Greece: Cycling the Islands of Kalymnos and Nisiros

Cycling the islands of Greece is incredible. Each island is unique and because they are all tiny, you can generally do one a day – at least that’s what I did on my Duvine tour. Kalymnos we started in the port and then cycled up and over the island covering 25.2 miles and climbing 2,729…

Santorini: Wine and Food

How could I go to Santorini and not check out the local food and the wine. But first, let me tell you some of the things I expected to find, but did not: pita bread, hummus and bowls of olives LET’S TALK ABOUT SANTORINI FOOD For some reason, I had assumed all of Greece would serve…

Hiking the Caldera Trail in Santorini

The Caldera Trail in Santorini There’s more to Santorini than parties, weddings and honeymooners. There is also the Caldera Trail that takes you on a 10km hike along the cliffs of the island from Fira to Oia. Fira just after sunrise The trail starts in the center of Fira – or at least for me…

Hermitting in Santorini

The Caldera This year has been a busy one. I’ve traveled a lot, I moved to a new country where I don’t speak the language and I started a new job. I’ve also had more house guests in the last two months than I have had in 5 years. It was time to go into…