Gorgeous Greece / A Photo Essay
Beaches / Greece / Nature / Photography / Travel

Gorgeous Greece / A Photo Essay

Have you been to Greece or Santorini? If so, what did you think? It’s certainly super luxurious and well watered by the tourism industry! In fact, in the midst of Europe’s continuing economic crisis, there’s little evidence that it’s affecting Greece, if you only take a trip here. Despite the hoards of honeymooners and cruise … Continue reading

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Not a single flutter in its cove, a trip to Turkey’s Butterfly Valley
Mediterranean / Nature / Photography / Tips / Travel / Turkey

Not a single flutter in its cove, a trip to Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Stalk this namesake valley, located on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, and you’ll soon discover its iconic butterflies are missing. No matter, this picturesque cove named Butterfly Valley will hold you in fervent rapture nonetheless. To discover this somewhat hard-to-reach valley, you must first hop a bobbing boat or scramble down a mountain from a connecting highway. Taking … Continue reading

The Onward Journey–Turkish coffees and Greek Islands
Addictions / Food / Greece / Morocco / Nature / Photography / Tips / Travel / Turkey

The Onward Journey–Turkish coffees and Greek Islands

Cut the Kitsch is hitting the road! After a nearly sleepless night on a bus from Madrid to Barcelona, I’m fleeing the Iberian Peninsula via El Prat Airport. My first stop: 4 days exploring a city that straddles two continents. My itinerary is quite lax. Except to say, I’ll be treating myself to a Turkish … Continue reading

For ham high up, see Spain’s Sierra Nevada
Food / Photography / Spain / Travel

For ham high up, see Spain’s Sierra Nevada

At 1,486 meters, Spain’s tallest village, Trevélez stands tall. Its bulk, painted white, is a postcard image of Spain’s South. Houses stack upon houses on the incredible mountainous slope. Not far off, Spain’s tallest peak rises. Originally, I went to hike. I had wanted to step inside Granada’s Sierra Nevada since living in its provisional … Continue reading