A Trip to Stunning Scotland: Isle of Skye (Part 1)

The Isle of Skye possesses a natural beauty and presence that stays with you long after you’ve left. The castles; rolling, green hills; mountains; and ancient, rocky towers cling tight to the memory of a time long since passed. On one particular hike, we gingerly descended wet, wooden steps, picking our way across temporary flatContinue reading “A Trip to Stunning Scotland: Isle of Skye (Part 1)”

A 7 Day Getaway to Breathtaking Greece Part 2: Corinth; Mycenae; Epidaurus; Nafplion

If you missed part one, check it out here. Our Itinerary:  Day 1: Athens  Day 2: Athens  Day 3: Corinth; Mycenae; Epidaurus; Nafplion Day 4: Nafplion; Olympia Day 5: Olympia; Patras; Delphi Day 6: Delphi; Thermopylae; Kalambaka Day 7: Kalambaka; Meteora; Athens On day three of our journey through Greece, my friend and I rose early, grabbed a quick bite, and climbedContinue reading “A 7 Day Getaway to Breathtaking Greece Part 2: Corinth; Mycenae; Epidaurus; Nafplion”

A 7 Day Getaway to Breathtaking Greece Part 1: Athens

My friend and I both studied Classics at university so, naturally, Greece was high on our travel bucket list. When we had the opportunity to travel there together in October of 2018, we jumped at the chance. Our Itinerary: Day 1: Athens Day 2: Athens Day 3: Corinth; Mycenae; Epidaurus; Nafplion Day 4: Nafplion; OlympiaContinue reading “A 7 Day Getaway to Breathtaking Greece Part 1: Athens”

10 Awesome Virtual Travel Experiences for 2021 (Part 2)

6. The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California This intriguing house was once owned by Sarah Lockwood Pardee Winchester, heiress to much of the Winchester Repeating Arms fortune. What started out as an 8 room farmhouse became much more expansive: for many years, the house was almost constantly under construction. Many have asked: whatContinue reading “10 Awesome Virtual Travel Experiences for 2021 (Part 2)”

10 Awesome Virtual Travel Experiences for 2021 (Part 1)

Though travelling might not be possible right now, for many of us, the urge to see, learn, and experience new things is stronger than ever. When the wanderlust strikes, here are 10 virtual travel experiences you can enjoy right from the comfort of your own home: 1. The Haunted Walk Offered in Ottawa, Kingston, andContinue reading “10 Awesome Virtual Travel Experiences for 2021 (Part 1)”

Memento Mori: A Tour of the Convento dei Cappuccini

Most travel to Rome for the warm, sunny days, vibrant city life, beautiful architecture, and delicious cuisine.  But when I headed to Rome for a ten-day getaway, I hit the underground. If you missed part one of this post where I discussed my tour of the Roman catacombs, check it out here: https://dramaticdelights.com/2021/01/28/voyage-underground-a-tour-of-the-roman-catacombs/  Via Veneto:Continue reading “Memento Mori: A Tour of the Convento dei Cappuccini”

Voyage Underground: A Tour of the Roman Catacombs

I recently watched Italian action film The Beast (La Belva) on Netflix. The gritty action flick centres around Leonida Riva, an ex-military Captain suffering from post-traumatic stress and growing more and more estranged from his family every day. When his daughter, Teresa, is kidnapped one evening, Riva will stop at nothing to get her backContinue reading “Voyage Underground: A Tour of the Roman Catacombs”