Aside from Santorini and the ruins of Athens, Delphi was the other place I absolutely wanted to see on my trip to Greece. Yes, it’s another set of ruins, but ruins with an interesting story behind them. So I decided to sign up for a tour so I wouldn’t have to worry about transportation, and […]
Athens is one of those cities that just exudes history. The big modern city of today didn’t interest me so much, but I loved that in just minutes I could walk from modern shops to ruins that have been around for thousands of years. My trip to Greece was the first time I traveled alone, […]
Within my travel addiction is an addiction to sunsets. I love them. My main motivation for going to Santorini was its famous sunsets, I drooled when I found out there was a place to see the sunset behind Moai statues on Easter Island, and my only disappointment on the Great Ocean Road was not being […]
My first solo trip was to Greece about four years ago. I was so excited about seeing the sunsets in Santorini, but I also really enjoy history. Being able to see the Acropolis in Athens was such an amazing experience because of all the history attached to it.
I am taking part in Hostelbookers 7 Super Shots. The idea is to pick one photograph from each of seven categories. I was nominated by Jaime at Breakaway Backpacker and Erik at On My Feet or In My Mind to participate, and I love photography, so I thought this might be fun. (Be sure to […]
For my first weekly photo, I thought I’d start with something from the trip that reignited my passion for travel. Though I had traveled outside the US several times before my trip to Greece, this was my first solo trip. This particular day I was on a volcano tour which included trekking up a volcano […]
A late bloomer in the solo travel world, my first trip on my own was about two and a half years ago to Santorini, Greece. When I arrived in Santorini, I signed up for a volcano tour for the next day. Since the volcano is such a huge part of what makes the island what […]
I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but a couple years ago I decided it was time to stop waiting around for a travel partner to go with me on the trips I had been dreaming of for years. Even though it scared me to think about going to a foreign country on my own, […]