Athens: Exploring the Plaka’s Culinary Backstreets

Upon returning from a trip, I always tend to gravitate toward that country’s cuisine for a while. And perhaps no country’s food has stuck with me quite the way Greek cuisine has; after my first trip in 2008, I became obsessed with all manner of Greek favorites: feta, spanakopita, moussaka, and more. While you can find … More Athens: Exploring the Plaka’s Culinary Backstreets

Travel Flashback: Kastania, Gerolimenas, Gythio, & Monemvasia

For awhile last year, I was posting a look back at past travels every Wednesday. Life got in the way and I stopped doing it, but I figured I’d start back up again. Today’s post is from my graduation trip to Greece in the summer of 2008. You can find the rest of my Greece … More Travel Flashback: Kastania, Gerolimenas, Gythio, & Monemvasia

Travel Notes: Olympia

Every Wednesday, I plan to post a look back at a place I’ve traveled, including some favorite photographs and memories. Today’s post is from my graduation trip to Greece in summer 2008. After Dimitsana, we headed to Olympia. We didn’t stay overnight there, but we did spend the day wandering around the museum and ruins. … More Travel Notes: Olympia