Our First Full Day In Greece June 15th 2011 We had a meeting at the town hall to hear a representative for the mayor. We were also joined by the Consulate General of the United States. The Consulate General was very impressive and the discussion we had with the assistant to the mayor was very informative. We came away with more of an understanding of the struggles Greece is facing right now.
Next, we headed to the Archaeological Museum o ... read more
Europe » Greece » Central Macedonia » Thessaloniki Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
Well, once again, my adventures have begun! I'm here in New York City, and I'll be using this travel blog to update you on my experiences. As a recipient of the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship, I am honored to partake in this journey to learn about the cultures of Greece and Turkey. I'll be on this adventure for the next five weeks and I expect to experience many new and amazing things. I hope to be able to let you journey with me through this website.... full info