Camino de Santiago

Days leading up to the Camino de Santiago- Paris, France

Here are some pics from Paris and my journey south to Saint Jean Pied de Porte where I will start my 500 mile walk across Spain tomorrow. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Camino de Santiago, or road to Santiago check out this link¬†http://www.theway-themovie.com/camino.php to give you a quick overview of the… Continue reading Days leading up to the Camino de Santiago- Paris, France

Backpacking Greece

From the Mountain Peaks to the Gardens of Kastania

The ethics, morale and knowledge of these village people are growing on me more and more each day. The sense of community is something I have never experienced back in the states. People here come and approach you as if you were best friends within the first glance of a smile. I constantly preach to… Continue reading From the Mountain Peaks to the Gardens of Kastania

Backpacking Greece

Warm Kastania welcoming- YiaYia’s Village

After two consecutive nights of partying in Athens and Chalkida. The Boukis boys caught their flight back to the states around 3am and the following day I caught the bus to continue my nomadic travels. After saying by to my Ralph Lauren Polo attire and dusting off my Nike dri-fit shirt, cargo shorts and anti-blister… Continue reading Warm Kastania welcoming- YiaYia’s Village

Backpacking Greece · Backpacking South East Asia · Inspiration · Self Growth

Breaking away from conformity to live a life you desire!

It was only 3 weeks ago, that I was living a life of conformity. Stressing about managing my day around work, asking myself day in and day out why school didn’t come as easy for me as it did for my peers, and living a life of predictability; knowing that the most exciting thing I… Continue reading Breaking away from conformity to live a life you desire!

Backpacking Greece

Athens, Greece – Where the name Kosta is no longer the minority

From the scrubby clothes necessary for the adventures, jungles and slums of Asia; I now switch gears and adapt to the cultures of Greece!! The emotions felt as I leaped off the plane were through the roof! After being raised my whole life a die hard, traditional Greek and to finally be touching the land… Continue reading Athens, Greece – Where the name Kosta is no longer the minority

Backpacking South East Asia

Rock-Climbing Koh Phi Phi’s finest (video included)

So, as I mentioned in my scuba diving post; I came to Koh Phi Phi with two goals. #1 to scuba dive and #2 wanting to rock-climb these spectacular views that I most likely will never get a chance at again. Well, MISSION COMPLETE:) Bonus: I happened to get the chance to climb with a… Continue reading Rock-Climbing Koh Phi Phi’s finest (video included)

Backpacking South East Asia

Krabi Province – living with the locals

With setting an initial goal, of never falling into pattern or adapting to any means of a “comfort zone”, it came time to push the boundaries, and immerse myself into the lively hood of the Thai people in Krabi Province. I spent a rough 5 hours, cruising the streets on my mo-ped, searching for the… Continue reading Krabi Province – living with the locals