Postcard Sunset

The first day we visited the more authentic, less touristy part of Santorini. Today we are heading north to Thira (or Fira) and Ia, the second largest city. We began our day stopping at a Greek bakery to buy a diabetic-preferred breakfast. Some Loukoumades and a Kataifi, basically sugar on top of more sugar soaked with sugary syrup. Delicious…

Welcome to Greece!

We have arrived in Greece!! We started our day in Santorini with a delicious Greek coffee from the lady at the hotel. The people here are extremely friendly and always looking to help. She provided us a long explanation of everything there is to see here so we decided to rent a quad bike to…

Swiss Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocks

In order to get to Greece we needed to stop at Zurich in Switzerland for a few hours, we decided to go visit the city instead of waiting at the airport. From the moment we arrived at Switzerland we were reminded why this is called the first world. Everything here feels more civilized, clean, people…

Ramadanicious

Today was our last day in Dubai before leaving for Europe! We walked again towards the old part of town. By pure luck we found the Bastakiya Quarter, established at the end of the 19th century by well-to-do textile and pearl traders from Bastak, Iran, its labyrinthine lanes are lined with restored merchant’s houses, art…

The Triumph Of Money Over Practicality.

Our adventure in Dubai continues with a day spent the Jumeirah area next to the famous Palm island. We started by visiting the Jumeirah public beach next to the Burj Al- Arab hotel. This fancy 7 star hotel (they self awarded that many stars as the official count only goes up to 5 stars), is the…

Touching The Sky!

We decided to focus our sightseeing today in the Burj Khalifa area. This new developed area includes a mall, aquarium and the tallest building in the world! We started by taking the metro to the Dubai Mall, this huge shopping center has everything you will need to survive the apocalypse. The metro stations here are absolutely…