Stephanie Banks

When you’re driving in your chevy and your pants are getting heavy – Ikaria

OK, let me just clarify something. I’m not driving a chevy or a vehicle of any kind here in Greece (you know my nerves won’t stand it!). My pants aren’t heavy nor do I have any kind of stomach disorder. When I first came to Ikaria two years ago a particular song from the film …

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Further Explorations of Syros – Ano Syros, Kini and Galassas

Having just one day of doing not much at all was worth it. A day to myself was just enough to help me recoup from the frantic four days in Athens. I find myself always having to fight the temptation to be up early and explore everything within my capabilities – or rather the capabilities …

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Travelling During Covid Times and the Good, Bad and Ugly of Athens

I’m not going to lie – I was very nervous about travelling during these strange times. Once I put on my big girl pants and pressed that book button there was no turning back. The paperwork isn’t so bad – as long as you approach it methodically. Book flightsBook first 2 accommodations for the PLF …

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For the Love of God Where Can I Buy Some Pegs! Leros – July 2001

Here is another Blast from the Past from July 2001 – a trip that took me to Rhodes, Kalymnos/Telendos, Bodrum, Leros, Nisyros and Tilos. My boyfriend at the time and I took turns in writing a diary entry and this is an excerpt from the Leros part of the trip. Apologies for the low quality …

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