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Greece – Santorini – Pt. 1

Santorini is everything you read about. It’s jammed with tourists, it’s alarmingly beautiful, it’s expensive, and it’s stunning. Arriving on Santorini by ferry, you’ll see just how incredible the island really is. It’s just gorgeous. As Paul and I rode … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms

The Cherry Blossom Festival in DC is a very special attribute to our nation’s capital, and one I find particularly thrilling. The cherry trees along the Tidal Basin and around the DC metro area burst into magnificent bloom each spring. … Continue reading

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Greece – Crete Pt. 3 – Balos Beach

“You must go to Balos Beach” the man told us. A friend’s blog also told us the same thing. “To Balos, you must go early. No party party tonight as you get up tomorrow very early, at 7:00, get pastry, … Continue reading

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Greece – Crete Pt. 1

It takes about 9 hours to travel to Crete by ferry from the Port of Pireus, (Port of Athens). Take an overnight ferry if you can, so you can avoid being on a ferry boat for 9 hours in the … Continue reading

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Greece – Athens

In August of 2013, after several months of planning, Paul and I departed for Greece! What a trip we had. I’ll be covering each of the places we visited in a series of blog posts, beginning with this one. We … Continue reading

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Pondering Greece

On August 30, 2013, I landed in Athens, Greece. After several months of planning, I had finally arrived! As the plane touched down on the runway, I saw the mountains juxtaposed against the dry and dusty terrain, and I immediately … Continue reading

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A Visit to The Forgotten Coast

This year, I spent Memorial Day weekend in one of my favorite places in the world, my family beach home on Cape San Blas in Port St. Joe, Florida. My family has been coming down to the Cape since 1979, … Continue reading

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