Travel Recap of 2016, Packed with Tips

Last updated on December 22nd, 2022 at 04:55 pm2016 was a crazy year. Americans selected a self serving celebrity businessman with no political experience to be in charge of the most powerful army in the world. And British people voted to leave the European Union, as many workers struggle with job losses and the effects…

Alex and Bell are standing on a pathed section of the Great Wall of China with mountains and the wall trailing along them in the background

Palace of Knossos, Europe’s Oldest Civilization

Last updated on March 21st, 2021 at 09:43 pmLegendary myths and history collide at the oldest advanced civilization in the western world. The Palace of Knossos, just outside the largest city on Greece’s biggest island, Heraklion, Crete is both unique and controversial. Originally discovered by the Cretan merchant Minos Kalokairinos in 1877, English aristocrat Sir….

Pros and Cons of Guided Tours: Maximizing Your Travels

Last updated on August 26th, 2020 at 10:41 pm  We all have different methods of traveling and interests that make our time in foreign lands unique. Many younger backpackers criticize package tourists for not seeking authentic experiences, and to be honest, our early twenty-something selves might have said the same. But fast forward a decade…

Boston’s Greek Independence Day Parade

Last updated on December 4th, 2020 at 06:55 am  Our first Greek Independence Day Parade in Boston was filled with an abundance of floats, festivities and great vibes. Every year Greek churches and organizations from across New England come together to parade through the heart of town, with traditional dancing, music and Greek food in…

What Does the Parthenon Look Like in 2014?

Last updated on March 13th, 2023 at 07:51 pmAt nearly 2,500 years old, the Parthenon is one of the world’s most famous buildings. We all learned about it at school at some point, and it’s as iconic as the Roman Colosseum and the pyramids in Egypt. The Parthenon was built as a Temple to the…