Travel Challenge– Day 7

Hey, folks! I was nominated by fellow travel blogger Anita from 100 Country Trek (thanks, dear!) to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, and 10 nominations. It is fun to search through my favorite photos, bringing back memories of … Continue reading Travel Challenge– Day 7

Destination: San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge (August 2010). San Francisco needs no introduction: vibrant and progressive, this northern Californian city is only rival to Los Angeles in terms of history, culture, and things to do and see. Its famous Golden Gate Bridge and steep hills have inspired plenty of movies and TV shows, all the while having some … Continue reading Destination: San Francisco, California

Destination: Athens, Greece

The Parthenon (July 2006). Although Athens was not the final destination of our two-week trip along the Mediterranean, it was the last place that I had visited and did not return to during my time living in Europe a decade later. In fact, I did not return to Greece in my adulthood, and so all … Continue reading Destination: Athens, Greece

Destination: Santorini, Greece

Views in Santorini (July 2006). The island of Santorini needs no introduction: with its blue domes and white-washed houses perched along dramatic cliffs overlooking the deep-blue Mediterranean, this place is what many would describe as "paradise." It is no wonder, then, that plenty of films and paintings have been inspired by its views, as well … Continue reading Destination: Santorini, Greece

Destination: Pompeii, Italy

Inside the ruins of Pompeii (July 2006). Once a thriving city, Pompeii has become a well-preserved ghost town today. It is one of the most-popular sites to visit as a day trip from Naples, offering a fascinating look into the tragic history of its inhabitants over a thousand years ago. All the more fascinating is … Continue reading Destination: Pompeii, Italy