One of the advantages of living in Israel is that we're located near many of the places we've always wanted to see. So two weeks ago my husband and I zipped over to Greece for a weekend in Thessaloniki.
The location was not entirely up to us -- we were there for the Loreena McKennitt concert. And what we discovered is that while the islands of Greece and all its southern attractions are as enticing to us as ever, we had a wonderful time in Greece's second-largest city and cultural capital, which is otherwise known as Salonika.
All the Article at the Huffington Post:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ilana-teitelbaum/discovering-greece-thessa_b_231363.html