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In 2003 left my native New Jersey and my career in healthcare to focus solely on what my heart wanted: to discover what was beyond the Atlantic ocean.

Now residing in Greece; the Mediterranean landscape and constant echo of Ancient Greece is where I find inspiration.

My photography and writing is a meditation on the Ancient World and the emotion this region provokes. From the local mysteries, to lesser known archaeological sites, and epic battles this very soil witnessed. Every single one of these fuels my passion for projects that breathe life into this ancient realm and most importantly, in tribute to the legacy of the ancient world.

There is still so much to learn from the Greeks.

Whispers from Greece is a tribute to them.


19 Responses to “About

  • Glad I’ve found your page – lovely pictures and thought provoking observations and pieces.

  • I am a big fan of your work and look forward to more. Thank you for always sharing.

  • So, don’t leave. Greece needs people like you. I totally share your ideas. Please stay!

  • Anastasia, thank you for that. It is wonderful to be on the same brainwave. 🙂 Also, I was just looking at your website, it is beautiful!

  • I was really moved by your words about the Greeks. I feel about the same being half Kefalonian and half German. How much hospitality, help, support, friendlyness and generousity I found there! This really is a country to learn from. Did you visit Kefalonia yet?

    • Thank you! I have not been to Kefalonia. However after seeing your pictures I am inspired to visit. Could you recommend any archeological sites or museums on the island?

      • if you visit “allkefalonia.com” for instance you can see what archeological sites there are. I haven’t visited so many such places, but love the old Italian fortress in Assos which is a very beautiful place as you pass one of the most beautiful beaches of the world. The best Museum is in Argostoli, the main city.

        • Thank you! I will check it out! 😀

  • I am happy to meet you and Greece is so lucky to have you )
    Thank you Melissa!

    • Happy New Year! Thank you for sharing your beautiful pictures, I can’t wait to see more!

  • That’s a great blog that you’ve created! Thanks for your words, and all the work you are doing through your website, I wish more of us (Greeks) could appreciate our country. Wish you honestly all the best for the New Year.

    • I am so happy you enjoy the site. Best wishes for a creative and healthy 2014!

  • I love Greece, spent many a moons there. Thanks for stopping ;by so I could discover your site.

  • It must be a beautiful place! I loved the photos of the dog on the beach 🙂

  • Melissa,

    I truly sense your passion and love for Greece. It is truly admirable the ways you are able to express that. It speaks throughout your work. To me, that speaks volumes about who you may be as a person. Stay in touch with that deepness. It is truly special. I can sense your love towards truth and beauty in the world. I wish much wisdom to always find you wherever you may find yourself. Wonderful site with just the right touch of everything. “Job very well done!”

    From one “goddess” to another 😉


  • Thank you so much for your kind comment. You’ve inspired me to keep writing.

  • love the new design!

  • Thanks! 🙂 And thank you for sharing your photography with the world, your shots are amazing!

  • More than glad to help you on your “journey” to explore Greece
    By being in the tourism industry 15yrs sure will have a lot to reveal to you
    Feel free to contact me
    Vassilis Triantafillou

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