Santorini

I have gazed upon photos of Santorini growing up on calendars mostly. We found that the island is more breath taking in real life. Although it’s too hot even for a tropical climate dweller like myself. The sea breeze helps a lot and being surrounded by water and beautiful scenery, beautiful people as well, I… Continue reading Santorini

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Meteora

After a long day of sitting on the bus and walking around the ruins at Delphi, we finally arrived at the quaint town of Kalabaka where we stayed the night. It is striking to see the monasteries set high on the cliffs called Meteora looking out over the valleys of Thessaly since the fourteenth century.… Continue reading Meteora

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Delphi

We left Athens on the third day, joining an overnight group tour that would first take us to Delphi. Delphi was thought of by the ancient Greeks as the middle of the entire Earth. Our guide mentioned that Delphi is perhaps best known for the oracle at the sanctuary that was dedicated to Apollo. She… Continue reading Delphi

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Athens

Last July 2012 we packed our bags and jumped on a plane bound for Europe. Our first stop was Athens, Greece. The 11.5 hour flight from Singapore with an almost 2 year old baby boy was only broken up by the 7 hour stop over in Doha. Upon arrival in Athens we were warmly greeted… Continue reading Athens