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travel addict. greece-obsessed. grad student. bottomless pit.

with love from my car in Yellowstone in the middle of the night


I write this post in my sleeping bag in my 02 Jetta in Yellowstone national park at 4:16 AM. How did I come to be spending the night in my car in Yellowstone? Good question. Grab the cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Bringing Greek Flavors to Everyday Dishes


Dear Monday-Thursday of This Week, I know you thought I was too busy to eat anything but peanut butter straight out of the jar, but guess what? You just got bombarded with zesty Greek flavors. Uh-huh. Yeah, I know I … Continue reading

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The Wrap Me in Phyllo Dough 100th Post Spectacular!


Ladies and gentlemen, κυρίες και κύριοι, you’re reading the 100th post of Wrap Me in Phyllo Dough! When I began this blog a year ago, I never dreamed it would be this much fun. 100 posts, 650 comments, and 25,000 … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Live Like You’re Traveling


When I’m exploring the world and writing about it, I am my best self. Nothing brings out the personality traits, qualities, ideas and behavior I’m most proud of like the travel mindset. When I take on the role of the … Continue reading

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Coffee Culture Shock: Adventures in Over-Caffeination


Not so long ago, I could have Greek coffee whenever I fancied a cup. There was frappe, that sweet, Nescafe-based mistress. Whipped into foam and combined with milk and sugar, she packed a punch. Nescafe doesn’t mess around–at least not … Continue reading

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The Seedy Underbelly of Wrap Me in Phyllo Dough


I really should be diving into an annotated bibliography of Hamlet, but something which merits immediate discussion has just come to my attention. WordPress users have access to a fairly comprehensive “Stats” page for their blog. When I log in, … Continue reading

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Wrap Me in Seaweed


What I’m about to say is a big statement. You know. You’ve been reading this blog. You can see the massive, zoomed-in, shining hulk of phyllo pastries in the banner graphic. You can read the title. You know by now, … Continue reading

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