San Sebastian

San Sebastián (Spanish) or Donostia (Basque) lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km (12 miles) from the French border, and an hour and a half travel time from Bilbao via bus. The city is well-known for its Basque food and art culture; holding numerous food festivals and an annual international film … Continue reading San Sebastian

Hydra

Hydra is one of the closer Greek islands to Athens, only 2 hours travel time via ferry (FlyingCat6) from Piraeus port, so it is a common destination for Athenians on weekends. I arrived today thinking I would just find a room off the boat, only to discover there is an actuary conference being held on … Continue reading Hydra

Milos

On Friday I rose at the now completely familiar hour of 4:45am, got my stuff together as quietly as I could and left my Athens accommodation under the lightening sky. I walked through Plaka’s quiet stone laneways, scented with Night-flowers and freshly baking breads down to Monastrika station. My first destination of the day was … Continue reading Milos