Chalkidiki: A Cheaper Alternative to the Greek Islands

  Money is definitely not something in plentiful supply at the moment. In fact, finding twenty-cents in my pocket the other day was the richest I have felt in a long time. Unfortunately that twenty-cents is not about to transport me, or the team I am travelling with, to the Greek Islands. Those beautiful, postcard-worthy islands…

It’s Been a Challenge (or why I haven’t been blogging)

Let's get real around here! This last month has been really, really hard and I haven't had the best time here in Greece. It is approaching eight months since I left home and it has been five weeks since I last wrote a blog post. This marks the longest time I have gone without writing…

One week in Thessaloniki: Feta, Frappés and Feeling Unsafe

As I stepped out of the Easy-Jet airplane onto Greek soil, I was hit by wave of hot air. The hills shimmered in the distance and someone’s hat flew off their head and landed perilously close to the engine. My Greek friend in front of me let out a shrill of joy. Welcome to Thessaloniki!…

Announcing a Summer in Greece

I am going to Greece for the summer! I am so thrilled and excited to spend two months in Greece this coming June. Never in a million years would I have thought that I would be having a Greek summer this year. I was supposed to be in Asia! Source: Athens walking tours I will…