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What (and Where) to Drink in Belgrade - The best local drinks

What (and Where) to Drink in Belgrade

Belgrade is a convivial city. You'll never be far from a hot cup of coffee, a sparkling mineral water, a craft beer, or a...
Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

The Marine Headlands from the Golden Gate BridgeWalking across the Golden Gate Bridge is the best ways...
Food Specialties of Thessaloniki

The Fabulous Food Specialties of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is full of fabulous food specialties. Many cultures have made the city home, and each left its exotic traces behind. This was a...

A Lenten Chocolate Cake That Tastes Like Sin

Lofty, very dark, with a delicate moist crumb- the cake, which is eggless and non-dairy, is lenten...

Sanguini (Blood Orange) Marmalade with Orange Blossom Water

It's easy to get used to nice things, and then so hard...
Istanbul public transportation attaturk airport

Istanbul’s Attaturk Airport to Center, via public transportation

   Whenever I can, I like to take public transportation in a foreign city. It's not about saving money, but about the sense of independence....

Hiking through Meteora, a Geological Wonder

I'm at the intersection of arrow straight roads in a flat and orderly town. We're sitting outside at a chic cafe- soft lighting, Miles...

Villages of Pelion- Zagora, Kissos, Vizitsa, Milies, Portaria.

The villages of Pelion are enchanting. The coastline of Pelion is famously fabulous, all picturesque coves and dramatic beaches. But the mountains- covered in...

Charms of Volos

Charms of Volos A weekend in Volos offers the best of Greece- the many charms of Volos come from both the sea and the mountains....

The de Chirico Train- a scenic, historic Pelion excursion

Historic Pelion Train As you drive from the wonderful port city of Volos towards Pelion, you'll notice a narrow gauge train track. It's thrillingly, perilously...