Where azure and cerulean touch on the horizon kissing like long lost friends dry seemingly barren soil feigning fertility sprouts ancient seeds producing rich, ripe, robust crops that cling to the earth in gnarly, knobbly knots whose beauty beguiles and Continue reading Ancient beauty
If visiting Athens and you find yourself wandering round the Monastriaki area, as you undoubtedly will, make sure you visit Stavros Melissinos’ third generation sandal-making shop now run by his son, Pantelis, a poet and playwright, now sandal maker. I Continue reading Poetry in Motion!
Here is a recipe for Greek Salad from one of my favourite cookbooks New Greek Cuisine by Peter Conistis. Conistis has run a number of restaurants around Sydney including Eleni’s that used to be in East Sydney/Darlinghurst, that then became Continue reading Heavenly Horiatiki!
Santorini is one of those places that is just like the postcards you see – picture perfect! Also known as Thira, the island is the southernmost of the Cyclades group of islands. Formed from a volcanic explosion its impact is Continue reading Stunning Santorini leaves you breathless…
The medieval city of Rhodes on the Island of Rhodes in Greece is one of the most surprising places to visit. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site it is the oldest continuously inhabited ancient walled city in Europe. The Continue reading Picture perfect Palace of Knights
I would dare say that no trip to Athens would be complete without visiting the ancient rock of the Acropolis. Situated in the heart of this vibrant city it holds a commanding view in all directions. Historically it has been Continue reading Ancient Athens Acropolis Awaits
Earlier this year Mr Iced Vovo, my Mum and I were staying at a farmhouse in the sleepy hamlet of Provarma about 25 km from the thriving city of Chania on the Island of Crete. Surrounded by goats, turkeys and Continue reading Provarma provides plenty of provisions
I LOVE Greece, everything about it – the food, antiquities, wine, olives, countryside, people, cheese, culture, islands, Athens, everything – well almost everything… From a country that has brought us democracy, great philosophy and of course the olympics, why haven’t Continue reading Greece, going down the gurgler!