OFF THE BEATEN PATH

last night hannah and I befriended two lovely boys who work at the hostel and ended up spending pretty much the entire day with them today. at 9:30 we slowly woke up and… Continue reading

FIRST DAY IN PRAGUE

so I haven’t even spent 24 hours in Prague and it has already stolen my heart! I’m completely and totally in love with this city. everything from the architecture to the weather to… Continue reading

EN ROUTE

whew. so after getting up super early to continue packing I have finally set off for Athens. I had all my clothes done last night but still needed to pack my book bag… Continue reading

TRAVEL TIME

wooo! the time has finally come! tomorrow morning at 10am all of us HISA students and 3 professors (barry, george, and cameron) head off for a 10-ish day trip to prague and paris!!… Continue reading

ANTIPAROS ADVENTURES

yesterday (saturday) we all hopped onto a ferry to head over to antiparos for the day. we spent the entire day riding around the island on boats, swimming in sea caves, adventuring in… Continue reading

GETTING INTO THE GROOVE

so i’ve been here in greece just under a month (3 days shy to be precise), which means that i’ve been here on paros for like 3.5 weeks. that seems like no time… Continue reading

TO THE SAINT OF LOVERS

I’ve mentioned before that there are tons of small churches all over the island of paros, each dedicated to a particular saint. they’re built in all kinds of styles. some look classically Greek… Continue reading

INTROSPECTIVE THOUGHTS ON THE SUBLIME

today has been one of the most introspective-chill-wonderful days thus far. i awoke to clanging and lots of other loud construction noises and immediately got dressed and vacated the apartments to do my… Continue reading

PHOTOGRAPHY UPDATE

today I used my films to develop my very first prints!! I ended up printing the same picture three different times because I really loved it and wanted to get it just right.… Continue reading

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN SANTORINI!!!

not gonna lie, i was pretty pumped from the beginning to be spending my 20th birthday somewhere in greece. however, as things in the beginning were a tad bit rocky for me, a… Continue reading