Greece

  • The 10 Best Things We Ate This Year

    By Natalie on December 30, 2013
    We ate a lot this year. In fact, we often ate a lot this year. So it seems only fitting that our year-end reflection take in some of the highlights of that frequent and ferocious pastime of ours. The 10 Best Things We Ate This Year 10. Baklava in Greece For all that we loved the food in Turkey, we […]
  • Santorini — Home of the O.G. Sunset

    By Pasture Braised on October 29, 2013
    After our relaxing stint on Kefalonia, we didn’t exactly need a vacation. But we were in Greece, and I couldn’t resist steering us to the epicenter of Greek Island vacations: Santorini. Everything you’ve heard about Santorini is true. The island is absolutely stunning, it’s home to some pretty fantastic food, and it can be incredibly expensive. Natalie and I made it […]
  • Kefalonia — Be Nice to Strangers, Get Invited to Greece

    By Cliff on October 22, 2013
    We hadn’t planned to visit Greece, let alone the island of Kefalonia (the largest Ionian Island). It was a brilliant idea randomly set motion in the small zona cafeteria town of Salento, Colombia. We stayed at Hacienda La Serrana, a homey hostel where new friendships blossom hourly. Which is how we came to meet our good friend Danae. We all met over a much debated […]
  • Athens Now and Then

    By Natalie on October 17, 2013
    Last time I was in Athens was eight-and-a-half years ago. It might as well have been a lifetime. Everything about the situation was different. It was Christmas. I was fresh off studying in Florence, and meeting up with my college boyfriend to visit his parents who were stationed in Greece. We had a gorgeous room at the storied Grande Bretagne. […]