As I begin to write the Easter gift list for my dear ones, I got to thinking about putting together some gift ideas for the Greece fans in your life. You can use it to find gifts for those who plan to visit Greece this year, loved ones who have been to Greece and just about anyone who dreams of visiting the country.
Here are the categories of gifts you can browse:
Lonely Planet Greece (Travel Guide): for anyone who plans a trip to Greece, this guide is a great choice. Featuring up-to-date information and an Athens pull-out map, you will enjoy planning your trip using it.
Lonely Planet Greek Islands (Travel Guide): once the warm weather is back, it’s time to head to the islands! This guide comprises useful information about the Greek islands, as well maps, itineraries, and reviews of places.
Fodor’s Greece: with Great Cruises & the Best Islands (Full-color Travel Guide): written by locals, the guide offers a wealth of information. It also includes full-color maps, hotel and restaurant recommendations, multiple itineraries for every type of traveler, as well as in-depth coverage of Greek destinations.
Top 10 Greek Islands (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide): the guide includes the highlights for each of the island featured, maps, things to do and places to eat, as well as local festival and outdoor activities.
Top 10 Athens (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide): should you plan to explore the capital, then this guide has all the information you need; from ancient sites and museums to hot nightlife, and nearby islands.
Say It Right in Greek: The Fastest Way to Correct Pronunciation (Say It Right! Series): learning how to correctly pronounce words in a new language can be a bit hard. This book helps you with that, as well as teaches you 500 essential Greek words and phrases, and helps you learn how to quickly form sentences.
Get Your Greek On!: Basic Greek in Two Weeks
We live in a fast-paced world and we want to learn a new language as soon as possible, right? I surely prefer to read a book which teaches me useful phrases from the beginning. Plus, you don’t need a lot of time to get going so, in between planning your vacation in Greece, why not study this book as well? And remember to always have fun!
The Ultimate Greek Phrasebook: Everything that you will need during your stay in Greece(also available for kindle) : it is the best companion for travel if you just need to learn basic Greek. It will help you learn how the locals perceive various gestures, how to introduce yourself, ask for directions, as well as other useful things a traveler may need.
FitBit Charge 2 HR
For those who love to see how many steps they take during their explorations and also need some smartwatch functions (such as call notification, message notification, or calendar notification), FitBit Charge 2 HR is an affordable and lovely choice. The Teal one is great for the ladies but there are also colors suitable for the guys.
TP LINK Power Bank
Although it has a capacity of only 10000 MAH, this power bank is light enough to carry in your day pack and supports fast charging. I have this exact model and absolutely love it (and carry it everywhere with me when I travel).
EZOPower 5-Piece International AC Travel Plug Converter Adapter Set with Carrying Pouch Case
This small travel plug adapter is compatible with most areas, including Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, South America, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. It comes with 5 different AC adapter plugs and a pouch case (for easy transport). And trust me, you only need to struggle once to find an adapter at the accommodation and next time you’ll make sure to be prepared!
ASUS ZenFone 3 MAX ZC520TL Smartphone, 5.2-inch, 16GB (Glacier Silver): if you plan to travel for longer than a week in Greece (or Europe), then getting a local SIM is a great idea. For that, you need an unlocked phone and Asus ZenFone is an excellent choice.
GoPro HERO5 Black : this camera is waterproof, being an excellent choice if you plan to explore the Greek waters; it takes stunning 4k video and has a time lapse function. Have fun, enjoy your trip, and capture everything with the GoPro!