Archive For The “Airplanes” Category

Arriving in Skyros Island, Greece & Meeting Maria!

By | August 5, 2012

One thing I always love about flying within Greece is, when you land, you always walk out by stepping down a set of stairs with the destination in front of you, rather than a ramp and into the airport. I arrived in Skyros at 6:55 a.m from Athens with Aegean Airlines, and watched the sun […]

Read more »

Greek Crisis with Elaine’s Suitcase

By | August 2, 2012

I’m in Athens!!! Woo hoo! Epitelous, which means finally in Greek! Standing at the baggage pick-up in Athens Venizelos Airport, I was very excited to grab my light suitcase. I was anticipating this moment landing in Athens for a long time. It had been 8 years since I was at this airport. ( I flew […]

Read more »

Flying to Cartagena, Colombia Alone.

By | April 7, 2012

On my way to Cartagena, Colombia! For some reason because it’s in South America, I was expecting the flight to be much longer. It turns out it’s only a four & a half hour flight from Toronto. I’m not complaining, I’m just saying. When you think of South America, it seems like such a far […]

Read more »

Landing in Quebec City & My Taxi Ride

By | February 22, 2012

December 31st, 2011 Lots of white powder everywhere is what I saw as we descended on our Westjet flight to Quebec City. I was soooo happy! It has been rather warm in Toronto lately. Gone are the days of having a white Christmas. I was scared that when I went to Quebec City for New […]

Read more »

Sitting at a Cafe in Quebec City Shortly After Arriving

By | February 20, 2012

December 31st, 2011 Sitting at a long wooden table at Pillards, a cafe on rue Saint Jean, one of the main streets in Quebec City. It’s a large open concept space with different counters; cafes, soupes, boissons, chocolats, patisseries, pains and many more that I can’t pronounce. It’s really cute! I think I could eat […]

Read more »