Category Europe

A Planning Guide: Reflections on 4 Months Traveling in Europe

The Trip of a Lifetime! I traveled in Europe from early September through late December 2021, and visited 14 different countries (woweee! 8 of which were new to me), while working part-time remotely. This is my guide to planning travel through Europe as an American, during year 2 of a pandemic (yes, it’s possible and […]

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[Island Guide] Santorini, Greece

Hello friends! Quick guide to Santorini, our first stop island hopping in Greece. Santorini is in the southern Aegean Sea about 120 miles southeast of the Greek mainland. It is the southernmost island in the Cyclades, a Greek island group.   SANTORINI Very beautiful island! Transportation: We took the ferry from Athens to get to […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Sunsets

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: Sunset Hi everyone! I’m back this week with a Weekly Photo Wednesday post! This week, the theme is “sunset”. Sunsets are really an amazing thing and when I travel, one of the things I try to do is […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: “Hello”, A New Design Series

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: hello You must be wondering what that even means as a theme… Well, it’s kind of an introduction for a new design series I’m working on. I love working with all these Adobe design programs, so I started […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Bridges

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: bridges Ok, so I’ll admit that the bridges around the San Francisco Bay Area inspired me to do this theme. However, I don’t have a photo of a bridge from the area in this series (oops!). With the […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Transportation

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: trans·por·ta·tion   Noun 1. The action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported. 2. A system or means of transporting people or goods. Planes, trains, automobiles…and tuk tuks, and motorbikes, and feluccas, and buses. […]

[map] Tourist Map of Prizren, Kosovo

 Tourist map of Prizren | Prizren, Kosovo

[photo of the day] Wandering Around the White Cobblestone Streets of Berat, Albania

So I took a day trip to Berat, Albania from Tirana. I made the walk up to the fortress at the top of the hill and within the gates were white cobblestone streets weaving through the old town. I wouldn’t mind getting too lost walking through the narrow streets!

[Map] Pristina, Kosovo

Hand painted Pristina city map on the wall in Han Hostel | Pristina, Kosovo

[on the road] First impressions of Tirana, Albania

I arrived into Tirana on a Saturday evening. As I stepped out of the plane and walked down the stairs, I was a little surprised by how “warm” it was, at least compared to my other previous destinations. At the airport, I met a half British, half Swiss girl that was working in Albania, who […]