Destinations
Looking at the world through rose (and other) colored glasses

Looking at the world through rose (and other) colored glasses

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got thousands upon thousands of photos stored away on hard drives and memory cards that never see the light of day. The slideshows of our grandparents’ generation and the photo albums of our parents’ generation are now obsolete – and no wonder – there’s no way anyone would want... read more
Dining with the gods in Athens

Dining with the gods in Athens

If you’ve read some of my other posts about Greece, you’ll know that I’ve pretty much decided that Greek food is akin to ambrosia from the gods. Well what’s cool about the country’s capital, Athens, is that you can not only eat such divine food, you can also eat it right alongside the gods. You... read more
Awakening the palate in Mykonos, Greece

Awakening the palate in Mykonos, Greece

On my recent trip to Greece, I was surprised to find myself falling pretty hard and fast for the local food. I’m the kind of person that’s usually drawn to hot and spicy ethnic cuisines, so although I knew the Mediterranean diet would be healthy, I didn’t expect it to be so flavorful. A large... read more
A quiet oasis in central Athens

A quiet oasis in central Athens

The Greek capital of Athens is an incredible city, but if it has one flaw, it’s that it gets hot. Incredibly hot. Peak season for visiting Athens is during the summer when the mercury can easily rise to 40°C (104°F). Combine that with the crowds as well as the unsheltered nature of the historic attractions,... read more
9 offbeat things to do in London

9 offbeat things to do in London

So you’ve hit up the museums and all the other usual suspects and you’re looking for something a little different to do in the British capital? Well look no further. Whether it’s food, sport, movies or art that interests you, there’s something for all tastes among my 9 unusual things to do in London. 1.... read more
Can’t decide which Mykonos beach to stay at? This is the hotel for you.

Can’t decide which Mykonos beach to stay at? This is the hotel for you.

Of all the islands in Greece, Mykonos certainly seems to attract the most young, fun loving and glamorous visitors. Sunbathing by day and partying by night are what it’s all about – although every beach on the island seems to have a different way of going about it. Picking the wrong beach to stay at... read more
Santorini, Greece: Is this the world's most stunning hotel or what?

Santorini, Greece: Is this the world’s most stunning hotel or what?

Some people say that the Greek island of Santorini is actually the legendary island of Atlantis – and it’s not hard to see why. The cave-style buildings clinging to the volcanic cliffs, the blue-domed churches, the cobbled stairways leading to doors that open to a view of the sea… it really is the stuff that... read more
The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

London might have a reputation as a notoriously expensive city, but the good news is that you don’t have to drain your bank account to have a great time. The British capital is home to plenty of cheap and even free sights and activities – you simply have to know where to look. Read on... read more
In Pictures: London

In Pictures: London

With nearly eight million people calling it home, the city of London is a modern metropolis. Yet, despite all the contemporary structures that have cropped up — such as the London Eye or the bullet-shaped glass tower nicknamed the Gherkin — the city retains a kind of quaintness that’s hard to pinpoint. Perhaps it’s the iconic... read more
Be in two places at once at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

Be in two places at once at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

Have you ever wished you could be in two places at once? Well, you can be at the Prime Meridian of the World. The Prime Meridian, which is located in Greenwich, England, is the longitudinal line that divides the eastern part of the world from the west (the same way the equator splits the northern... read more
Travel resources for the London Olympics

Travel resources for the London Olympics

There’s exactly one month to go until the London Olympics get underway and here at Wanderplex, I’ll be featuring plenty of London-related resources in the coming weeks. Keep an eye out for posts about how to save money in the expensive British capital, offbeat things to do in and around London, and plenty more. To... read more
The real Turkish delight? Ice cream.

The real Turkish delight? Ice cream.

You’ve no doubt heard of the sweet turkish delight, but in my opinion, the real delight to be had in Turkey is dondurma. Dondurma is the local ice cream that’s available at street vendors all over the country, and what makes it special is that you can eat it with a knife and fork. Unlike... read more