deTraci Regula Above Messara Bay, Crete, Greece. deTraci Regula DeTraci Regula is a freelance travel writer who has always been fascinated with ancient and modern Greece, the homeland of her Thracian ancestors.Regula's passion about Greek history, art, and mythology drives her to spend several months traveling in Greece each year, helping readers find the best little-known destinations, avoid unexpected travel pitfalls, and fall in love with Greece. Her work has appeared in Griekenland Magazine, The Real Greek Islands Magazine, The European, and International Living. Experience DeTraci Regula is a former writer for TripSavvy, specializing in Greek travel for 18 years. She spends several months traveling in Greece and leads tours in Greece and many other places throughout the world. When not traveling, Regula operates a retreat center and small zoo in Geyserville, California.Regula has written hundreds of articles on various places in Greece and related subjects for newspapers and magazines including The Asian Journal, Griekenland Magazine, Epikouria, The Real Greek Islands Magazine, The European, International Living, Tour Egypt, DiningOut, and The San Diego Union-Tribune. She was quoted in Good Housekeeping about Greek souvenirs and was interviewed on disabled access in Greece by Ability magazine. Her section on modern Greece was included in the award-winning college textbooks "The History Highway" and "The European History Highway." She currently writes for Black Chalk magazine, The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Sonoma County Gazette. Education deTraci (aka D.R.Regula) studied fine arts including pre-historic Greek art at the University of California at Irvine, where she was especially fascinated with the uses and meanings of ancient Greek votive artifacts from the Cycladic Islands.Awards and PublicationsRegula contributed sections about modern Greece to two college textbooks: "The History Highway" and "The European History Highway." About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.