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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...
Thessaloniki's Best Bougatsa, and where to get the best!

Thessaloniki’s Best Bougatsa

Everyone has a favorite. Mine is Bantis. Of course, a hand-stretched dough is going to be best. Only a couple of people still know...

Ottoman Thessaloniki- an Exotic Heritage

Centuries of indelible traces of an exotic heritage live in these sites of Ottoman Thessaloniki. Sites of Ottoman Thessaloniki: an Exotic HeritageThe First Mosque of...

Top Thessaloniki Sights

For a city with 23 centuries of urban history, Thessaloniki has a very low international profile. That’s totally fine with them. The city’s not...

Specialties of Kimolos- Tasting the Cyclades

Kimolos' Specialties- from a raw and rugged Cycladic Island This small, unpretentious, and utterly charming Cycladic Island is a fine dining destination. Kimolos' specialties are...

Packing for a motorcycle trip- all you really need

Start with a trip philosophy Packing for a motorcycle trip starts with defining your trip philosophy. There's a reason you're taking a motorcycle and not...

The Wild Landscape and Beaches of Kimolos

The Wild Landscape of Kimolos "Don't think of Kimolos so much as an island;" said our guide and friend Dimitris Ventouris aboard the Korais. "it...