Travel Planning – Le Petit Voyage

Our first big trip together as a family (2014-15, ten months, twelve countries) was formally christened Le Grand Voyage. It wa

Family Photos

Platia Eleftheriou Venizelou, Voula, Greece I may have made a strategic mistake… On principal, I’m not a big fan o

Our Lady of Perpetual Football

Clearly, I jest. This is, in actuality, the ruins of the seat of the Archbishopry of Rhodes of the 15th century, Our Lady of t

Knock knock…

Who’s there? Orange! Orange who? Orange you glad I’m a mandarin? Pick one place on this planet that has it all, an

Kyklades… er… Roadtrip

Sea trip or ferry trip would be more precise, but road trip is more accurate. For 22 days, beginning October 4, we had the goo

Day 44 – Changing Seasons

The seasons are changing, and it is clearly autumn here in the Kyklades of Greece. A bit more overcast, some rain (flooding in

Day 43 – In search of Komboloi

Our friend Elisa had recommended a certain bead shop in Mykonos that we simply had to visit. Its location was… tentative, al

Naxos Roadtrip

We’ve been renting cars on the bigger islands. Hell, even the smaller ones (like Aegina). They let us get around and see

Day 40 – Backcountry Naxos

Day 40 – Backcountry Naxos As they say in Greek: I Náxos eínai éna nisí stis Kykládes  (Looks much cooler in Greek scr

Best. Beach. Ever.

Or at least, so far. La Fille ™ might say that I am prone to quick judgements about things: the best island this, the be