Tag Archives: Greece

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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How Greece Changed the Way I Think About Food


Now that I’ve been home for a month, I’ve had ample time to reflect on the things I miss most about Greece. It seems like every day I think of something new that I miss–but one of the greatest joys … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: Spanakopitakia, with Enough Vowels and Spinachy Goodness to Rock Your Kάλτσες off!


I know what you’re thinking. Guh! That’s alotta vowels! Amazing, huh? I even got the guh! Turns out officially becoming a grad student–I’m all registered for classes and I even bought school supplies, which manifests itself in a few blissful … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: “Favaaaaaa!!”


That’s in quotation marks because it’s what I uncontrollably say out loud every time I see this dish. For a small welcome-home shindig my parents and I hosted this week, we made up a menu of classic American grill food … Continue reading

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Power-Tripping TSA Hulk Lady vs. Jet-lagged Culture-Shocked Ginger, and Other Tales from my 50+ Hour Transit Nightmare Home from Greece


I don’t know what time it is anywhere. I don’t even know what day it is. I’m in the Philadelphia airport after over 50 hours in transit (with more to come), and if any of you have a travel story … Continue reading

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My First Lesson in Reverse Culture Shock, Served Up By the Athens Airport


I’m about to board my flight from Athens to Philadelphia on my way home. I have much to say about what has happened in the meantime, but I just received my first lesson in reverse culture shock, and I’m curious … Continue reading

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