The Protea

The Beauty of Symbolism The meaning of the Protea: Depending on the circumstances and gesture behind giving or receiving Protea’s can commonly represent four actions. Each powerful verb holds a strong representation that reflects closely towards the ‘human condition’ that the ancient Greeks so fondly interwove into their Literature, Theatre and Society. Diversify / Dare…

Green-spiration – To Cook

Inspiration can be powerful, especially when it derives from fashionably healthy ingredients. P.S. Travel for Inspiration, as food and culture go hand-in-hand


Aa fantastic experience to explore the Athenian Saronic Gulf by Kayak to The Ancient Temple of Poseidon


THE HERODION HOTEL The Herodion Hotel is a superior, first class hotel with an elegant contemporary look, contrasting to its ancient and historic environment.  The spectacular view of the Acropolis and its warm hospitality has built the character and reputation of the hotel.  It is designed to meet the needs of the most discerning business…


GREECE 2017 ATHENS – NAFPLIO – CRETE 10 DAY TOUR Join us and enjoy the Greek traditional cuisine and Greek gastronomy, the wine-making traditions, the great variety of dishes that changes with season and geography and the culinary habits passed down from generation to generation! ♥ Culinary Highlights o  Tastings of more than 15 delicacies only…


Come and Celebrate Life with in Greece. Lesvos, The Eden of the North East Aegean

A Taste of “Greekness” in Darling

A PASSION FOR FOOD IS “CELEBRATING LIFE” Come Join Us in Darling on The West Coast Only 1 Hour away from Cape Town Darling’s Bistro Seven Restaurant G♥es Greek Saturday, 9th July 2016 For Reservations: Call: 0734 352520 ♥ © 2016  O’Live To Travel Pty Ltd


Join me on a journey into the Golden Age of Ancient Athens by Foot

Greek Islands & Mainland

Ἑλλάς Greece, otherwise known as Hellas or Ellada to the locals. A trip to Greece simply has to include at least one overnight in the capital city of Athens.  To understand the wealth in archaeology and history is to set foot on the acropolis, hear the wind whistle through the columns as you grasp the…

Lesvos – The Eden of The East

Sigh …   This island is my second home, my childhood playground… The place where I first set eyes on and fell in-love with the Olive Tree, it’s silver-green leaf, her fruit, and golden olive oil (unique to Mytilene).  The island of poetry and myth, from the 6th Century BCE poet – Sappho’s, to Stratis Myrivilis,…

Homer’s Iliad (A study/travel guide)

Homer’s Iliad Based on Richmond Alexander Lattimore’s (1906-1984) translated version Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961. Image Credit to – Cover design by Sue Allen. I have taken the honor of publishing my sketch notes on Homer’s Iliad during my studies at The American College of Greece, Athens.  I strongly recommend this phenomenal book for any traveler…

Athens Parliament / King Otto’s Palace

The New Parliament/ King Otto’s Palace The New Parliament building in Syntagma Square, Athens was the former Palace to King Otto and his Queen, Amalia.  It has marked many generations of historical facts that have withstood many changes and adaptations in both the political and architectural patterns.  Adaptations and renovations mainly took place after the…