Too short a time in Lesvos! Guest Blog by Kathy Vichta

The food scene in Mytilene is great! It’s a student town and there are bars, ouzeries and restaurants all through the little streets behind the main drag. Some of the most recommended are already closed for the season but we manage to eat (and drink) really well and quite cheaply both nights (an ouzerie in … Continue reading Too short a time in Lesvos! Guest Blog by Kathy Vichta

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

Poros, the Octopus Man and Inspirational People – My First Greek Island Solo Trip! April 1993

I was a late starter when it came to visiting Greece. Having had my first child just days after my nineteenth birthday and then four children by the age of twenty five, travel wasn't on my list of priorities. Some years later I'd become a single parent (through choice) so life was hectic - and … Continue reading Poros, the Octopus Man and Inspirational People – My First Greek Island Solo Trip! April 1993

Blast From the Past – Chance Encounters on Tilos – July 2001

17 years ago, my partner and I kept a travel journal during our trip around the Dodecanese.  This was back in the day when a travel journal meant a notebook and pen rather than a piece of tech.  Each day we took turns to write a summary of our travel experiences. This particular trip took … Continue reading Blast From the Past – Chance Encounters on Tilos – July 2001