Recalling Greece 2012 {Philippi}

While staying in Thessaloniki we traveled 2 hours north to Philippi for the day. I enjoyed the ruins of Philippi as they reminded me of the Bet Shean ruins in Israel. I'm a sucker for old columns, pots and cities deemed historical sites. Interestingly enough, the city of Philippi from the time when Paul visited [...]

Recalling Greece 2012 {Istanbul & Thessoliniki}

In March 2012, my husband, recently graduated from Truett and I made a journey to Greece with about 50 of our closest friends, classmates, spouses & faculty. Our trip started on March 9 flying out of Dallas to Chicago before getting on Turkish airways flight to Istanbul arriving at 3pm on March 10th. I deeply [...]

UK 2015 | Liverpool to Glasgow & the Scottish Highlands

The next few days were full of driving so while we didn't do much per se, we saw a lot of the countryside and enjoyed the fall weather...I also napped a lot in the backseat. In Liverpool, we toured John Lennon and Paul McCartney's childhood homes. Initially I wasn't like over the moon about the [...]