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Athens: Parthenon Style

We all made a conscious decision the night before to actually sleep in for once and hit up the Acropolis toward the end of the day. So, in the Uncle John and I strolled down the street and picked up some things for the crew for breakfast (real Greek yogurt!) and stopped at this incredible […]

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The Oracle at Delphi

Traveling with 6 people allows for certain luxuries that I couldn’t afford on my own. For example, we hired a private driver for our day out at Delphi. He picked us up around 8am and drove us through the mountains for an hour before we stopped at a monastery that was ridiculously gorgeous. There were […]

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Athens: Parthenon Style

We all made a conscious decision the night before to actually sleep in for once and hit up the Acropolis toward the end of the day. So, in the Uncle John and I strolled down the street and picked up some things for the crew for breakfast (real Greek yogurt!) and stopped at this incredible […]

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Athens Arrival

Arriving in Athens was invigorating. I’m not sure what it was- that it was a modern (albeit ancient) city not unlike Rome or Barcelona- or that everyone was just SUPER friendly from the get-go… .but I was REALLY excited to be there. I think I actually skipped off the plane. I was also in “travel” […]

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Heading to Greece

After feeling like a fabulous pile of jello from the relaxing evening we had the day before, we were gearing up to finish our tour at a frenzied pace before jumping on a flight to Athens. Today was pretty night-and-day from yesterday- Mido and his driver were nearly an hour late- and Mido had to […]

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Traveling alone vs Traveling Solo: Part 1

Being alone with my thoughts is strange. I keep reflecting on my brother’s words…. “You take care of everyone else, use this month to take care of you”. There’s a difference between traveling alone to join a group and traveling solo. I’ve traveled alone heaps of times- but traveling solo? This is new for me. […]

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Not Always Easy

Traveling for long periods of time isn’t always fun or easy. I post pictures on FB of the overwhelmingly happy moments and incredible sights I’ve seen, but yesterday was not a FB day. I didn’t take a single photo that inspired me. I had a rough day yesterday after dropping off my aunt and uncle […]

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