guide on santorini where she took us to a fabulous sunset view and also surprised us with food and drink for the magic moment. Dimitris and Kimkim was very responsive to all requests pre trip and tried to help customize our requests.
The things I would recommend is to book early to get the better hotel options and there were a couple of times we would have preferred to have our ferry transfers included vs searching for our own transfer at a couple of the island stops.
Overall it was a very memorable trip and I would definitely recommend Kimkim and the team again!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Hi Wesley,

Thank you for your feedback! I am happy that your vacation was according to your wishes.
Well noted about islands transfers. Some travelers prefer to make their own transfer arrangements, however, we will include it in our proposal from now on as an 'included' service'.

All the best,
Dimitris

Beautiful Greece
Greece | May 11 - Jun 1, 2019

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Alexis s.
Fresno, CA | Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Dimitris did an excellent job of combining my ideas with his knowledge of Greece. This was my
third time to Greece so there were areas I wanted to revisit and of course have new experiences. Dimitris incorporated some exciting adventures into our vacation. Meteora, Olympia & Monemvasia are a must see. To relax after two weeks of our cross country drive we relaxed at his suggestion in a wonderful Villa on Naxos. Dimitris was patient and always available for questions and quickly resolved... read more

Dimitris did an excellent job of combining my ideas with his knowledge of Greece. This was my
third time to Greece so there were areas I wanted to revisit and of course have new experiences. Dimitris incorporated some exciting adventures into our vacation. Meteora, Olympia & Monemvasia are a must see. To relax after two weeks of our cross country drive we relaxed at his suggestion in a wonderful Villa on Naxos. Dimitris was patient and always available for questions and quickly resolved any issues. We stayed in wonderful homes with gracious people and of course fabulous food!! We will definitely use KimKim and Dimitris again.

Thank you,

Alexis Savaros

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos

Trip to Greece
Greece | Jun 16 - Jun 28, 2019

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Steve H.
Cleveland, OH | Reviewed on Jul 04, 2019

Overall Dimitris did a great job in helping us plan our family Greece trip. With so many amazing sites to see and islands to visit, it can be overwhelming knowing what would be good for our family and Dimitris took care of everything. We communicated through the trip and he quickly answered any/all questions that I had. We even met him in Athens and he handed us our ferry tickets and helped us buy an extra ticket that we needed when one of my kids joined us at the last minute.

We were... read more

Overall Dimitris did a great job in helping us plan our family Greece trip. With so many amazing sites to see and islands to visit, it can be overwhelming knowing what would be good for our family and Dimitris took care of everything. We communicated through the trip and he quickly answered any/all questions that I had. We even met him in Athens and he handed us our ferry tickets and helped us buy an extra ticket that we needed when one of my kids joined us at the last minute.

We were also able to stay in apartments and houses that I didn't see on-line when I was doing my own research, which worked great for our family.

My only recommendation for people who are going to use kimkim services is to truly think about what you want your vacation to be and then kimkim can help you plan it. Review your itinerary very closely day by day to think about what that day will look like. Understand exactly where you will be staying (does it have a pool, is it close enough to walk to the beach, can you walk to places for dinner or will you need a car/taxi etc), if you have a free day you will then need to plan your own day/transportation etc., How will you get to/from the airport or ferry to the place that you are staying? Kimkim can set up all of your transportation or you can find a taxi/Uber if you want. If you do a tour do you want a private tour or a group tour? Overall it was a great trip and I would highly recommend Dimitris and kimkim. Thanks!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Jul 04, 2019

Hi, Steve, this is great news! Many thanks for your review!

All the best and safe travels to you and your family!

Best,
Dimitris

Adventure Food Relax
Greece | May 23 - Jun 10, 2019

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Pamela S.
Granite Bay, CA | Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Overall our trip to Greece was wonderful! Dimitris was very responsive during our planning phase and while we were there. He put together a good itinerary that included accommodations, travel to/from islands, tours based on what we like, car rental and a driver to pick us up during our travels. (The driver, Stavos made our trip particularly enjoyable as he drove us to various sites as part of our journey. He was very knowledgeable and so kind.) Dimitris recommended a smaller less inhabited... read more

Overall our trip to Greece was wonderful! Dimitris was very responsive during our planning phase and while we were there. He put together a good itinerary that included accommodations, travel to/from islands, tours based on what we like, car rental and a driver to pick us up during our travels. (The driver, Stavos made our trip particularly enjoyable as he drove us to various sites as part of our journey. He was very knowledgeable and so kind.) Dimitris recommended a smaller less inhabited island Tinos that turned out to be the highlight of our trip.
Thank you Dimitris for helping to create such a good memory!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Hi Pamela,

Glad to hear you had a wonderful time in Greece! Thank you for your trust and I hope to see you again in Greece next summer!

Best wishes,
Dimitris

Trip to Greece
Greece | May 29 - Jun 6, 2019

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Irina B.
Canada | Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Our trip to Greece exceeded my expectations. From the first interactions with kimkim I was very pleased as I was having difficulty finding a good balance between relaxation, luxury and adventure from one source. The initial survey made me feel I finally found a source that understood that there was more than a single goal in vacation planning. With limited time available, Dimitris with Personality Journeys was able to fit all three goals into a 9-day tip with a one-month lead time. With... read more

Our trip to Greece exceeded my expectations. From the first interactions with kimkim I was very pleased as I was having difficulty finding a good balance between relaxation, luxury and adventure from one source. The initial survey made me feel I finally found a source that understood that there was more than a single goal in vacation planning. With limited time available, Dimitris with Personality Journeys was able to fit all three goals into a 9-day tip with a one-month lead time. With the added bonus of being thousands of dollars less than another quote I received from a travel specialist I've used before.

The interaction through the website was seamless. Being able to reliably communicate online is important to me with a busy full-time job and the time difference using a local expert. Knowing that Dimitris was local made me feel at ease with his recommendations. I also found it very refreshing that he was not pushing for the most expensive options and was considerate of value vs. convenience. Having never been to Greece, Dimitris was patient with my requests, changes and need for clarification prior to the trip. Throughout the entire trip Dimitris was available through Whatsapp to answer questions or communicate any changes.

Together we planned 9-days full of rest as well as adventure in 3 very different locations in Greece: Athens, Naxos and Santorini, Naxos being a recommendation and my favorite of the 3. The New Hotel in Athens was artisitic, beautiful and the provided the top service from the security greeting at the front door, through check-in and everything in between. Warm, friendly and highly professional. It was in walking distance of many of the tourist spots but far enough that I didn't feel overwhelmed and crowded leaving the hotel. With only two days in Athens the pre-arranged activity was a tour of Acropolis Hill and Acropolis museum. Our guide was well versed and patient with our group. However, completely from personal preference, while I very much enjoyed visiting the locations I would have preferred a private guide. The group was larger than expected, it took long for the tour to begin and with a group of several families the guide needed to cover a lot of detail to cater to the different interests. I prefer more personal interaction.

We transferred to Naxos via ferry (the Greek Ferry system is very impressive and efficient) and made our way to Naxos Rock Villas which was simply stunning! I had never heard of Naxos prior to Dimitris' recommendation and it was our favorite fr the laid back island atmosphere. I specifically asked for a balcony and private pool and was pleasantly surprised with a completely private Villa with not only the requested but full kitchen and two baths. I fell in love with these accommodations. We were briefed by the owner on the Villa and the island. "Breakfast included" referred to a stocked fridge which was a very nice change of pace to prepare our own meal. Local snacks, wine and beer were also stocked for our enjoyment. The Rock Villas took our breath away as did the day of sailing that Dimitris arranged for us. Naxos Yachting Giannis and his crew were friendly, professional and engaging. The home cooked meal, the stop at Paros and 2 swim spots were out of a dream. I've traveled around the world but if I ever run away you'll find me here. I would have loved to stay longer. The only change I would make our next visit is to rent a car as the Villas are hillside away from the heart of the town and taxis are not cheap in Greece.

Finally, on Santorini, we were located at Del Sol. Del Sol is about a 30-minute walk from the tourist heart of Santorini or a 5-minute cab ride. Our room was somewhat "stand alone" which we prefer. The rooms were well appointed and the restaurant staff was very friendly and accommodating. The front desk staff was friendly and quick to help us when asked. We also managed to squeeze in a visit to the spa, a last minute request that I am glad we made. In Santorini our acitivities included a wine tour of Argyros Estate winery, sea kayaking and a hike. The winery was very modern but steeped in history. The tour was brief but the tasting was wonderful, including pairings with local fare, rich and plentiful. Our guide gave us a lot of input and suggestions as well as time alone to enjoy the experience and eachother company in private. The best of many wine tastings that I have experienced in my lifetime.

Our second adventure in Santorini was sea kayaking with Adonis. Due to weather conditions, we had to be re-routed. I was a little disappointed as I was very interested in the original route but was happy that the guide made safety the number one priority. The tour was a little late to start but we felt well supported throughout the activity and we were happy that they could accommodate and not have to cancel per previous days. They took a lot of pictures that were e-mailed to us a week later so we could focus on being in the moment. They were very open to feedback and Adonis was very entertaining while explaining the history of Greece and the islands.

Tied with sailing as our favorite activity was the hike from Santorini to Oia our last day in Santorini. It is not to be missed. Intimidated at first looking at the distance we were about to cover, we were in complete awe! Our guides Thanos and Mariana were absolutely wonderful. They were so knowledgeable and yet had the enthusiasm as if they were seeing it for the first time with us. The picnic they prepared of local favorites was perfect. By the end of the experience they felt like friends spending the day with us. While many people were completing the hike independently, I was so happy to have experienced it with our guides. This was the perfect way to end our adventures.

Outside of all the scheduled activities, the itinerary allowed for plenty of relaxation and independent exploration. Our trip couldn't have been more perfect.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Hi Irina,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review! Apart from being rewarding for my job it is also very helpful in terms of becoming better and finding ways to improve further certain aspects of the trip planning process or the choice of my associates.

I wish you lots of luck and good times and I hope to see you again in Greece!

Best,
Dimitris

Trip to Greece
Greece | May 11 - May 24, 2019

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Shawn G.
| Reviewed on Jun 04, 2019

We had an Amazing Trip. Dimitris did a great job with our itinerary and when we made some last minute changes he had great advice and helped us switch around our reservations. The Boat Charter was Amazing. The only negative would be the Hotel room for the first few nights in Athens. the room had 3 very small single beds. but at the end of the trip we stayed at the same hotel and got a better room with a real bed. The Rest of the Hotels were amazing and Greece is beautiful.
thank you
Shawn

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Jun 04, 2019

Hi Shawn,

Thank you so much for all the beautiful photos! I am happy to hear you had an amazing time! Well noted about the hotel room on the first nights in Athens.

Thanks again and I hope to see again in Greece soon!

Best,
Dimitris

10th anniversary honeymoon
Greece | May 22 - May 30, 2019

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Tom C.
Canada | Reviewed on Jun 03, 2019

This was our first overseas trip ever and it turned out amazing! Dimitris planned our trip out within our budget and the lodging was fantastic. Our favorite hotel was the Corfos Bay Hotel in Mykonos for its genuine beauty and true Island architecture. All of our ferry transportation was booked for us and spot on. The private transfer on our second day via Mr. Stavros was perfect, he even took the time to show us around Athens as we had extra time before the ferry departed. Dimitris... read more

This was our first overseas trip ever and it turned out amazing! Dimitris planned our trip out within our budget and the lodging was fantastic. Our favorite hotel was the Corfos Bay Hotel in Mykonos for its genuine beauty and true Island architecture. All of our ferry transportation was booked for us and spot on. The private transfer on our second day via Mr. Stavros was perfect, he even took the time to show us around Athens as we had extra time before the ferry departed. Dimitris hooked us up with an amazing local friend and guide in Santorini. Thanos. He provided us a cultural experience we will never forget and a lasting friendship from afar. We would not hesitate to book another trip through Dimitris! Thanks for a wonderful 10th anniversary honey moon!

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Jun 03, 2019

Hi Tom thank you so much!, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Greece and everything went according to plan!

All the best to you and Ashley with lots of love, luck, and a good health:)

Trip to Greece
Greece | Apr 8 - Apr 14, 2019

Susan
Susan D.
Bellingham, WA | Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

We only had a few days available in Greece at the end of a four and a half month trip around the world and we wanted them to be special but fairly restful and Dimitris made the perfect plan for us. We were picked up at the airport by Stavros, who had bottled water, candies and a tour map ready for us. He was part taxi driver and part tour guide, telling us about the city as he drove us to our airbnb. We then had a few days to explore the city on our own. Dimitris would have arranged tours for... read more

We only had a few days available in Greece at the end of a four and a half month trip around the world and we wanted them to be special but fairly restful and Dimitris made the perfect plan for us. We were picked up at the airport by Stavros, who had bottled water, candies and a tour map ready for us. He was part taxi driver and part tour guide, telling us about the city as he drove us to our airbnb. We then had a few days to explore the city on our own. Dimitris would have arranged tours for us but we had already booked some on the With Locals site. There is a great deal to see in Athens, both historical and current. And there are lovely street cafes everywhere. We could have easily spent many more days there. However, guard your valuables, especially on the crowded subways. My husband’s wallet was pickpocketed and we had to spend some time cancelling cards one morning. Other than that, we really loved our time in Athens.

For the finale, we were transferred, again by Stavros, to the marina to board a 56’ sailboat for a fabulous 3 day cruise around a few of the Greek islands. On the way, he took us to an interesting archeological site in the basement of a hotel where a Roman wall was discovered during construction and they preserved it and displayed it for public viewing. On the boat, George was our skipper and Michael was crew and cook. They were very sweet and insisted on spoiling us as much as possible. The wind was erratic so we motored more than sailed and we enjoyed some glorious sunshine as well as some dramatic thunderstorms — it was all fun. The first island we visited was Aegina which had a fairly large village on it, many cute shops and restaurants, and a lively marina. Next, we spent a very quiet night at Methana, a small fishing harbor where we were the only outsiders at that time of year (April). It rained that evening and we shared some mezedes (similar to Spanish tapas) with George and Micheal by a blazing fireplace in the little port cafe with a group of locals playing dominoes nearby. Our third night was at Agistri where we enjoyed a magnificent sunset over the harbor. Then back to Athens where we were picked up by Stavros to go to the airport. On the way, he took a short detour to show us a fascinating lake created by the collapse of a cave in ancient times where the locals swim in the warm waters year round. All in all, our time in Greece was just what we wanted and we were sad to say goodbye to our new friends. Thank you Dimitris, Stavros, George and Micheal for a lovely time.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

Hi Susan,

I am very happy you enjoyed your time in Greece and on behalf of my team we wish you happy travels and hope to see you back in our country soon !

Best,
Dimitris

Graduation teip
Greece | Aug 12 - Aug 20, 2018

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Jamie O.
Canada | Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

We had a wonderful experience. Dimitris was very helpful and created a great itinerary for our vacation.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Hi Jamie,

Thank you for your kind words, it was also a pleasure for me to put together this itinerary for you and your son and especially drive together to Delphi!

Best wishes
Dimitris

Land tour of Greece
Greece | Jul 5 - Jul 9, 2018

Robert
Robert T.
Asheville, NC | Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Dimitris was very responsive and planned a trip for me that was a true reflection of my desired experience. I had to make some last minute changes due to a weather-related missed flight and Dimitris dealt with things quickly and capably.

Local specialist: Dimitris Zografos
Dimitris
Dimitris Zografos
Local specialist in Athens Vouliagmeni Greece | Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Hi Robert,

Thank you for your feedback I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Greece and will be looking forward to seeing you again in Greece in the near future!

Best wishes,

Dimitris