Mycenae

The Tomb of Clytemnestra This is it…the last little peek inside our two month journey in Ancient Greece!  But don’t fret because I have put it all together in one great book, “I’ll Take the Stairs” (available at blurb.com) for all you adventurous people out there who want to know about travel in Greece.   Another…

My New Book

To take a peak inside my new book, “I’ll Take the Stairs” click here.  You can preview the first 15 pages! I’ll Take the Stairs is the Ultimate Guide for your Zesty Greek Adventure! Featuring Travel Tips and Tidbits to travel light, stay longer and spend less so you and your family can truly experience the Greek…

Skordalia and Walnut Pesto

As clean white linens blow in the warm breeze behind me, I sit at this bar in the middle of an orange grove chatting with Ingrid.  She tells fascinating stories of her childhood and how she would come to Greece every summer from Germany by way of trains.  She tells of how she and Jorgos fell in love. She hands…

The Stairs of Palamidi

Of the thousands of ancient steps we climbed while in Greece, these steps changed me…  Throughout life we all have climbs of sorts but this journey to Greece was absolutely life changing! We climbed steps in Meteora Discovered Mystery Staircases in Tolo Walked up steps in The Ancient Theater of Epidavros Explored wonderful archaeological sites( in blistering heat)…

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…

Epidavros

Just a short drive from our Base Camp at Asini, is the Greek Village of Epidavros, which is also the location of The Ancient Theater of Epidavros.  Our day trip began with a lovely drive along a windy mountain road. We pulled off the road slightly for a picture of this Church…  Epidavros is part of the…