Hello faithful readers! Here is the long-intended first installment post on our trip to Greece. I could wax poetic about the incredible beauty of the Greek Islands or the history-filled grains of dust scattered all over the striking ruins of the Athens Acropolis....that’s easy to do! And there are millions of travel articles, guides, and other … Continue reading Eating our way around Greece: Crete and Athens
As for my second most recent adventure, Greg and I spent a long weekend roaming around the Netherlands! Despite some frustrating challenges, I am continually amazed at how lucky I am to be in a position to do so much traveling around Europe at a relatively low cost. I am working on expressing more gratitude. … Continue reading Dutch adventures
Well. I have had quite an incredible few months since my last post. Traveled, planned a wedding, got married, more travel, job hunted, and started a new job! Of all my travels, I will post about my two most recent trips since those were both to places I had never been before. First on the … Continue reading Magic in Northern Ireland
As promised, here is a post dedicated to the few adventures we've taken recently outside of Glasgow. We also took a trip to the amazing Cairngorms National Park last April, so you may see my post on that here. Firstly, the Scottish countryside is completely full of three things: 1) great natural beauty, 2) impressive … Continue reading Scottish adventures
This is quite a nice city! Having had several weeks to explore now, I still have yet to do most of the touristy things. It's a very large, yet very walkable city. Here's just a couple notes on what I have found thus far about Glasgow: Rain. All the time. Most days, it rains lightly … Continue reading Glasgow: a wee city overview
Bonjour mes amis! After a very amazing Camino de Santiago, a short London visit, what felt like a whirlwind two months in Colorado and California, and 38 hours in Iceland, I am now back in Europe! Sort of. Sadly I am not in France, I'm in Glasgow, Scotland for an undetermined amount of time. More … Continue reading Back to Europe…via Iceland!
Hola amigos! We have delved deeper into Basque Country, and I have now mastered exactly one phrase in Basque: "eskarrig asko" which means "thank you." Here's the scoop.... Day 4: Orio to Zumaia, 16.8 km. We stayed in a 400+ year old monastery, San Jose. It had a beautiful garden and I got to eavesdrop on … Continue reading Camino del Norte: Days 4 – 8