The freshest fish in Chios

Where: Chios, Greece 🇬🇷 “This is the freshest fish on the island,” Klaidi Carja, a server at Ihtheoskala Fresh local fish tavern said to me as I was getting ready to settle my early afternoon bill: a Greek salad and a Greek beer. I

A little gem in Alaçatı

Where: Alaçatı, Türkiye 🇹🇷 “A little gem,” I thought to myself as I left the residence I had just started renting in Alaçatı, Türkiye. Alaçatı, along with its neighbouring community to the west, Çeşme, are resort towns on the

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Italian opera singers living abroad from a caravan 🇪🇸 | Ithaca Bound

Italian opera singers Diana Vassallo and Christian Chiapperini are travelling across Spain, and beyond, living from their caravan. In Granada, Spain, they crossed paths with Andrew Schiestel in the Plaza de Bib-Rambla and invited him to visit their casa (home) on wheels the next day. If you wish to connect or work with the opera-singing couple,...

Staying a night with a very Mediterranean family 🇪🇸 | Ithaca Bound

Andrew Schiestel stays a night with a Spanish family in Lorca, Murcia, Spain. 🇪🇸 Experience Mediterranean culture with a wonderful Spanish family—Orange trees, flamenco dancing, an olive orchard, and more. To view the Miñarro Sánchez family Airbnb listing — More videos are available on Instagram — @Ithaca_Bound

Visiting the world’s most awarded olive oil producer 🇪🇸 | Ithaca Bound

Andrew Schiestel visits Almazaras de la Subbética (Carcabuey, Córdoba, Spain 🇪🇸), the world's most awarded producer of extra virgin olive oil. Join the tour and experience the soul of this prestigious and important olive oil producer. More videos are available on Instagram — @Ithaca_Bound

A magical walk in Beyoğlu, Istanbul 🇹🇷 | Ithaca Bound

Andrew Schiestel takes a 1-2 hour walk through one of İstanbul, Turkey's 🇹🇷 most iconic districts, Beyoğlu. Join Andrew and share in the fun, laughter, and experience the richly historic Turkish culture. More videos are available on Instagram — @Ithaca_Bound