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The Great City of Istanbul, from A – Z


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

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Hot, Bittersweet and Jam-Packed with Dissertations


That’s how I would describe my days of late. “Hot” because the Greek sun does not mess around. Holy guacamole! It’s only early June, and I am already wilting in the heat; Gingerus Maximus doesn’t do well in this climate, … Continue reading

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Prague in Pictures


If you’re feeling classy, I highly recommend listening to this while looking at these pictures: it’s about the Moldau river, which runs right through the city!

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My First Half Marathon: It was the most amazingly, life-changingly euphoric of times, it was the most bleepity bleeping BLEEEEEP of times.


In writing about my first half marathon, I could play the standard “what a life-changing experience,” “I’m so proud I finished” and “I learned so much” cards. That’s all true. But what I want to do here instead is provide … Continue reading

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Rock on, Dionysus.


This Saturday, I had the good fortune to be offered a chance to go wine tasting in Drama! Drama is a town in Northern Greece, about two hours’ bus ride from my home in Thessaloniki. The students of the Wine-making … Continue reading

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A perfect weekend, Thessaloniki style!


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

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Six things I did with my six hours in Budapest


1. I window-shopped shamelessly. My hotel was located quite close to Andrássy út, one of the most famous streets in Budapest. Andrassy is about a mile and a half in length, and at its end is a cluster of sites: … Continue reading

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