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Travel Credo:"Let those who can cast their homeland behind them like a stone. Let those who cannot wear it around their neck like a gem!" - Nikos Kazantzakis
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I just spent an amazing, jam-packed three days in the wonderful city of Istanbul. It was my second trip there, the first being three years ago with my parents, and I dare say I’m in love! I’m even toying with … Continue reading
Greetings from lovely Nafplio! Today is day one of my five-day solo trip through the Peloponnese. For the first three days, I’m using Nafplio as a base for exploring the area, and then spending two days in the Mani (the … Continue reading
It is said that Greek people are so hospitable because, in ancient times, one never knew if the traveling stranger at one’s door was a mortal or a god or goddess in disguise. Well, this weekend, if I were a … Continue reading
Well hey there blog readers! The last stop on my Easter break trip was a maaaagical place called Corfu. Corfu starts with the letter C. What words can you think of that start with C? How about charming? That’s a … Continue reading
On Saturday, Carrie and I headed into Thessaloniki together at 11 AM. We got off the bus at Kamara, the stop right by Aristotle University. From there we walked upwards, heading away from the sea. Finally, after forty five minutes … Continue reading
The time I stayed with a Greek family for the first time and almost accidentally mooned them while saying goodbye.
This weekend, I went on my first homestay in Greece. Two other Americans and I stayed with the family of a pair of sisters from the American Farm School in Orfani, a small village near Kavala. While I have been … Continue reading
Day Three: Travel from Kastraki – Delphi Getting from Kastraki to Delphi took most of a day. I caught the 9:45 bus to Kalambaka, the 10:00 bus to Lamia, the 12:45 bus to Amfissa, and the 2:30 bus to Delphi, … Continue reading