Greece – Island Hopping – From Mykonos to Naxos

It was time to say goodbye to beautiful & lively Mykonos and head off to another Greek Island…. Naxos! We were up early and off to the Old Port to take the ferry from Mykonos to Naxos.  Make sure if you book your ferry tickets online (I didn’t read the fine print!) to go to…

Mykonos, Greece – Day Trip Around the Island!

For our one full day in Mykonos, we rented a car and were off…. Our first stumble upon beach was Kalafatis Beach!  The water was cool….the beach packed… Next was Ftelia Beach…..this water a bit warmer…..but not so many people.. Time to eat!  We went in search of Kiki’s Tavern at Agios Sostis Beach –…

Mykonos, Greece – San Marco Hotel Near Houlakia Beach

Michael and I stayed two nights at the San Marco Hotel while in Mykonos. View of the hotel from the road: The area: The water of Houlakia Beach: Sunset: Almost Full Moon: Candlelight dinner on the patio under an almost full moon…..the food was delicious and the service amazing!! S, xo

Athens, Greece – Zeus’s Thunderstorms

Good morning!  This is my 11th day in Athens.  So far, there have been at least 3 days of full out thunderstorms.  What is spectacular about these thunderstorms is how fast they move in then move out.  It is as if they have a life of their own – or are the creation of a…

Athens, Greece – Today’s Small Moments

Saturday, June 23rd This is my 10th day in Athens.  My historical focus has been an interest in the 12 olympian gods of ancient Greece.  Yesterday, as I walked the Ancient Agora of Athens….I was brought back down from Mount Olympus and started thinking about what life would have been life for the ancient Athenians….