Windstar Day 2 – Calling all night owls

Windstar Day 2 – Calling all night owls

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE WIND STAR, Aegean Sea — Are you a night owl? Then you’ll love the Greek Island of Mykonos — AKA The Party Island of Greece — which is decidedly sleepy in the morning as we walk through the crooked, impossibly narrow...
An Athens Authentic At-Home Greek Dinner

An Athens Authentic At-Home Greek Dinner

By Eileen Ogintz ATHENS, Greece — What’s on the menu this Friday night in Athens? A traditional menu says Katia Iordanidou. An eggplant salad, fried cheese, Greek salad followed by stuffed tomatoes and peppers and a traditional dessert–mini fried donuts topped...
A taste of Authenticity in Athens

A taste of Authenticity in Athens

By Eileen Ogintz ATHENS, Greece — PSSST… Want to experience the real Athens? “Come back for a second visit,” says Spyros Kagkas. The native Athenian should know.  He runs This is Athens With a Local, a volunteer program designed to...
Time Travel to Ancient Civilizations

Time Travel to Ancient Civilizations

As Well As to World-Famous Beaches with Atlas Ocean Voyages By Eileen Ogintz Let’s time travel — back to Ancient Egypt and Greece. The Best Part: Bragging Rights to cruising a new way on Atlas Ocean Voyages’ newly constructed expedition ship World Navigator, the...