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 […]
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.
One theft is all it takes to send an entire community into a tailspin and it appears that happened earlier this month in the coastal enclave of Malibu, California. The Malibu Times reports that a […]
Starring the long and odd swimming pool at Erego Beach Club! …and a statue that features a partial likeness of the island’s homegrown poet, Homer! …and water that looks like this! so without further a-blue, […]
Editor’s note: this overdue rant putting little Lindsay in her place, wherever that is, was originally meant for television, but the Internet lasts longer, and requires less make-up. Forget about the rumors of cocaine and […]
Things you notice in Athens at 5:35 in the morning on a semi-random Tuesday in August. Or maybe Wednesday. (at this hour, and in this jungle heat, who can say?) I say: I smell bread. […]
For almost as long as I’ve been traveling to Israel, and certainly when I lived there, prospective visitors have asked me the same question: where should I go? The answer to that question depends of […]