It’s just a neighborhood, no frills taverna, and in an out of the way residential neighborhood at that, tucked into a corner on a back street in Piraeus that ends at the Greek Naval Academy. You will catch a glimpse of the open sea and some young cadets in uniform leaving and entering the gates, but Margaro hardly matches the picture postcard notion of a Greek seaside taverna. You wouldn’t…Read More >
A boat trip from Skiathos to the beautiful, tiny islets of Tsougria and Arkos. There is no such thing as the wrong way when it comes to experiencing the island of Skiathos. You can park your shiny chopper on the front lawn of your villa, land your private jet at the airport, or anchor your spectacular mega yacht in the town’s old port as passing locals gasp (in pride, not…Read More >
Every morning I swim from one end of the bay of Donousa to the other. I reach the pier with long strokes. As I get near the bakery I am assailed by the aroma of freshly-baked bread and grape-must cookies. My natural bent for laziness yields to this powerful and comforting smell. Bougainvillea blossoms swirl around in the wind and land on the water, like tiny water lilies. I first…Read More >
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