Meteora, Greece (and Melnik, Bulgaria)

May 23-27: This trip had been planned for a while. It’s a place we had heard about from past ACS friends. We needed a long enough weekend to do it since it’s a 6-hour dive. This was the perfect time. Brian, Avery, and I left on Wednesday afternoon and drove to Melnik, just north of […]

The Authentic Athens Marathon

I’ve never been that interested in running a marathon. My mom ran a number of them some years back and the training she put in for them, didn’t seem enjoyable to me. A lot of miles and running for hours on end. I thought that if I’d ever do one, I’d want to have a […]

Monday, October 31 – My 30th Birthday! We checked out of our apartment around 9:45am and took the metro out to the airport. We picked up our rental car and then hit the road for Ancient Corinth and then Nafplio. In Ancient Corinth, we went up to the fortress that was built on top of […]

Greece & 30th Birthday Weekend! Part 1 - Athens

Friday, October 28 Our flight out of the Sofia airport was at 7:10pm and after an easy one-hour flight we arrived in Athens. We had a few mishaps in the airport before being able to take the metro into the city to meet our AirBnB host. Our stroller arrived with a critical piece missing. This […]