Grande Signora

It’s a strange feeling to cross a border in Europe. When you drive from state to state in America (roughly the same distance covered), nothing changes. You have to watch carefully for the “Welcome to Nebraska!” sign to even know you have actually crossed the border. We took a Flixbus on a nine-hour drive from […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

My take on Dialogue is a little more literal, if that is okay. Before our trip to Venice last year, I practiced enough words in Italian that I was able to enter this gorgeous Venetian shop, speak with the lady in the photo, and buy these earrings made from Murano glass. She spotted me as […]

Day Eight: Argostoli

Cephalonia is one of the largest Greek islands, situated off the western coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea. Argostoli is its capital. It’s a beautiful seaside town, with tree-lined streets filled with shops selling everything from gardening supplies to video games. It doesn’t give you that feeling that poverty lurks around the next corner; […]