Field climbs to right beyond terrace
One morning, while I was writing Cally’s Way on my mountainside terrace, an old woman wearing a kerchief stopped by on her way to the steep vacant lot next door, where herbs and artichokes grow in profusion. Pulling a sprig of fennel out of a cloth pouch attached to her apron, she smiled.
“Very good with potatoes.” Read more
While in Athens, there are many things to do and many important sites to see. You will never miss some exciting places to see in this great ancient city. The following are top 10 reasons why you cannot avoid a trip to Athens. Read more
Mysterious Places, Delicious Dinners and Breathtaking Views
I love Crete. For me it is not just another Greek island, it’s more like a small country where you can find anything you want. The largest island of Greece is so fascinating and diverse that you can spend weeks here and not get satiated with it.
Who could ever imagine that a town hall wedding could be so stylish and effortlessly chic? And the location? Well… how about in one of the most romantic cities on the Peloponnese peninsula? And yes… I certainly do mean Nafplio! Read more
The cradle to the Western Civilization, the ancient country of Greece lies in Eastern Europe with its capital based in the mythological city of Athens. Located at the tip of the eastern European peninsula the country is bordered by the Aegean Sea bordered by Albania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Greece has been known as the birthplace of the western civilization and is known for its culture that dates back to the early stone age and contains several remnants of the old world. Greece has provided the world with several important inventions, technological developments and discoveries that have been essential for the development of civilization. Greece is a country endowed with a rich culture and glorious history which is still preserved in the innumerable monuments located in the country. Listed below are the top visited monuments in Greece. Read more
Gyros, souvlaki, tzatziki… Greek food is irresistible and widely known around the world. But Santorini, a small island in the Aegean sea, has a cuisine unlike any other. That doesn’t surprise me – after enduring the worst volcanic explosion in the history of mankind, I’d want to be the one to call the shots as well.
The Ionian Islands have so much to offer for a romantic getaway – crystal clear water, numerous beaches, breathtaking views, lovely tavernas and much more. This guide consists of places where you and your loved one are going to enjoy when on a romantic vacation to Lefkada and Kefalonia.
One of the reasons it takes 12 years to write a novel (Cally’s Way) is that you fall in love with the place where it is set, in my case Crete. If you travel there this summer, go off the beaten track. And prepare to come back changed. Read more
If I ever have to create an impressive sounding street name, I’ve got myself covered. After a week in Santorini, I’ve officially been transformed from tame globetrotter to wild sunset hunter.
Hordes of tourists besiege the island of Santorini every year, eager to bask in the warm sunshine and the presence of their beloved one. What could be more romantic? Why, sitting down with a glass of something good and watching the sun shyly dip its underbelly into the sea!
Sunset watching seems pretty straightforward – you sit and you watch. Not so in Santorini! You have to find the perfect spot, fend off a hundred fellow sunset gazers and then try very hard to crop them out of your photos.
Santorini, or Thera or Stroggyli, as it used to be called, is the southernmost Cycladic Island. It is actually a group of smaller islands consisting of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni. The island is most known because of its active volcano. It is probably the only volcano in the world, whose crater is in the sea. The eruption of the Santorini volcano, also referred to as the Minoan eruption of Thera, is allegedly the cause of the destruction of the Minoan Civilization.