Tag Archives: Greece

The Pizza and Circuses Bit

A very happy and healthy 2019 to you! As I write, I’m resolving for the New Year to do absolutely nothing on Day 1 except kick back and watch the Rose Bowl and two hockey games – because no one can say I’m not ambitious! Okay, so beyond watching people scoring goals, I do have a […]

THE ICE BUCKET LIST BIT

Never thought I’d get to say something this obnoxious – but among a lifetime’s worth of travel gifts from Mum and Dad are not one but two Mediterranean cruises!  I knew these excursions couldn’t help but be full of priceless moments.  What I didn’t figure on was how many would simply come from drinking in the wide […]

THE THRICE IN A LIFETIME BIT

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  And when it comes with a view like this one, I have to agree! My parents and I stumbled onto it the morning after arriving in Athens, Greece, and checking into the fancy Hotel Grande Bretagne on Syntagma Square.  As we jet-laggily followed signs to a restaurant on the […]