The "Old Man" of Skyros

March 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
On the island of Skyros in the middle of the Aegean Sea, the sound of hundreds bells vibrate the old town (Chora) during Apokries celebrations. The main figure of the island’s celebration is the “Old Man” (Geros). Brave Skyrians, dress in woolen clothes and animal skins, dance in the streets with dozens of bells hung around their waist. Apok...
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Road trippin’ through southern Europe

September 11, 2016  •  1 Comment
(Porto, Portugal) There are many ways to travel but what I like most is the freedom you have during a road trip. You can go wherever you want, stop wherever you want, stay as much as you want and plan your route accordingly. One of the top trips on my bucket list was a road trip to southern Europe; and last summer I had the opportunity to make it...
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Washington DC

April 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Washington DC (Photo: US Congress from the National Mall) If you are planning to visit the United States, Washington, DC is one of the cities you must see. The nation’s capital is not only the political hub and home of the U.S. President, but also a beautiful city with dozens of monuments and museums that are free to the public, artistic neig...
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