Mt. Helix Sunset

Mt. Helix Sunset

Just next to the thriving metropolis of La Mesa, CA is the thriving census-designated place of Casa de Oro-Mount Helix (named after the European snail Helix aspersa), home to Mt. Helix, atop of which sits Mt. Helix Park , the “Crown Jewel of East County”....
San Diego Sea Life

San Diego Sea Life

San Diego, California is a coastal community and provides many opportunities to see oceanic life.  Seaworld and the Birch Aquarium at Scripps (part of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography) offer a variety of experiences and adventures. However, you don’t...
Samos in Summer – Part 3

Samos in Summer – Part 3

The island of Samos, Greece, is more than just good food, beautiful country sides and beaches, and friendly people. It is also home to Pythagoreion and the Heraion of Samos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Eupalinian aqueduct, a marvel of ancient...
Samos in Summer – Part 1

Samos in Summer – Part 1

For a long time, we’ve wanted to go to Greece. But Greece is not one place; the country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete,...