As a traveller for the past year and a bit, I observed first hand the amount of garbage dumped by tourists on beaches, on roads and hiking trails. It’s a shame to see that some people still see the earth as a dumping ground. The good news is the small steps we can take as […]
The wind crashes Like the waves of the ocean Onto my bedroom window The mosquito buzzes Into my ear I’m wide awake, suddenly I screw on my headlight tight So I can write Can I sleep? Will I sleep? Should I sleep? Or should I keep on scribbling non-sense Until I turn myself off Like […]
Moving to Greece was a big deal. It meant I had to untie the many knots that kept me anchored to my city. It meant leaving people who meant a great deal to me. It meant leaving my comfort zone – my home for the past 19 years. It meant replacing what I knew with […]
“Past and future exist only in our memory. The present moment, though, is outside of time, it’s Eternity.” – Paul Coelho
Yassou (hello) Yassass (hello – polite version) Kalimera (Good morning) Kalispera (Good afternoon/ used after 2 pm) Kalinikta (Good night) Efharisto (poli) (thank you (very much)) Yamas! (cheers!)
Like a paintbrush on its canvas, Wind brushed the bamboos. The bamboos rustled through dusk. Dusk lit up my soul. My soul was silent. So was the night.
I usually stick to Lonely Planet guide books but this Frommer’s Day by Day is truly amazing. I welcomed it to my collection this past October.