Tivoli: A necessary stop on the way to Rome

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Tivoli is a place that has been unfairly overlooked by tourists. Most people, including myself, don’t plan a visit there on their first trip to Rome – big mistake! When I first went to Rome fifteen years ago, I was obsessed with history and followed the beaten track along the city’s innumerable sights. I bought […]

Climbing Mount Olympus

This fall with a bunch of friends I climbed Mytikas – the highest peak of Mount Olympus, the cradle of Greek mythology. It was a tough experience as we were not seasoned mountaineers. Tough, but exciting! The tour was full of beautiful scenaries, challenges and fun. As well as dangers. I described the whole weekend […]