Cape Sounion & Attica Zoo

One weekend, a group of us made our way over to Cape Sounion, the site of ruins of an ancient Greek Temple of Poseidon. Perched atop a high hill, this temple overlooks the sea and is just gorgeous. According to Greek mythology, Aegeus King of Athens though his son was killed and threw himself off the cliff giving the Aegean Sea it’s name. This place was used … Continue reading Cape Sounion & Attica Zoo

Cinque Terre: The Picturesque Manarola

I’ve seen pictures of Cinque Terre on Pinterest, travel blogs and from friends who have traveled there but I never thought I’d get to see those beautiful colorful houses in person anytime soon. When planning our trip to Italy, Caroline and I saw that we could make a quick day trip to one of the five towns, Manarola. This was a trip well worth the … Continue reading Cinque Terre: The Picturesque Manarola

Ακρόπολη Αθηνών | Acropolis Athens

I can’t believe I’ve already been living in Athens for as long as I have. It feels like only yesterday I was living without my suitcase! At the end of two weeks here in Athens, I found it outrageous that I’d yet to have visited the major sites here in Greece! So my roommate Rachel and I  decided to take our first free day to … Continue reading Ακρόπολη Αθηνών | Acropolis Athens