Nicholas Kontis's Blog – July 2013 Archive (5)

If It’s Summertime in Greece – It’s Time For Island Hopping

Greece is for lovers, and everyone loves a Greek island. Having spent childhood summers in Greece, I find this to be true. Depending on what your definition of an island is, there are between 2,000 and as many as 6,000 Greek Islands - "over 3,000" is a number one hears quite a bit around Greece. However, only a little over 200 are inhabited. Ferry services connect most of the islands, making it easy to hop from one to another. Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands,…


Added by Nicholas Kontis on July 31, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Redondo Beach’s Rock and Brews Does Not Miss a Beat


Cold Beers are flowing at Rock & Brews

What do you get when you take a legendary rock star, a successful restaurateur, and a rock promoter and put them together?  You get a micro-pub restaurant like no other.

If you’re like me and grew up as a teenager in the 70s, you most likely attended a Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd or Stones show back in…


Added by Nicholas Kontis on July 24, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Visit the World's Largest Sand Island - Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

Think all islands in the world are the same or similar? Think again. Ever dreamed of a protected island, complete with its unique biosphere, where you bring your rented 4-wheel drive from the mainland and pitch your own tent? Welcome to amazing Fraser Island, where part of the experience is getting there. Located 200 north of the hustle and bustle of busy Brisbane, approximately a three-hour drive, and a short ferry ride and you reached what any beach wanderer would call…

Added by Nicholas Kontis on July 18, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Tropical Oasis at Mexico's Be Tulum Hotel

Be Tulum Pool

Welcome to your paradise in Tulum

Travelers to Tulum seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy partying in Cancun or Playa Del Carmen can find solace and immerse themselves into a tropical forest and ocean setting. Located 150 kilometers (around 100 miles) down the coast from Cancun, the Be Tulum Hotel is etched into a natural…


Added by Nicholas Kontis on July 12, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments

Get Your Curry On – Delicious Indian Cuisine in the Heart of Old Bristol


Old India Restaurant – Avant Garde Indian Cuisine


If you are ever in Bristol, England and crave scrumptious Indian cuisine, then a visit to the old Bristol Stock Exchange is in order. Located in an old 100 year plus old structure, the old home of the Bristol Stock Exchange, is now the home to Bristol’s premier Indian Restaurant, ‘Old India.’

Old India Restaurant is…


Added by Nicholas Kontis on July 1, 2013 at 11:34am — 5 Comments

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