Six Weeks Later: Goodbye Greece, Hello New York!

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 […]

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48 Hours in Athens

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 […]

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You Can Never go Hungry in Greece

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 […]

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Casually Climbing Up (and falling down) Mount Olympus

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 […]

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Italia Rubato il Mio Cuore

I’m jealous of Europeans. It’s so easy for them to travel from one country to another. In the United States you can travel from state to state but it isn’t the same, you’re still in the US. In Europe you travel an hour or two and you’re in a completely different world, the language is […]

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Corfu Island: A Little Piece of Paradise

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 […]

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Endless Opportunities In Greece

Abraham Lincoln once said, “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” Before I left New York I was worrying about getting an internship. I’m required to complete one before I graduate and since I’m graduating in June I’ve been freaking out because I’ve gotten offers in the past that have nothing to […]

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