I wish I could rattle off a list of all the exotic, far-flung locales I explored in 2016, but no such list exists. I visited one and only one new country: Sweden (which, by the way, everyone needs to visit immediately if you can - and with Norwegian ... Discover More..
Part of my goal while traveling is to try to see places as they truly are. Removing outside ideas, stereotypes, and biases, to the extent I can, and discovering as many different sides and perspectives on a destination as I possibly can. So to bet... Discover More..
"Stop being a tourist - start becoming an explorer." That's the first sentence that greets me at the Greeking.me website, the tour company that promises to take me on a real local tour of Athens. Athens is a strange city. It is both hated and l... Discover More..
When most people think of Greece, sun, sand and blue seas are usually the first thing that comes to mind. Even though I will be the last person to deny the incredible beauty of Greece in the summer, the country's reputation means it usually gets over... Discover More..
Athens sometimes gets a bad rap as a city, but it has some really great alternative neighborhoods to visit and plenty of cool sights to see beyond the historic Acropolis and the flea market in Monastiraki. For all its chaos and grittiness, it's one o... Discover More..
I should give fair warning that this is going to be less of a 'travel guide' post and more of an elaborate love letter to the country I spent the first few years of my life in - Greece. I shall write a guide post soon, but I am feeling quite nostalg... Discover More..