Returning to Rhodes: Mandraki Harbour & A Walk in Old Town

December 19, 2019Greece

It had been thirteen years, but it might as well have been a week ago. Rhodes is one of those places that doesn’t change very much, its winding medieval streets beautifully preserved behind the walls of Old Town, its majestic deer-topped columns guarding the harbor where the Colossus once stood. We had traveled to the … Read More

Stranded in Santorini: My Big Fat Greek Lesson

February 22, 2016Greece

The tour was a gift from our travel agent. A day in Santorini with a well-known guide, someone who was passionate about Greece and – as a bonus – was a photographer. “He has shown some very famous people around the island,” our agent had said, “and he will take wonderful pictures of your family. … Read More