My husband and I took an amazing trip to Peru this November. We spent about a week in Cusco and the Sacred Valley exploring Inca archaeological sites (including, of course, Machu Picchu!), then traveled to the Tambopata Reserve of the Amazon, where spent an incredible five days spotting wildlife in the rainforest and on lakes and the Tambopata River. Finally, we finished the trip with … Continue reading Peru

Greece - the xenophile life


This November, my husband and I were fortunate enough to visit one of the countries I’ve always wanted to experience – Greece! We spent 10 days in the country, exploring four very different regions – the museums and ruins of Athens, the monasteries of Meteora, the archaeological site at Delphi, and the picturesque island of Santorini. November is definitely the off season in Greece, but we … Continue reading Greece

Delphi, Greece

Delphi & Sounio, Greece

Day 1 The first part of the drive to Delphi – from Meteora to Lamia – was rather uneventful except for our stop at the Jumbo store. The countryside there isn’t very scenic, except for a few mountainous bits, and those we had driven just two days earlier. What is a Jumbo store, you may ask. In our hotel rooms we’d noticed some very creepy … Continue reading Delphi & Sounio, Greece