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Beach Days, Dolphin Sightings, Crashing Greek Weddings and Other Job Perks

No corner office with a view, no contribution to a distant retirement fund, no free health club pass. But, well, I guess there are some fringe benefits to being a teacher in Greece. Meet my student Antony! He is from … Continue reading

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A Post About Corfu, Brought to You By the Letter C!

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

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Christos Anesti!

In case you hadn’t heard, Greek Easter is a BIG DEAL. It’s easily the most important holiday in the Greek Orthodox calendar, and is certainly more important than Christmas. Everyone has been telling me ever since I arrived that I … Continue reading

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Let it be known that even if you are from Montana and happen to be on a Greek island in November, the water is still freakin’ FREEZING.

Fresh from my Greek Thanksgiving adventure, I arrived in Rhodes at about 13:00 on Friday. Why was I going to Rhodes, you may ask? Well, I’ll tell you. I decided that since I was going to be in Athens for … Continue reading

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Halkidiki! Home to turquoise water, hermit crabs, and people of all shapes, sizes, and degrees of nakedness.

I can’t believe this is my life! Today, I went with the three American interns at AFS (Micah, Ashley and Carrie) and three of the AFS college students from Albania to the region of Greece known as Halkidiki. It’s a … Continue reading

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