Peloponnese Living Is an Art of Life and Travel

Greece and eco-travel are mesmerizing!

Desiree Driesenaar
Change Your Mind Change Your Life
5 min readJun 20, 2024


Picture by Bee Wild in AI Night Cafe.

Have you ever been to Mythical Peloponnese in Greece? If not, you really missed out on something. It’s on the bucket list of many Americans, Canadians and Aussies to explore Europe and see the foundation of our western civilizations.

Greece is that. And more.

In 2023, my Greek friend Vivian Manolesou and I started the Facebook group Peloponnese Living and by now, we have 47K followers and an active community of members who post, comment, trade with each other and meet each other offline too.

There’s a strong wish of sellers to use our group for sales of real estate or BnB rooms but we only allow that once a month. Otherwise, buildings get too dominant.

The rest of the months we answer each other’s questions, we post pretty pictures, and we share the joy of being and longing to be in Peloponnese.

Peloponnese is the peninsula next to Athens. It has all advantages of island vibes without the disadvantages. You can drive off to Athens or Delphi or other mainland Greece. No need for boats…

What was the initial purpose of our group?

  1. prevent loneliness for expats and connect Greeks to…