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Not what I expected

Filed in Blog, Greece by on August 22, 2016
Not what I expected

by Haley B. When I first decided to go to Greece, the site I was the most excited about was the Parthenon. To be honest, I hadn’t heard about many of the other sites we were going to visit, and knew even less about them. But everyone has heard of the Parthenon, and seen pictures […]

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In a home in Nafplio

Filed in Blog, Greece by on August 15, 2016
In a home in Nafplio

by Katherine H. The sun shone through the tinted windows of the bus, warming the window to the touch. I looked out over a green and brown landscape — all mountains and trees in the outskirts of the Greek city of Nafplio. The scene jostled as the bus turned down a bumpy, unpaved road, the […]

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A week spent in Greek heaven

Filed in Blog, Greece, Jordan by on April 11, 2015
A week spent in Greek heaven

Having encountered two of the busiest weeks of this semester, I finally sat down to reflect on the amazing spring break trip I had in Greece. It would take too long to describe every single experience during the break, but I will do my best to capture some of the small things that really touched […]

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Five new countries in four weeks

I don’t even know where to start when trying to explain how this month has been. It has been by far the best month of my life. Including being in London, I have been to six countries in the last month and it has been the most amazing experience. The first trip that I took […]

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A little bit of traveling before the real adventure began

Filed in Belgium, Blog, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Netherlands, Spain by on September 29, 2014
A little bit of traveling before the real adventure began

Given that classes didn’t start until Sept. 2, I took the opportunity to travel around Europe a little bit. I have been fortunate enough to move into my apartment in Barcelona, and then travel to Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Bruges (Belgium), Athens (Greece), Budva (Montenegro) and Dubrovnik (Croatia). While I am neither an incredible writer, nor […]

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Feeling like a Grecian goddess

Filed in Blog, Greece, United Kingdom by on June 3, 2014
Feeling like a Grecian goddess

A few photos from my trip to Santorini, Greece.

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