Switzerland Part II: Town-hopping in Berner Oberland

There is nothing like waking up to crisp,fresh air and  the view of Swiss Alps! Since we were planning to be out all day, we headed to the supermarket in town to stock up on cup noodles and sandwiches. Then, we board the train in anticipation for some glacier experience. Originally, we thought our Swiss…

Switzerland Part I: Goldenpass to Wengen

Switzerland is the last country we visit during our three-week whirlwind tour of Europe. We spent three days total in the Alps region. After getting our 3-Day Swiss Pass in Geneva Airport, we began our very long journey to Wengen, where we booked our stay for the night. Earlier I had debated the Geneva-Bern-Interlaken route…

The All-Mighty Acropolis and other Ruins in Athens

After a brief wait at Plaka, our Airbnb host arrived, bought us fruits from a stall and walked us to our studio for the next two days. I am so glad that our studio was close to Plaka district. It was still lively at 9pm and there were plenty of restaurants to choose from. After…

Two short days in Santorini

After a few hours on the ferry, we arrived in Oia, the ultimate destination of our Greece trip. Once we board the bus we were impressed by our skillful driver who had no problem maneuvering his giant vehicle along the precarious cliffs of Santorini. Our guesthouse was~10 min walking distance from the center of Oia.…

Idyllic Mykonos: Worlds Away

We left our extravagant room in Park Hyatt Milano and flew into the peaceful island of Mykonos. Pick up organized by our guesthouse Villa Margarita was super smooth. Niko, Margarita’s son, held up a clear sign right outside the luggage area at the parking lot. We saw him right away and he led us to…