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
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
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!
It has been 9 months since Greg and I started our first Camino adventure, and this is something I meant to post way back then....so I am back-dating it. For any curious readers or anyone planning a future Camino adventure, the following is my packing list with comments. A bit further along, I will also … Continue reading Camino del Norte/Camino Portugues: Packing list and reflections
Day 4: Esposende to Viana do Castelo, 26 km (first 20 km on foot, last 6 km via taxi). That day was unfortunately hot and rather too inland for ocean views after the first 3 km. My ankle refused to cooperate by the time I hobbled into Chafe, so we called a taxi to reach … Continue reading Caminho Portugues: Days 4 – 7
Bonjour mes amis! Tomorrow I leave my lovely Gallic-Alsatian hideaway and head to Lisbon! I am very excited since a) I am feeling much better after my forced 2+ weeks of recuperation, b) I get to go to Lisbon, a city I have been wanting to visit for a long time, and c) Greg will … Continue reading Another 4-country day
Bonjour from Tel Aviv (still). I said I'd write something about my experience teaching English in France and I will...I didn't win "Most Dependable" in the 6th grade pop polls for nothing! So here's a very little bit: Summary of TAPIF from my perspective...teaching is very difficult, and I am very happy I got to live in … Continue reading TAPIF wrap-up and travel reflections