Italy and Greece 2017

Day 14: Artisan Shopping and Traditional Dancing in the Plaka

Because we had an entire free day in Athens, we were able to sleep in a bit. I was still up at 8:30am, but this was definitely an improvement from waking up consistently between 4:30 and 5:30 am.  Kristen and Carolina were still sleeping, so I went downstairs to get and access the wi-fi in… Continue reading Day 14: Artisan Shopping and Traditional Dancing in the Plaka

Italy and Greece 2017

Day 10: When in Rome… Don’t Stay in a Room with Cockroaches

This morning we said goodbye to Florence. There was a slight hang up, since one of the rooms didn’t turn in their key, so we got a later start by about twenty minutes. Thankfully we only had to board a bus–not catch a flight.  We had a two hour drive to Orvieto, our lunch stop.… Continue reading Day 10: When in Rome… Don’t Stay in a Room with Cockroaches

Italy and Greece 2017

Day 9: An Excursion to Cinque Terre. AKA. Perfection.

Today started off rough.  I believe I wrote before about our young roommate, Jessica M., who doesn’t really talk to us unless she needs something. Well, we are officially on day 3 of the tour, and Jessica M. has established the habit of staying out to 3-4 am partying, coming in very loudly, and then… Continue reading Day 9: An Excursion to Cinque Terre. AKA. Perfection.