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Adventures in Greece: Part II

  Waking up early in Athens, our goal was to explore the ancient sites. First stop, the Acropolis! The center of ancient Athens, the Acropolis has always been a scared place. While most know the iconic Parthenon, there are many other monuments and structures throughout the park. On the walk to the top, you pass… Continue reading Adventures in Greece: Part II

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Adventures in Greece: Part I

Light acquires a transcendental quality: it is not the light of the Mediterranean alone, it is something more, something unfathomable, something holy. Here the light penetrates directly to the soul, opens the door and windows of the heart, makes on naked, exposed, isolated in a metaphysical bliss which makes everything clear without being known. No… Continue reading Adventures in Greece: Part I

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Adventures in Brooklyn: Greenwood Cemetery + Morbid Anatomy Museum

Did you know that Brooklyn has its own Cherry Blossom season? The historic Greenwood Cemetery has several Cherry Blossom trees that come into full bloom in the spring. Located in South Brooklyn, it is a gorgeous walk on a breezy spring day. It isn’t just the trees that are spectacular. The monuments and gravestones are… Continue reading Adventures in Brooklyn: Greenwood Cemetery + Morbid Anatomy Museum

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Cherry Blossoms and Culinary Adventures in DC

This past spring, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. as the Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom on the National Mall. These beautiful trees were a gift to the US from Japan in 1912. When the trees bloom in the spring, it is a spectacular sight to behold. It was a beautiful… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms and Culinary Adventures in DC

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Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part III

Having re-fueled with oysters, our next stop on the Charleston food and drink trip was the Palmetto Brewery. The oldest brewery in South Carolina, Palmetto has a tap room where beer enthusiasts can sample their brews, listen to live music, and hang out. I started with the Ginger Slap, the winter seasonal red ale spiced… Continue reading Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part III

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Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part II

And the adventures in Charleston continue! Late Saturday afternoon, we visited the Akien-Rhett House for a tour of an historic Charleston home. Built in 1820, the Aiken-Rhett House is a preserved antebellum townhouse complete with outbuildings and grounds. What makes this tour unique among other house tours is that it hasn’t been refurbished and repaired,… Continue reading Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part II

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Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part I

Doesn’t every weekend story start with a great brunch? A few weekends ago, I took a quick trip down to Charleston with friends, our intended goal to eat and drink all of the things. I think we made pretty good progress towards that. We started our chilly Saturday morning in Charleston with the Pappas driving… Continue reading Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part I