If you’ve been reading Tripquake for any length of time, you know that we have much in common with our preferred spirit animal ’80s sitcom, The Facts of Life: because we take the good, we take […]
Hotel Tel Aviv: Welcome Letter debuts today on Wonderlust. Read a condensed version here, or the whole thing there. (Just remember—Hotel Tel Aviv is not an actual hotel:) […]
Athens BlueBuilding is a bold, design-driven collection of just six furnished apartments in a brand new mid-rise building in the beating heart of one of Athens’ most exciting neighborhoods, Pagrati. It’s the result of a unique […]
We had mixed feelings about visiting the Amanzoe resort in Porto Heli, Greece. It looked a little hoity-toity and architecturally a bit vanilla, like a latter day Grecian Hotel Bel Air with fewer A-listers and […]
Yes we know, it’s now called the Belmond Hotel Cipriani, but for us it will always be THE Hotel Cipriani, the one and only—the place that long after the lights of the Venice Film Festival […]
This essay was first published in Greek newspaper Kathimerini as “Greek Holiday Trilogy,” “the experiences of a carefree American traveler to Greece, through his first visit to Santorini, the search for a secret beach in Sifnos and a spell at a beach club in Ios.” (We’re not sure how carefree but, hey). What follows is the original version in English. By Anthony Grant with illustrations by Philippos Avramidis.
The first thing you need to know about breakfast in Crete is with few exceptions, your hotel breakfast doesn’t count. But let’s be realistic: you’re cheap and lazy and you are the kind of traveler […]