The subtitle to this post should be “We flipped the script – and probably got a better trip as a result”.
This is a post about redefining your trip when things don’t turn out as you had expected, learning to throw said expectations out the window and being open to unexpected adventures.
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So, you’ve decided to go island-hopping in Greece. Let’s talk about something that could cause you much frustration – booking and taking ferries.
Spoiler alert: After a couple of pre-trip hiccups, our ferry-taking experience went very smoothly (aside from a bumpy ride to Santorini). I highly recommend the overnight ferry to Crete.
Continue reading Today in Confused Travelling: Greek Ferries
Greek food is about freshness and simplicity.
This is the lesson I took from the food tour we did with Athens Walks on our first full day in Athens. These words would ring in my ears throughout my trip, putting a lens on the foods we chose. Cretan Dakos seem to exemplify this rule. A simple dish, to be certain, but perfect. My new favourite thing!
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Toledo wasn’t at the top of my list of places to see in Spain. It didn’t boast the Alhambra, the Plaza de Espagna or a large Roman aqueduct. Instead, it provided me with the feel of being in an old city, without the large crowds and fanfare.
Continue reading Let’s wander the streets of Toledo, Spain