Yesterday we went on a free walking tour around the city with a historian. We visited many of the places we had already seen, but this time we were able to get some history about each place. Sadly, many of the landmarks don't have signs in English, so before our tour we could only admire … Continue reading Athens Free Walking Tour
Last night we walked to the top of Mount Lycabettus to catch the sunset. At the top, there is a small chapel and a restaurant. We enjoyed the view until sunset, then we walked back down.
Nick and I left Beijing Thursday morning and are now in Athens. Like many of our friends before us, we have decided to travel before coming home. Traveling in between living abroad and moving home makes sense. Right now we don't have debt, a job with limited vacation time, pets, a house, or any responsibilities … Continue reading What’s Next?
It has been awhile...but here is an update, and hopefully the first of many new blog entries. When I signed up to teach English six years ago, I said it would be for one year. One year to see what life would be like living outside of the United States, and really, outside of the … Continue reading Final Laowai Days
Our journey into the jungle started with a small van ride to the river. From there, we got all of our tickets and photo permits before getting onto our small boat for the three hour ride up to the entrance of the National Park. About ten seconds after getting into the boat, the two Swiss … Continue reading Taman Negara and Cameron Highlands
Yesterday we woke up early for our appointed time to visit the Petronas Towers Skybridge. It was a good thing we booked it early because the line for tickets seemed to move slow, and we were able to jump to the counter and retrieve our tickets. After getting the tickets, we had a half hour … Continue reading Jerantut…is that in Malaysia?!?
Keri and I landed in Kuala Lumpur early this morning and made it to the guest house with little trouble. We're staying near Chinatown, so we were able to catch some Chinese New Year celebrations close by. We spent some time in the markets and at night we walked to the Petronas Towers to see … Continue reading Malaysia