Dave Seminara

Dave Seminara

Dave Seminara is a freelance journalist and former diplomat based in Virginia. Follow him on Twitter: @DaveSem.

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The Tiny Church Hidden High on a Mountain in Samos, Greece

A 90-minute hike over a rocky trail and steep climb up Mt. Kerkis, past the Cave of Pythagoras, in which the Greek philosopher is said to have hidden before going into exile, sits the 10th-century Evangelistria Monastery

Dave Seminara
Jan 11, 2013

Gunther Holtorf, a 75-year-old former airline CEO who has driven more than 820,000 kilometers over the past two decades, doesn't care if you remember his travels. But you better respect Otto, his G Wagon that will be placed in a museum if it makes it through this final leg.

Dave Seminara
Jan 7, 2013

Hiking the Imbros Gorge

The Samaria Gorge Trail in Crete is one of the most popular hikes in Europe. But in the summer, when the trail is unbearably hot and overrun with tourists, visit the Imbros, a simple walk in an area full of charm.

Dave Seminara
Oct 24, 2012

Matt Rutherford has fought off drunken fishermen, lost his favorite books, and sailed 24,000 miles alone in his attempt to become the first man to circumnavigate the Americas solo. After nine months at sea, he’s still not sure who will be around to greet him when he docks.

Dave Seminara
Mar 27, 2012