Podcast #31: The Truth About Greek Wine, Food, & Destinations

Meet Panos the owner of Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro, a legendary destination in the heart of Athens. Allan & Panos taste Greek wine while discussing the misconceptions about travel, food, and of course, Greek wine. Recorded while Allan traveled through Southeastern and Eastern Europe during his 2018 tour in Athens Greece while his motorcycle […]

Onward to the Peloponnese—Doc is ready!

With about 85,000 miles traveled in over 60 countries, my trusty BMW F650GS Dakar, “Doc”, has been ridden hard and for the past 20 months,  put away in a dark garage. Thanks to the great team at Vagianelis in Athens, I’m packed and ready to go. Often people ask me why I don’t ride a […]

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 […]