New York – New York City pt. 2

Day 4 – Arts and Sunset After a weekend of socialising and decadently indulging in some of the finer things the city has to offer, it was time…

New York – New York City pt. 1

I’d been living in the U.S for a little over a year, and I still hadn’t visited New York City (or ventured to the East Coast). I decided,…

California – Mendocino

As is usually the way, plans for a free weekend are started on a Wednesday, which means that options are slim as more organised people have already made…

Greece – Island Hopping – A Weekend in Athens

Day 16 – Back in Athens The near constant sunshine of the past two weeks had come to an end. Waking and opening the curtains in the small…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt3

It was surprising to share the ferry back to Crete from Gavdos with so many familiar faces, from people that caught the ferry over here with us a…

Greece – Island Hopping – Gavdos pt2

Day 11 – Moving House The temporary towel that I put up last night to block some of the sand entering my hammock with the gusting wind worked…

Greece – Island Hopping – Gavdos pt1

Day 8 – Goodbye Loutro, Hello Gavdos The last morning in Loutro started the same as all that came before it – sunrise, swim, sfakian pie. Once this…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt2

It was only a short hop on the ferry from Agia Roumeli to Loutro, after completing the hike down Samaria Gorge. I didn’t know much about Loutro, other…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt1

Long before we landed in Crete, or could see the coastline, we could see the mountains looming large. I was especially amazed by the size of the mountains,…

Greece – Island Hopping – Santorini pt2

Day 2 – Santorini by Scooter Maybe it was the (light) drinking, maybe it was the long active days, but I managed to sleep through the entire evening,…