Amazing, fun-filled, and worry-free honeymoon in Greece!
May 16 - May 29, 2023
I didn't ever think I would use a travel agent. It's not very "millennial," but with a wife in medical school, two-year-old at home, and a full-time job, I decided to take my dad's advice and try out KimKim to plan our honeymoon vacation to Greece (after three years of delays due to the pandemic).
I couldn't have been more happy with my choice! Eleni and Mariliza were fantastic and picked out guides, tours, and experiences that were exactly what my wife and I were looking for. It was such a relief not to have to book hotels, worry about transportation, etc. The service was really out of this world and deeply refreshing to someone used to scrounging for deals on AirBnBs and fretting over public transit when traveling abroad.
In particular, my wife and I loved our experiences hiking in Meteora and Zagori. Our guide (Jim) in Meteora was very knowledge, but also hilarious and a great story-teller. We had a blast the whole time. I had never even heard of Vikos Gorge until Eleni suggested it, but ended up loving hiking out in the remote mountains of Eprius. Our guide (Athena) in Vikos was patient, engaging, and very attentive to our level of fatigue/comfort through the hike. The restaurant recommendations we got throughout the trip were also fantastic--with so many options to choose from (esp. in Athens) it was great to be able to pick from a smaller list. We never had a disappointing meal!
We also appreciated that Eleni/Mariliza were willing to let us "take the reigns" toward the end of the trip. My father is Greek and we wanted to spend time visiting family in Kavala. Eleni/Mariliza arranged a very smooth transition from the part of the trip they planned with the time that we spent seeing relatives. It was reassuring to know that they were there and available to help if we needed them, but not pushing us to buy/do things that we didn't want or need to.
Overall, we are really happy. Next time we take a big trip abroad, we will definitely use KimKim. This was so much better and more relaxing than doing everything ourselves. Now that I've tried a modern travel agency, I don't think I can ever go back. :)