I don't understand the negativity surrounding visiting Athens. I think it stems from comparing Athens to the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini, which are spectacular in their own ways as well, but are an entirely different type of vacation. Athens needs to be compared to Lisbon, Rome or dare I say it, Paris. Of … Continue reading Athens is Alive!
Final France post! First of all I need to apologize for the delay in blog posts! We've been traveling quite a bit from place to place and have definitely not had a good internet connection! Once we reached Greece our wifi was somewhat limited and it takes more than a tenuous connection to update the … Continue reading Loire Valley Photos
Travel isn't all smooth transitions and easy connections followed by uninterrupted exploration. A journey like ours will inevitably run into some hiccups and bumps along the wayYou can't realistically hope for a problem free journey, what you can hope for is kind people and serendipity along the way. Maybe a story or an experience to … Continue reading Flat Tires and Friendly Strangers in France
Well, we fell in love with Paris. No doubt about it. Time for some of our favorite recommendations and tips! We love doing our research ahead of time so we can fully be in the moment walking around exploring and then happen to find an amazing restaurant on our list. We hope to inspire you … Continue reading Paris Six Day Itinerary
Eiffel tower at night, a classic must-see We made it! Our first official post from Europe.Before coming to France and even on the flight over here I was very concerned about obtaining the French Health Pass as well as monitoring the constantly changing rules and rumors coming out about the EU removing the US from … Continue reading Do you need a digital French Health Pass to visit Paris as an American?
Thank you all for joining us on our adventure to Europe, starting in just TWO DAYS!!We have had such a nice time saying goodbye to friends and family, thank you all for your kind support. Family dinners and travel recollections before this long trip have really brought us such joy and inspiration. It is so … Continue reading Travel in the Time of Covid
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Short article on the underrated women in history correcting some misconceptions and sexism.
Thoughts on the loaded term "Race" and it's implications today What does the word "Race" mean? What do we mean by race? There are clearly different skin colors and thousands of languages, cultures and human behaviors. It seems on the surface nonsense to claim that race doesn't exist. We need to dive deeper, in a scientific … Continue reading Does Racism Exist Because We Forgot About a Volcano..?
We were taught a lot of misleading and straight up incorrect ideas about how America came to beTweet Manifest Destiny is the idea that the United States was destined by God to expand into the vast "empty" land out West. Justified by beliefs that pioneers could use the land more productively then Native Americans could. Capitalism, Religion … Continue reading Myths of Manifest Destiny