I am a writer and world-traveler. Here you will find essays with a philosophical bent that explore existential questions, inspire you to think differently, and occasionally strive to awaken the latent world-traveler within you.
Τhe photo and video galleries offer a glimpse of the places and people I had encountered on my 6.5-year continuous around the world journey that covered 70 countries on 6 continents. My aim was to treat the world as if it were one huge country, a singledestination. Inspired by this life transforming journey, I wrote the book Destination Earth – A New Philosophy of Travel by a World-Traveler, published last year. Yet, this is not a travel blog. Rather, it is the site of a still restless me, sharing my thoughts on travel, the world, and most importantly, life in general.
PS. Recently, my friend Louis Castellani had the idea of creating a video with travel quotes from my book. The composer Costas Cacoyiannis created the perfect music to accompany the words and images. Enjoy!
“An epic journey with a master philosopher.” – Daniel Klein, New York Times best-selling author of ‘Travels with Epicurus’
“Nicos’s letters were among the most incisive I received in 33 years of guidebook writing.” – David Stanley, South Pacific travel expert and author of the ‘Moon Handbook South Pacific’
“I know a potential best seller when I see one. This will be soon! As a world traveler, I found Nicos’s book to be spot on with his philosophies, introspection, and cultural experiences. It was a delightful book to read.” – Tina Dreffin, Author and world traveler
The most important thing in life is Death. Yet he seems to come from some other domain, another dimension. He is the strangest visitor in this “world of the living.” Although he seems to be a part of life, his mere appearance extinguishes it. He is bot …