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,...
Frolicking in Florence

Frolicking in Florence

A few years ago, we went to Florence, Italy to attend a conference in February.  This, my friends, chronicles that adventure. We know that Florence is famous for the statue of David, but little beyond that.  So, let the adventure begin. We are staying in...
Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Venice has long fascinated travelers, both active and armchair. The canals, alleyways, and unusual architecture are unique and enchanting, and the idea of a romantic ride on a gondola is iconic to the city. We have booked a room for three nights at...