‘“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.
-… Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94).
from “my filing system”

Traveling Around

My first time abroad was to Greece for an internship in college. There couldn’t have been a better way to complete my undergrad internship than to travel to Greece and learn about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle. While in Greece, my class and I visited Crete (Greece’s largest island) and Athens (the capital of Greece). A majority of my time was spent in Crete since there are numerous areas to see including Heraklion, Chania, and Vamos. The class and I then flew to Athens to visit many tourist attractions including the Acropolis. Although it has been 5 years since I have visited Greece, I came up with a list of my favorite parts of this gorgeous country.

  • Food – Since my internship revolved around the Mediterranean diet, I ate and cooked a lot of appetizing food while in Greece. The Mediterranean diet is known for being…

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