Author. Journalist. Travel Writer.
Chasing Athens is Marissa Tejada’s debut novel released by Musa Publishing.
Tejada is also an award-winning journalist specializing in food and travel writing.
She is a co-writer for Fodor’s Greece, Fodor’s Greek Islands and has contributed to CNN International, CNN Travel, Wine Enthusiast, Forbes Travel, enRoute and more. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers.
Another writing project close to her heart is travel blogging. Marissa publishes a destination travel blog about Greece and Europe.
“Ava is a great character; one you can’t help but cheer for as she learns to make her own decisions and plot her own life.”
“Tejada gives us the real Athens that Ava had to contend with including protests, riots and general political unrest.”
“Humor, fun and “real life crisis” are woven into the fabric of the plot.”
“Chasing Athens is sure to keep readers captivated and yearning to travel to the warm Greek Islands.”
“What is truly incredible about Chasing Athens is Marissa Tejada’s ability to give the reader reader more than pristine white buildings and water so blue your eyes mist over.
“…She gives us the real Athens that Ava had to contend with including protests, riots and general political unrest. This adds more than a hint of authenticity and it makes Ava’s new life more admirable than the simple vacation glimpse into Greece.”
“I loved watching Ava become a new woman, making her own decisions and learning from her mistakes.”
“Tejada made the streets of Athens come alive on the page, which allowed me to discover Greece right alongside Ava.”