Eleni Alexiou

ELENA ALEXIOU

CEO & Founder

In 2002 I was awarded my first degree on Nutrition and one year later I started my professional career on the island of Crete where I stayed for 9 years. I completed two postgraduate courses in exercise and as a lifelong learner, I obtained a second BSc in Journalism and Mass Media Communication from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (July, 2019).

Coming from beautiful Kastoria and moving all around the country, I was fortuned to experience Greece, fall in love with its nature and enjoy all the different landscapes this country has to offer. As an outdoor enthusiast, I have counted numerous kilometers hiking in Greek mountains (Lefka ori, Pelion, Tzoumerka, Olympos, Grammos, etc) and abroad (Alps, Nepal, Oman) but also cycling, skiing, sea kayaking.

After gaining a long experience as a teacher in the field of education, I was attracted by the broader field of communication and the last 3 years I have been occupied in the tourism sector. Exploring new destinations has always been a challenge for me while transmitting messages about a more sustainable and active living stands as the ultimate goal of this business endeavor.

Why WellnessTales?

The term wellness appeared in 1960, when Dr.Halbert Dunn combined the words well-being and fitness with reference to the balance between body, mind and soul together with the environment, culture and spirituality.

Following the path of nature and combining the areas I specialize in, i.e. nutrition for health (wellbeing), exercise for an adequate physical condition (fitness), trips/tourism which turn into fairytales, I created my own brand: WellnessΤales!

Reaching wellness

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Popular articles

I occasionally write articles about nutrition, travelling and the environment. Most of them have been hosted on printed or online magazines.
Please click on the links to view selected published work of my travel articles.

Gateway to the Himalayas

Kastoria – A city worth discovering

Holidays In Greece: Ikaria And The North Aegean Sea

Adorable Kimolos; chalk’s island