Ionia

Ionia

Izmir, with all its antithesis, was the perfect hub for our mini tour in Ionia. The region holds a special significance to Greece, mainly due to the fact of what is called “the Minor Asia Disaster”, the persecution of the Greek population in 1922. Although...
Izmir

Izmir

We boarded the 9:30am ferry from Chios to Cesme with many tourists and some locals cross the narrow channel to shop for groceries or even fill their gas tanks. The prices on the Turkish coast are much lower than in Chios, which justifies for many a once a week round...
Chios

Chios

Day 1: The ferry from Pireaus needs eight hours to Chios. Fortunately, it sails in the evening so we booked a couple of cabins and got some decent sleep. The port is in the city of Chios and form there a 40 minutes drive to Kardamyla, our base camp for the next week....