Adventures in Greece: Part VIII

After spending about a week island hopping (from Santorini to Ios to Naxos and Paros), I headed up to the northern region of Greece known as Epirus to visit family. This rugged mountainous region is located near Albania and is where my grandparents were both from. The landscape here is breathtaking. One of the stops … Continue reading Adventures in Greece: Part VIII

Adventures in New York: Bronx Zoo

Despite having lived in New York City for seven years, I had never ventured to one of the city's biggest attractions...until last year! The Bronx Zoo¬†covers over 260 acres of land in the Bronx Borough of New York City. If you have the IDNYC, you can get a free one year membership (there are plenty … Continue reading Adventures in New York: Bronx Zoo

Adventures in Greece: Part VII

From the island of Ios, we set sail for Naxos, the largest of the Cyclades islands. Once a cultural center, the island is now a popular tourist destination. Although not as well known as the party-island Mykonos or the geographically unique Santorini, Naxos is beautiful in its own right. The streets of Naxos town are … Continue reading Adventures in Greece: Part VII

Restaurant Review: Peter Luger, Brooklyn

Established in 1887, Peter Luger Steak House is a New York institution. Cash only, no reservations online, Peter Luger is the epitome of old-school Brooklyn. Their NYC location is right by the Williamsburg Bridge, which used to be a trek for Manhattanites but now a popular tourist destination. It isn't easy to get a reservation … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Peter Luger, Brooklyn