Pulling Corks, Old Friends, New Connections

I last walked into Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro in Athens in late September 2016, some 21 months ago. So with time to kill, and a thirst for a cold Assyrtiko I stepped into Vintage once again. I waded past the window front tables and dining area to the quaint bar in the back. A […]

Lively Athens @Night: A WorldRider.tv Video Update

I carry a lot of ‘technology’ on my bike. Perhaps too much. Yet that’s what drives me, to capture through words, pictures, sound, and motion the energy and excitement of an adventure like this. All that technology takes up space and weighs a lot. I carry a DSLR, three lenses, a MacBook Pro, portable hard […]

Strolling Athens

While the technicians and engineers at S.A. Vagianelis attend to “Doc,” my 2005 BMW F650GS Dakar that sat in hibernation here in Athens since October 2016, I spent the day wandering the city center. During my last trip, I took in all the historic sites from the Parthenon to the Acropolis museum. So today I […]

One The Road Again: Eastern Europe 2018

I didn’t get much sleep the last few nights. Even on the long flight to Frankfurt, I couldn’t sleep much. Mind you, I usually fall asleep seconds after takeoff. Even on short-hop flights, I catch a few bonus winks before landing. This isn’t an overly long trip. While I’m heading to some unfamiliar territories, especially to […]