Making Ouzo on the Island of Lesbos

Where: Mitylene, Lesbos, Greece 🇬🇷 Before making my first trip to Greece nine years ago I remember an old Canadian friend writing to me by email something along the lines of, "Have an Ouzo for me." I arrived on the Island of Lesbos

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