August 26-31, 2015: Cyprus

We were debating about what to do with the last few days of the Europe portion of our trip. We really wanted to make our way into Eastern Europe but flights were SO expensive last minute and the cheapest option we could find was to Cyprus. So we thought, why not? Continue reading

August 23-26, 2015: Greece, Part 3 – Lounging Around Chalkidiki

Said goodbye to Steve in Santorini, for good this time (we’ll miss you, dear friend), and flew into Thessaloniki, picked up a car, and drove out to the fantastic city of Afytos/Afitos on the Kassandra finger of Chalkidiki/Halkidiki (see map below). Continue reading

August 17-23, 2015: Greece, Part 2 – Island Hopping

Spent the next week Island-hopping around the The Cyclades of Greece. Continue reading

August 16-17, 2015: Greece, Part 1 – Athens

Hopped on a plane from Rome to Athens, got in super late at night, had a quick drink at our hotel’s awesome rooftop bar (where I was attacked by a cockroach), and woke up early the next day to mosey around Athens. Continue reading

August 14, 2015: Pompeii

As I mentioned in the previous post (but I’ll re-mention now, as I’m assuming nobody made it through that entire absurdly lengthy post…), we were supposed to go to Pompeii on our honeymoon but it was pouring rain and we ended up skipping out on this excursion, deciding that this was just one more reason to come back to Italy one day. Continue reading

August 11-14, 2015: Coasting Along The Amalfi Coast

Took our “car” down to the Amalfi Coast, where we spent a few days exploring various parts of the coast, driving the windy, sphincter-clenching, cliff-hanging roads, and just walking and hiking around. Continue reading