After more than 24 hours of non-stop traveling, I finally started my Camino today. Walking out of Saint Jean Pied de Port I felt an incredible sense of freedom as I started my trek towards Roncevalles. To make things even better, the Napoleon route finally opened after a very cold and snowy winter. Starting […]
In 2012 I visited Spain for the first time and completely fell in love with this amazing country. The people, food, music, architecture and everything that goes together with Spanish life completely captivated me. Every visit to Spain has been with a group of friends and I am hoping to experience a different side of this way of life when I embark on a solo adventure in a few weeks’ time.
The Greek island of Skopelos is one of several islands that make up the Northern Sporades island group. As one of the greener islands with very dramatic cliffs, the island is a popular wedding destination. After spending an entire week on the island in 2015, here are my top five things to do in Skopelos.
Last year I decided to plan a two month solo trip in 2017 for renewed inspiration and perspective. Little did I know that my year would start off with the biggest challenge I have ever faced. In early January my father was diagnosed with Mutiple Myeloma and his condition deteriorated so quickly that he ultimately lost his battle on the 7th of February. We were still struggling to come to terms with the news of his illness when we were suddenly hit with the shock of his passing. Even with the news of him being sick, the idea of him passing so soon never crossed our minds.
I have decided to take a leap of faith in 2017 by taking two months off work to travel and tick some of the many things off my bucket list. For the last year I have had this strong desire to go on an adventure; one where I will be thrown into the deep-end and forced to grow. I have been staring at the quote on my wall for too long. It is time now to go and live it.
In 2012 I had the amazing opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. It is said that 600 million cubic liters of water hit the ground every minute on the Victoria Falls. The size of this massive waterfall is something one can only really understand when you stand at the edge of the falls feeling the water spray on your face.