Making The Best of Summer 2022 Post-Pandemic, Post-Vertigo Travel

If you’ve tuned into any news regarding travel in the post-pandemic summer of 2022, you know it’s been a rocky road for both travelers and those working in the travel sector. I am a victim of this rough start having been without my baggage for seventeen days. While waiting those days, I went to the […]

17 Days In Athens…! What To Do? Waiting for news.

It wasn’t my plan, but as the adage pointedly goes, from Lemons we must make Lemonade. So I made the most of my time. Enjoy the video below as I share with you my whirlwind of finding fun, food, wine, people, and love in the capital city of Greece, wild Athens—while living in a fog […]

Tinos Island & The Cat Wearing My Riding Jacket—Another Day In The Cyclades

My motorcycle journeys have taken me all over Greece. From the Peloponesse to Zagoria, Thessaloniki, Athens, the Adriatic, and of course, the intoxicating islands of the Cyclades. In this short video, I share the experience of my explorations from the seat of my motorcycle, Doc. This is another classic WorldRider Moto Vlog where I share […]

The Butcher, The Greeter & The Grillfather: THE VILLAGES OF ZAGORI GREECE

Riding from Ioannina Greece in the remote northeastern region of Epirus, I head into the Pindos Mountains to explore the traditional stone villages of Zagoria (aka Zagorohoria, Zagori) Just another day of riding the world in search of culture, cuisine, and connection. Ride with me. Many think Greece is beaches, islands, and sambuca. But I […]

IS THIS THE BEST MOTORCYCLE RIDE IN GREECE? | The Mani & Peloponnese

There are a lot of great roads all over the world —to ride a motorcycle or drive a car. But riding THE MANI in the GREEK PELOPONNESE is one of my best motorcycle rides—ever. Perhaps it was the quiet, desolate, arid, and peaceful environment. Or perhaps it was the colors, clouds, and craggy cliffs. No […]

He Followed His Dream & The Passion of a Woman To Celebrate The Best In Greek Food & Wine

Meet Panos Kyriazis Athens Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, and Sommelier—Plus Travel Tips On The Greece Most People Don’t Know About This is the audio-only podcast edition of the ninth JOURNEYS Webcast—Adventure & Discovery In The Time of Corona. The webcast was livestreamed initially on June 8, 2020, from Athens, Greece, with our special guest, the award-winning restaurateur, […]

Bulgaria Bound Despite the Tug of Athens and Greece—Onward To Thessaloniki

Leaving most anywhere always tugs at my heart and mind; it makes me sad. I know I must move and get on with this adventure, but especially here in Athens, I feel a connection, a sense of belonging. I recognize this, but I must temper my mindset and shrug off the feelings. Last night I […]

Athens Captured: Spirit & Food. Friends & Mood.

  Temperatures are soaring here in Athens. Still, I climb the stairs to my third-floor apartment here in Marina Zeas rather than use the elevator. After just three days in the city, I shower several times a day for relief from the heat and to rinse the sweat. George at Vagianelis BMW tells me my bike […]

The Long Flight & Run To Athens—The 2019 Journey of Adventure & Discovery Begins

My little cottage in Leucadia is finally organized, and clear of all the stuff, I’m taking to Greece for my Summer Eastern European Adventure. Before embarking on an extended trip, I get a tad anxious. One the one hand, I want to be sure I have everything I think I’ll need, especially those items that […]

The Overheating of Doc & The Hillside Select. Finding Corks & Forks in Athens. Goodbye Greece, for now.

I look around my apartment here in Athens. My helmet sits on a chair in the living room, my riding suit stained from over 5,000 miles of riding takes up the sofa, and I strew more laundry and loose items from the kitchen table to the side tables in the bedroom. I’ve made a mess. […]