When I was younger traveling was a luxury we couldn't afford. The only trips we took were to visit my family in Puerto Rico every few years and driving down to Hershey Park in Pennsylvania. Still, our infrequent trips ignited something inside of me.
This post comes two days late because I wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to say. I could have posted more pictures about Athens or Thessaloniki but there was a part of me that said once I left blogging about the country and my experience wouldn't feel right. I needed to get everything done while [...]
She started screaming and asked if we had our papers. At that moment I knew my trip to Athens wasn't going to be a good one. An eight hour bus ride to Athens didn't seem like a big deal. I was aware of what was going on there, riots, demonstrations, strikes but maybe we left [...]
Not knowing the official language of a country is in your favor because you get to try different foods you normally wouldn't. Sometimes when we visited restaurants or tavernas the menus were not in English but in Greek. Of course it caused confusion because people wanted to know what they were ordering but I say what's [...]
Truth moment: I'm afraid of heights. I mean really afraid. I've never been on a roller coaster before, I hate going to baseball games because I'm afraid of how high up the seats are and I'm even afraid to go down the escalator (that's a real phobia so stop your laughing). So I don't know what [...]
For a mere three days I visited Corfu Island. I'm pretty sure Corfu really means paradise in Greek because as we traveled by ferry (first, a four hour hellish bus ride) to reach the island I felt like I was in paradise. The wind was blowing, the sun was shining and the water looked blue. If [...]
If you're in Thessaloniki, even just for the day, the one place you need to visit is The White Tower. It's the meeting place for many and a symbol for the city. The tower is part-monument and part-museum. For six euro you can go inside and walk up spiraling stairs to get a birds-eye view [...]