Postcards: Colour-coordinated Patmos

Cast in the Aegean Sea, the Greek Island of Patmos ┬áis a popular site for Christian pilgrimages. It’s known for the Monastery of St John and his Cave of the Apocalypse, which is where he saw a vision of Jesus. It is here that he wrote his Letters to the Ephesians. I’d heard of these in primary school but for me, they had no meaning. … Continue reading Postcards: Colour-coordinated Patmos

Itinerary: 5 Weeks in France, Italy, Greece & Turkey

After I graduated from university, I went to Europe for five weeks with my best friend. This was a really diverse trip because we chose big cities and small towns, did day trips and squeezed in quick stops as well as taking more time in some places. We travelled by train, ferry and cruise ship and spent three weeks travelling independently and then two weeks … Continue reading Itinerary: 5 Weeks in France, Italy, Greece & Turkey

3 reasons I didn’t ride a donkey in Santorini

I chose not to ride a donkey in Santorini for three reasons. I had two before I arrived in Greece, but I found another heartbreaking reason when I was cruising between the islands. { Read more } 5 Weeks in France, Italy & Greece 1. Donkey rides in Santorini are tourist traps I was already sceptical about the authenticity of a donkey ride in Santorini. … Continue reading 3 reasons I didn’t ride a donkey in Santorini