Santorini Dawn

Delphi

On our trip to Delphi, our daughter finds a soul mate in our philosopher-guide George, who we hired though ShoreTrips. He tells us that instead of ten commandments, the Greeks have one: Know yourself. Hmm. Delphi is set on a mountainside high above a valley holding...

The Acropolis

To step foot on the Acropolis is to wonder: Who were these guys? What confluence of individual genius, collective knowledge, geography and environment made ancient Greek culture the foundation of western civilization? Even when the Romans took over the show, they...

Athens – Day One

My husband and I are following our mad-about-Greek-history-and-myths 12-year-old around Greece. So, after a day of sightseeing, you end up in the hotel pool instead of the bar. But that’s okay, since it comes after she’s impressed the professional tour...

We tour Greece with our Greek-history-mad-12-year-old and the big sister whose Greek books she read.