Snakes in the Lake, Secret Rooms, Hidden in the Hills, Leather Pants & more: a compilation of travel tales from Ioannina- a secret gem hidden in the mountains of mainland Greece.
Known as the best Easter celebrations in all of Greece, people flock from all over the world to celebrate Greece in Corfu, and for good reason. Whereas some cultures put an emphasis on Christmas, in Greece, it’s all about Easter. But forget about the plastic eggs filled with candy and the bunny who delivers gifts, the Greek Easter, the main Orthodox holiday, is all about family, food, community spirit, and the celebration of the resurrection of Christ.
Summer break is just around the corner! Time to start making plans! What kind of adventurer are you? Check out our list to reveal your adventure-style and dive into some inspiration to help plan your next escape.
One of the most unique islands in Greece, Santorini (known as Fira) is a destination not to be missed. A heaven for photographers, artists, epicureans, and historians; there’s adventures on this island for everyone. Inspired by my travels and this manuscript I am currently finishing up, I made a list: Seven Ways to Rock Your Santorini Stay.
One sunny afternoon I decided to venture into the wilds with my trusty dog, Max, at my side…I was young, I was on a beautiful Greek Island and certainly did not expect to encounter the monster of Varypatades: A Flashback Friday Tale…
“Rock climbing is like playing chess,” my guide said,” you must think two moves ahead before you make your move.” I was young. I was in Greece. And I was clinging to the side of a mountain… A Flashback Friday Tale
An acidic stench stung my nostrils and whipped the breath from my lungs. I stepped back, taking gulps of fresh air, but the burning sensation in my nose persisted. The pungent smell of sulphur clung to my clothes. The taste lingered on my lips, mingling with the salt from the sea air. This was George, Santorini’s volcano, alive and kicking.
A Writing Workshop in St. Augustine I had the opportunity to revisit St. Augustine, on Florida’s historic coast, last weekend. My sister, Sandy and I were attending writer Connie Mae Fowler’s workshop in Summer Haven- only a short drive from America’s oldest city, so we thought- too close not to visit again. St. Augustine…