A Moment in Meteora

One of our last adventures during our summer visit to Greece was a beautiful journey around Meteora. The area is named for the monolithic landscape, which consists of boulders and hills gently wrapped around each other. There are many Greek Orthodox monasteries scattered around the scene, and while we only went inside one of them…

The Ancient Ruins of Delphi

Considering what we knew about the area, we had three things in mind when we began our short stay in Delphi, Greece- the Temple of Apollo, the Oracle of Delphi, and the archaeological museum. We were able to explore all of that and more during just one day there. Our first stop was an iconic…

Fall, Flying By

Hey folks! A lot has been going on since I’ve last been here. Unfortunately, one of those things is the fact that my office has done a complete tech rework and now blocks a bunch of websites that were previously available, and WordPress is one of them! 😦 I did most of my writing for…

Scooting Around Santorini

I can honestly say that the Greek island of Santorini is one of my most favorite places I have ever been. I don’t know if it was the architecture, the atmosphere, the landscape, the people, or simply the beauty of it all, but the short period of time we spent there was more than sweet.…

Ancient (and not so ancient) Athens

Going to Greece from Romania was a pretty last minute decision. Luckily, there is no shortage of things to do there! We started in Athens, arguably the heart of the ancient world. Our hotel, the Hilton, was a nice place to stay and in a pretty good location, but the best part was the view.…

Bran Castle

When discussing the tourism industry of Romania, often many people will only know of one specific sight to be seen- and they will call it “Dracula’s Castle”. In addition to being far from the only landmark in the country, the connection to Dracula isn’t as cut and dry as many people think. It is widely…