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Rebecca Skevaki

Hi! My name is Rebecca Skevaki a Greek/Australian, travel and food and wine passionate. I got the travel bug at my first taste of traveling at just the age of 4 when my family sailed from Greece on a 42-day voyage to Australia. From then I have visited 46 countries and more than 240 cities. For me, "To travel is to live,” as said by Hans Christian Andersen.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We specialize in the most beautiful country, Greece! Every traveler wants not only to learn about the culture and history but also to experience the delights of the local food, comfortable transportations, and other amenities to ensure a completely stress-free holiday and that's what we guarantee!
We love suggesting to all our travelers' unique experiences, going off the beaten path and interacting with locals through tours and activities where they use all of their senses. It doesn't mean forsaking seeing the highlights of the destination but doing it in a more "authentic" and responsible way."

How did you get involved in travel?

"My passion became my profession and after working for years in the public relations field and marketing, I founded Go Local Tours a company that ran tours in Australia before moving permanently to Greece my "Homeland" and creating GrecianLux, a company that helps travelers experience Greece like never before. For me, traveling isn't only admiring the views. To comprehend a destination, travelers have to forge deeper connections with the people, traditions, and customs of the place they visit and seek travel experiences that resonate on a deep emotional level."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"One of my unforgettable experiences was while on a customized trip for an extended family where the father was visually impaired. I will never forget the tears in his eyes when he managed to understand how life used to be in Ancient Greece by incorporating a range of activities that stimulated each of the senses. "

Rebecca is part of the following groups: Greece Travel Agents
The blue-and-white domed buildings in Santorini
Athens, Santorini, & Mykonos Exploration - 6 Days

This excursion takes you through the major highlights of the country's capital and two of its most popular islands, all in a 6-day timespan. In Athens, you'll visit the iconic Parthenon constructed in 438 BC, then go souvenir shopping at the bustling Monastiraki flea market. In Mykonos and Santorini, you'll lay on famous beaches, explore agricultural villages, eat fresh cuisine, and of course watch the sunset.

Santorini views
Best of Greece: Athens, Mykonos & Santorini - 7 Days

See why Santorini and Mykonos are two of the most popular Greek islands on this itinerary. After an introduction to Athens, you'll sail through these Cycladic spots, visiting glittering beaches, Classical sanctuaries, and stunning views.

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How Many Days Should You Spend in the Peloponnese?

This less-visited Greek peninsula offers a wealth of historic treasures, so it’s worth taking an entire week to explore if you can. But with only a day or two, you can explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games and Ancient Sparta, taste regional culinary delights, and visit a timeline of castles from the medieval to the Byzantine eras. Rent a car to explore the region from end-to-end on your own time, and don’t worry about bad weather thwarting a tight schedule: the Peloponnese is predictably pleasant throughout the year.

Streets of Mykonos
Island History & Culture in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini & Crete - 14 Days

Gallivant through Greece with this two-week itinerary from Athens to Crete and back. After a tour of the Acropolis, you'll head to the Cycladic islands of Mykonos and Santorini, home to archaeological exploration, bright beaches, and indulgent food and wine. Keep going to the island of Crete to venture through the Palace of Knossos, storied island of Spinalonga, and spas of Elounda before you return for a final night in Athens.

Santorini scenery
Culture & Adventure in Athens, Naxos & Santorini - 9 Days

Whether you're windsurfing, hiking, or sea kayaking, this nine-day itinerary will take you to some of the highlights of Athens and the islands. Start off high atop the Acropolis, then set sail for bustling Naxos, one of the largest islands in the Cyclades, where you can take advantage of one of the best windsurfing spots in the region. Then head to Santorini to sea kayak and hike around the island's famed caldera.

Vouliagmeni resort area
Culture & Adventure in Athens, Naxos & Santorini - 10 Days

Spend ten days amid some of the  most popular spots in Greece. You'll start off in Athens, where you'll experience the Acropolis and the shores of the Athenian Riviera. Then sail into the Cyclades, landing first at Naxos for a hike through the island's history, then continuing to Santorini to explore its beaches and enjoy the caldera views.

Recent trip reviews for Rebecca

Trip to Greece · Greece - Sep 16 - Sep 21, 2019

Traveler: Mike B. - Local specialist: Rebecca Skevaki

We typically are DIY travelers. For air, ground transport, hotels, and activities, I enjoy the planning process. Often, this is driven by the very specialized aviation activities I enjoy. Indeed, the first part of our trip was to Belgium for an airshow and photography activities. However, I was a little unsure of myself when it came to Greece so we decided to go with Kimkim. I was struck by the professional nature of the website.

We were then put in contact with Rebecca who did a great job... read more

We typically are DIY travelers. For air, ground transport, hotels, and activities, I enjoy the planning process. Often, this is driven by the very specialized aviation activities I enjoy. Indeed, the first part of our trip was to Belgium for an airshow and photography activities. However, I was a little unsure of myself when it came to Greece so we decided to go with Kimkim. I was struck by the professional nature of the website.

We were then put in contact with Rebecca who did a great job in tailoring an itinerary to our specific needs and interests. While more expensive than my original DIY plans, we feel that we received excellent value for that extra money. We are extremely happy that we made the choice to go with Rebecca and Kimkim.

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Rebecca Skevaki, local specialist, responded to this review:

Mike, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an awesome review! It was a great pleasure tailoring and running this Greece trip for you, and meeting you personally during our tour in Santorini.
Nothing gives us more satisfaction than seeing happy guests! Safe travels and hope to be able to show you more of our country next time! :-)
Wish you both all the very best.
Best Regards from Greece
Rebecca and Grecian Lux team