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If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is an experience worth? The experiences of travel are what make one’s journey priceless. The memories of these experiences are what make travel last forever.
Perhaps this is because I have been to 85 countries, but when I travel, it’s no longer stunning sites that fuel my…
Posted on April 4, 2015 at 6:00pm
Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, having been continuously inhabited for at least 7,000 years. I most enjoy the fall season in Greece, as the city is perhaps less crowded and one sees the true, hospitable and open, Athenian. It would be on a seasonably warm mid-October night that I would arrive in Athens historic center, at the comfortable Herodion Hotel, my digs for a four day sojourn in the city of my infancy and many summer…Continue
Posted on February 21, 2015 at 11:49am
The story of Amorgos Island is a tale of beauty. Folklore has it that adjacent islands in the Cyclades told a tale of a neighboring island where only beautiful women resided. This tale of omorfos (beauty) was folklore about the less traveled Amorgos Island.
The Main Port of Amorgos – From The Aegialis Hotel &…Continue
Posted on December 24, 2014 at 7:52am
On the train from Cuzco to Machu Picchu, thinking about my upcoming climb up the picture-postcard peak of nearby citadel Huayna Picchu, known as “the young mountain,” I realized I'd left my hiking shoes behind! But I'd traveled great distances to climb Machu Picchu’s highest peak, so even a lack of proper footgear wasn't going to stop me. Perhaps I would be the first person to hike this majestic peak in Hugo Boss loafers - maybe I could get Hugo to pay me for bringing his brand to the top of…Continue
Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:06pm