This mystical Greek island was thought to be the birthplace of the gods. To this day, it’s illegal for humans to be born or die there! “Don’t leave anything but footprints,” says your tour guide. “Also, don’t die.” The latter warning isn’t an attempt to lighten the mood after a 30-mi
There’s really only one way to describe the Greek islands: picture-perfect. From the immaculate white-washed homes to the crystal-clear water lapping the many sand beaches, these islands have developed a vivid allure that’s put them at the very top of destination bucket lists all over the world.
Sail southeast on the Aegean from mainland Greece and you won’t go far before discovering one of the world’s most famous and beautiful island chains. The Cyclades consist of over 200 islands in a circular pattern surrounding one of the most famous islands in the chain, Delos. Visitors come from
Although brought up in San Francisco, I never forget that I was born in Greece. Like many Greek-Americans, I was raised to be “Greek first.” I have fond memories of my earliest pilgrimages as a young teen backpacking around Greece with wide-eyed wanderlust. I’ve traversed the cultu