Hotel Review: Tsikeli in Kastraki, Greece

May 25, 2013 by

Arriving to the small city of Kalambaka by bus, we stepped down and paused at the sight of the towering stones. “We have to walk up those?” As intimidating as it looked, we carried on , dragging our backpacks toward the even tinier city...

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Somewhere Special: Santorini

Jan 24, 2013 by

Sometimes we all need to get away somewhere special and enjoy a thoroughly self-centred experience, where we can relax and recharge those weary batteries. When you’ve been to all of the Canary Islands, had enough of Portugal and when Spain...

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Leaving Olympia (breaks my heart)

May 6, 2010 by

Today I will get on the bus to head for Athens, and a few days later, Barcelona, Spain. While I love Athens in it’s own special way- after all it IS the beating heart of the country I love, I am deeply sad to be leaving my tiny piece of...

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The Center of the World – Delphi, Greece

May 4, 2010 by

I’ve long believed I was the center of the world (or universe) and last week, I was actually correct! That is, of course, if you abide by the Greek mentality that long held Delphi to be the center of the world. This is the place where mankind...

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Don’t Drink the (Holy) Water

Apr 25, 2010 by

To know me is to laugh with me… or at me, I really don’t care as long as I am laughing. For someone who used to be considered above average intelligence (until I moved across the globe and realized everyone is much smarter here) I lack...

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