The Kefalonia Mania

The Kefalonia Mania

The island of Kefalonia which is also known as Cephalonia, Cephallenia, Cephallonia, Kefallinia is a grand tourist hotspot in Greece because of the famous Myrtos Beach (12 times voted as Greece’s best beach) and it’s also the setting of the famous novel-turned-movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. Its name has several variations due to the fact that […]

Big Fat Impressions from my Greece Holidays

Big Fat Impressions from my Greece Holidays

After long stays on my travels, I often come back with some big, general impressions about a place and its people: Chinese are practical, Arabs are hospitable, Latinos are polite.  Even though these generalization are based on my own experience, I question whether they’re true.  So reading the headlines about Greece, a country falling apart and […]

Guide to Cyprus for the Fanny Pack Tourist

Guide to Cyprus for the Fanny Pack Tourist

Cyprus captivates all its visitors right from the get-go with a kaleidoscopic mixture of cultures, history and beauty of all the surrounding countries it lies within. So as the unique past of the island itself is intertwined with Greek mythology, the tourist industry is right up top of the island’s economy and most vendors will […]