1 day in Athens

We arrived in Athens by ferry late at night. We intended to take public transit to our hotel but the amount of stories we were hearing from other tourists around pickpockets and losing valuable items had us feeling nervous. As we made our way out of the pier, a man stopped us. “You guys need […]

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Just 2-ish days in Santorini

We arrived in Santorini after two days of travel. We’d taken a train from Portland to Seattle; got on a flight to Amsterdam where we made a quick pit stop to get some vegan kroquetten and bitterballen; flew to Athens where we almost missed our connecting flight to the island due to some delays, and […]

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Athens Apartments Hotel Review – Athens, Greece

Sam and I are getting prepped for our next trip to Greece and it seems like the perfect time to reflect on our last visit to Athens! We arrived in Athens via ferry from Santorini – a dreadful 8 hours after departing. I was adamant about taking a ferry over the Aegean Sea, I think […]

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Honeymooning on the Amalfi Coast

Sam and I closed our honeymoon out with 4 days in Positano. We went in October (considered shoulder season) and I’m glad we did. Positano wasn’t too crowded, and it still got hot-hot in the afternoons, enough to warrant a dip in the cold ocean water a few times. I’ve tried to write about our […]

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Our favorite hotel in Positano, Italy

Our journey to Positano was a long one. We flew, early in the morning, from Venice – where we took a water taxi to the airport – to Naples. From Naples we took a ferry to Sorrento, and from Sorrento we took a ferry to Positano. Don’t get me wrong – the journey is more […]

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