Cyprus

We visited Cyprus over Thanksgiving this year as I had 4 days off in a row (which is something that rarely happens now!). We flew Aegean Airlines from Heathrow to Larnaca with a total of 4.5 hours total flying time. Before going, I had little knowledge of the country other than the short National Geographic…

Parks, Parks, Parks

If I had to sum up the past two weeks in one word, it would be – parks. To start off with we watched 4 seasons of the hilarious Parks and Rec series focusing on America’s Parks. As hilarious as the show is, it also gave me a newfound appreciation of our National Parks Service…

Easter Roadtrip through Andalusia

Over Easter we did a 10 day road trip to the Spanish region of Andalusia. The architecture was beautiful and the tapas were varied and delicious. The region is one I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time, I had bought the lonely planet book years ago to start dreaming and planning so was…

Roadtripping through the Baltics; Estonia and Latvia

One day I was flipping through my Eastern Europe Lonely Planet book and realized I had done most of the more known destinations like Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland even Croatia. So I started reading about Estonia and subsequently Latvia and Lithuania. I was hooked and started researching more. Buses and trains seemed to take a lot of time and…