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Trip to Santorini – The Greek Island of Magic and Mystery

A Trip to Santorini: the Greek Island of Magic and Mystery The geological masterpiece is known as most visited of the Greek Islands – and for good reason. Santorini, with its timeless beauty, is unlike any other in the world. Five separate islands were created from a massive eruption in 1660 B.C. resulting in a …

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Ghosts, Legends and a Glimpse of Atlantis in Santorini

On Santorini, the village folk tell stories of ghosts. Old men sipping ouzo in the tavernas say they’ve heard the music of Pan’s pipes and the clicking of little hooves in the branches of the plane trees. There is a feeling that something mysterious lingered behind after the great explosion that destroyed Santorini during the …

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Santorini Roasted Lamb Recipe: Eating Greek with the Ravenous Traveler

  As if Greek food alone weren’t enough of a reason to visit Greece, 2013 is the Year of Gastronomy on the island of Santorini, where the Selene Restaurant  offers cooking classes to ravenous travelers. With the recent economic and political turmoil driving down prices and keeping less-adventurous travelers away, this is the perfect year …

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A Guide to the Most Popular Greek Islands

Most Popular Greek Islands To enter the world of the Greek islands is to enter a time-tested sanctuary decorated with sharp cliffs, lazy seas, perfectly bronzed bodies, and warm smiles. People take their time. There is no where to be, because you are already there. The sun keeps you inside for a long lunch and …

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Sensuous Santorini, Greece

A low, white stucco wall holds me back from a thousand-foot drop into the Aegean Sea. White buildings pile atop each other, tumbling toward the water. I can lean out over the wall and look down, past the rounded blue roofs and jumbles of white houses, and see the cruise ships idling in the harbor. Thira is …

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