Thessaloniki is a seaside town in the northeast of Greece. This area is considered the Macedonian region of Greece. I give you this background because it is key in understanding some of the logistic issues of the trip. Trains and buses are the name of the game in Eastern Europe. While there are cheap regional … Continue reading Thessaloniki, Greece
Month: March 2019
Meteora: The Fingers of God
Meteora means “suspended in the air”. Walking the well worn steps of Greek Orthodox monks evoked a certain kind of peace among the surrounding beauty of the sandstone rock formations. It is as if the tall pillars were the fingers of God reaching out of the earth. We saw a few monks bustling on their … Continue reading Meteora: The Fingers of God
Athens: Columns, Cats, and Graffiti
Our host's cousin picked us up from the airport last night at 1am. He was quite the character: passionate about the NBA, his kids, and gave great advice to avoid traveler's mistakes while in Athens. Normally, I am an early bird and wake up at the crack of dawn while Hannah sleeps in until 9am … Continue reading Athens: Columns, Cats, and Graffiti
A Long Layover in London
Hannah and I had a 12 hour layover in London after a 9 hour overnight flight from Houston. We both slept about 3-4 hours due to some turbulence and being too excited to sleep. Needless to say, our day in London was tiring. I am having trouble keeping my eyes open as I write this … Continue reading A Long Layover in London
Onward to New Journeys!
Get to know a little about us! Our names are Hannah and Josh. We are newlyweds from the United States. We normally reside in Texas and enjoy the wonderful diversity and smorgasbord of experiences that it brings with it. We have a mutual love of travel, foreign cuisine, cultural exchange, current events and adventure. "Dare … Continue reading Onward to New Journeys!