A Trip Down the Memory Lane: Monemvasia and Bay of Geraki

A trip down the memory lane Picture this: A small truck is on a dirt road which goes around a small, narrow, fjord-like bay. As the sun sets behind the hills surrounding a saltmarsh at the edge of the bay, the truck follows the road around the marshes into a…

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In Kythnos for a christening…

I haven’t been in Kythnos for nearly 2 decades, so it was like visiting for the first time. I totally liked Dryopida -of which unfortunately I haven’t got any photos- and Hora, which reminded me a little of the Hora of Amorgos. Of course Kanala, where we stayed , is…

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Watching the rain in Osijek

Osijek. One of the most “Green” (literally and metaphorically) cities in europe. Fourth largest city in Croatia. The city of 17 parks. One of the most culturally diverse cities in Croatia. The city with the oldest tram system in Croatia. One of the cities that were the most brutally hit…

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3 Days of Summer in Budapest, Magyarország (Hungary)

When most people think of Budapest , spontaneously snow and winter cityscapes come to mind. Nevertheless, that is only one aspect of Budapest, as we found out during our short stay in the city. Budapest is astonishing. Every place we have visited has its own unique charm, and Budapest has…

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Nafpaktos in Fall – The Lightning Fast Trip

Faster than “Flash, The Fastest Man Alive”, we went to Nafpaktos for a weekend (again). We did not regret it, as this time we visited the highlands of Nafpaktos and enjoyed very much a trek from the village of Ano Hora to Kato Hora. In Kato Hora there is a…

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The Hectic Vacation of 2012, Part Two

Part two was Corfu in August. Thanks to my aunts Lenio and Koula and cousin Lola and everyone else who was there we had the best time during our stay. There was a terrible heatwave with temperatures exceeding 37 °C, and Myrto would wake up at 6 am, but anyway…

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The Hectic Vacation of 2012, Part One

It has been a while since our last trip (last summer with our 3-month-old baby Myrto who now is 16 months old). This year we had the chance to have an extended vacation, so we travelled to three of our favourite places in Greece: Corfu, Crete and Evia. I titled…

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TKCS Beach Special

We had promised we would have a special feature about beaches we have visited, so here is our “Best Beaches” photo album! (Photo locations are available in the Google Photos album)

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TKCS Sunsets Special

From my experience as an amateur photographer who only uses automatic cameras, the easiest way to take a good picture is to do it during the sunset. For me , the best light of the day for photography is in the afternoon, around the time the sun goes down. Here…

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