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Anthony Bourdain: Life Lessons Through Travel

By Alex Kallimanis: The worlds of travel, food and general humanity were dealt a huge blow with the tragic news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing. It was once again a reminder of how precious life is, and that everyone is dealing with an internal struggle. In the case of Mr. Bourdain, he was also a hero…

Better Photos, Security and Comfort on Your Travels

By Alex Kallimanis: Traveling this summer? Great travel photos, a peaceful night’s rest and not getting your things stolen are a few important things on the road. Here are some ways to take better photos, along with increasing security and comfort on your travels! The following are all products that we personally use. Cameras We…

anti-theft backpack with USB port

First Time in Paris: 20 Year Reflection and Tips

By Alex Kallimanis: I grew up wanting to travel the world. And living at home during my university years helped me achieve that dream during semester breaks in college. When I was 19 I scored a great deal on a roundtrip ticket from Orlando to Paris in the spring of 1998. Like many Americans, I…

First Time in Paris 20 Years Ago, Eiffel Tower

London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

By Alex Kallimanis: A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. I first combined these cities during Christmas break of my senior year in college in 2000. Since then I’ve made many repeat trips to London and Brussels and even lived in Amsterdam for 3 and…

guild houses of the Groke Market, Brussels

Tarpon Springs, Florida: Tips For Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: Tarpon Springs, Florida, just 30 miles northwest of Tampa, has the highest percentage of Greek Americans of any town in the United States. The area first saw a heavy wave of Greek immigrants in the early 1900’s, primarily from Dodecanese islands like Kalymnos. Sponges, as well as many delicious Greek restaurants, bakeries…

sunset kiss