Greece: Crete, You’re Captivating

Of all the Greek Islands, Crete is the largest and most populous. It is also the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica. As the previous center of Minoan civilization, it was home to the earliest recorded civilization in the Western world. Crete is the only location to date where I was able to see snow, sun, mountains, and sea all at … Continue reading Greece: Crete, You’re Captivating

Greece: Santorini, You’re Spectacular!

*Check out Anne’s post on Santorini here! Sometimes, you arrive at a destination that truly takes your breath away; a destination where you just can’t tear your eyes away from the sweeping, jaw-dropping views and scenery; a destination where you just want to throw your phone aside because even Instagram can’t do it justice; a destination that is just truly too good to be real. … Continue reading Greece: Santorini, You’re Spectacular!

Greece: Athens, I Adore You!

If there was anything I heard consistently over and over about Athens, it is that the city is an absolute pit– ugly, hot, dirty, unorganized, unkept, full of trash and graffiti— those are the adjectives I’ve read and heard others use to describe one of Western Civilization’s oldest cities. But, despite the criticisms, I wanted to see for myself. And thankfully, I didn’t judge a book by … Continue reading Greece: Athens, I Adore You!