Athens, Greece

We flew from Santorini to Athens International and took the metro (10 euro each) direct into Central Athens- getting off at Syntagma. A 10 minute walk lated we arrived at Themelio Luxury Suites located in Plaka, the historic center of Athens, a tht foot of the Acropolis. It was a 4 room apartment complex with aContinue reading “Athens, Greece”

Crete, Greece

We left our apartment in Austin at 3pm on Thursday. 5:20pm flight to London on Norwegian Airlines. Landed at Gatwick at 8:45am. 7 hour layover in London with airport change to London Luton. 3:05pm flight to Athens on Wizz Airlines, landing at 9:25pm. 10:45 flight to Chania, Crete on Olympic Airlines, which was delayed. LandedContinue reading “Crete, Greece”

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Due to Hurricane Irma our annual family holiday vacation landed us in Playa del Carmen this year. We flew into Cancun and took a private transfer ($50) one hour south to our resort, The Royal Playa del Carmen. The perfect resort if you want luxury, party and relaxation right on the beach, in the middleContinue reading “Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico”

Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg is a small Rhine river city in Eastern France that is just on the German border. It houses the largest French Christmas Market and is home to Alsace cuisine. Le pain l’épice and tarte flambe are two local favorites. The city also has numerous Michelin star restaurants as well as one of the largestContinue reading “Strasbourg, France”

Gemozac, Bordeaux, France

We flew Vueling Airlines from Barcelona to Bordeaux. Took the Navette Shuttle from the airport to the train station in downtown Bordeaux, 30 minute ride, 7€ each. We took the train to Saintes, 1hr 45min, 43€ each. Calvin picked us up from the train station in Saintes in his new Peugeot and we drove toContinue reading “Gemozac, Bordeaux, France”

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