City: Oia, Greece Address: Central pedestrian street Date: August 4, 2013 Meal: Dinner Tales from my travels: We finished our tour of Santorini by visiting the amazing archaeological site of Akrotiri, which was a Minoan settlement of the Bronze Age. The city was destroyed by the eruption of the volcano. The ash, like in Italy’s Pompeii, covered the city and preserved it; unlike Pompeii, however, … Continue reading Melenio

Restaurant-Bar 1800

City: Oia, Greece Address: Central pedestrian street Date: August 3, 2013 Meal: Dinner Tales from my travels: We spent a magnificent, relaxing day, walking around the city, stopping at the artisan shops and enjoying the magnificent views. If there’s one bad thing about Santorini it’s the people. It has become such a popular tourist attraction that it is sometimes quite frustrating. This proved especially true as … Continue reading Restaurant-Bar 1800

Lotza Restaurant

City: Oia, Greece Address: Nomikou pedestrian Date: August 3, 2013 Meal: Lunch Tales from my travels: I pressed my nose against the the ferry’s window, impatiently waiting to arrive to Santorini, the place I had been dreaming about for so long. Once we got off, we found a driver to take us to downtown Oia. His nickname was “Canada” and he made great suggestions of … Continue reading Lotza Restaurant