Tag: Greece

Greece – Hikes in Santorini

I’ll be honest – Santorini was a surprise. I ended up there (almost) by chance. I found a cheap connection to Sicily after a month in Crete, but before booking the flight I was a bit hesitant. Would it be too expensive for my standards? Too touristy and maybe overcrowded? Its popularity spreads in fact certainly further than the Cyclades group…

My hellenism

My surname in Greek means “golden leaf”. I can vividly remember my dad and my grandad telling me this: about our far (far,far,far) Greek roots. The part of Sicily where my dad comes from was once known as Magna Grecia and as witness of this we have the stunning architecture and some places which still keep the original names. In the below map,…