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
“Life is given to us; every moment is given. The only appropriate response therefore is gratefulness.”– Brother David Steindl-Rast, from The Music of Silence “This world appears to us rather as a world of suffering than as a world of the delight of exi …