Almond Cookies of Argos

Amygdolata… What?  The only way to describe these babies is by telling you another story.  It all began one hot afternoon in June, while exploring Argos in our trusty little rental car. (f you are just now joining us, then you may want to check out some of my other posts about our Zesty Greek Travel…

Day Cruise to Hydra and Spetses

  Two days before the close of our Greek Adventure, we decided to squeeze in one more thrill.  Pegasus Cruises take groups on day trips over to the Saronic Islands of Hydra and Spetses.  The luxury yacht style boats leave the Tolo Harbor on various days at 8 AM and bring cruisers back around 7 PM.  Our…

Nafplio, Greece -My Favorite City

How does one describe the city they would live in if given the chance?? We have been to some very cool places like Munich, Vienna, Salzburg…(all those are fabulous, by the way!)  I am completely a mountain girl who loves The Rockies, but Nafplion is just so enchanting.  During our Zesty Greek Travel Adventure, we were staying just up…

Six Weeks in Tolo

 The Zesty Greek Travel Adventure continues…. The Peloponnese is a beautiful area of Greece that includes several different regions.  We left our itinerary open, only booking a couple nights at a time when we first arrived in Greece, because our ultimate goal was to locate a good base camp with affordable long term lodging opportunities where we could take day…

Grilled Octopus in Galaxidi

Sitting perfectly on the Gulf of Corinth between Delphi and Nafpaktos, is the village of Galaxidi, Greece.  Galaxidi was a major ship building center in the 1700-1800s.  Today, it is a must see historic village with numerous lodging options, charming shops and eateries, and a very nice swim beach.  Our host, Theresa at Le Due Sorelle in Spilia recommended…

4 Nights in Kastraki

This is another piece of our Zesty Travel Adventure After enjoying a complimentary breakfast feast on the lower level of The President Hotel, we checked out of our rooms on the 9th Floor and rolled our bags out to the parking garage where our trusty economy sized rental car sat waiting minus one hubcap, of course.  The night before I studied the route to Meteora…

Lost in Athens

This is the beginning of a Zesty Travel Adventure… It was mid April and Savannah didn’t have to report to Oglethorpe University until end of July.  Meanwhile, Charlotte had been busy with her Homeschooling curriculum and had completed all of her 7th grade studies and much of the required 8th grade subjects, so she was slightly ahead and a…