Adventurer: Elena is a journalist but also work as a content creator

25 August 2022

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About you

My name is Elena Dimitriou and I live in Greece. I am a journalist but I also work as a content creator. I have my own travel website, and I love to share all my travel experiences on the website. I love photography, traveling, and create unique memories.

Why do you travel and look for adventures?

I don’t like the daily routine and I love to explore new places. I also believe that traveling opens your mind and you become a better person. It’s a beautiful experience to meet new people and their cultures. I believe that the world is so big and we have to explore it as much as we can.

What kind of adventures do you look for when you travel?

I want to search for special adventures, like hiking in the Switzerland mountains or doing a desert safari. Experiences that I can’t have in my country.

What’s your go-to travel hack?

My favorite tip is to wake up early so I can explore all the places without many people around. I also prefer to travel during not high season In each country. It’s also much cheaper.

Got any gear you can’t travel without?

I can’t travel without my tripod, my phone and my camera

What destination are you eager to go back to?

Cappadocia in Turkey!

How do you stay safe when you’re travelling?

When I’m traveling alone I prefer not to go out very late at night. I also choose crowded spots to be safer. I always book hotels close to the attractions I want to visit &I always send my location to my close ones so they’ll know my plans and where I am supposed to be.

What’s the best way to experience a destination like a local?

Before my trip, I always look at Google Maps ratings for restaurants that local prefers. I usually don’t go to the famous restaurants for tourists because I believe that the quality of food is not so good. I also ask for advice at the hotel reception.

What’s your favourite word in another language?

Günaydın & çok (good Morning, &very – Turkish), Buongiorno (good Morning – Italian)

When and where are you next travelling?

Evia, Greece (August) and during autumn I am planning to visit Mykonos, Istanbul and Copenhagen.

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