A photo and video diary from Thessaloniki, Greece‘s capital of the north,  while posted there for Rough Guides research.

Salonika waterfront

Salonika waterfront

Thessaloniki – First Impressions.

My first impressions when I arrived in Salonika after many years of absence.

Thessaloniki’s street life.

A photo blog

How a gay love triangle caused a massacre in Thessaloniki

An amazing story and the most read article of my blog.

The strange cult of St Demetrius

A personal visit to the city’s patron saint, whose grave has been revered by the faithful through the centuries.

Thessaloniki’s Architecture

A photo blog.

Churches you shouldn’t miss in Thessaloniki

Four unmissable Byzantine monuments in Salonika.

Where to Stay, Eat and Club it in Thessaloniki

The title says it all!

Excursions from Thessaloniki

Trekking on Mount Olympus

A short trek with pics around Litohoro, gateway to Mt Olympus.

A visit to the Unesco site of Vergina

Here is where Alexander the Great’s father and son are buried.

The Trojan Camel (video)

An article of mine and a video about a deligfhtful local custom in a village near Salonika.