Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”

  • Day 14: Back to Reality

    August 27, 2019 by

    Back to Boston :C We came as strangers, but we leave as family. In a blink of an eye we were back in the place we started. Who knew two weeks would go by so fast, and how much we were able to fit in! Getting barley any sleep was worth it. At the beginning… Read more

  • Day 13: Cooking Class in Athens

    August 27, 2019 by

    Cooking Class in Athens After the usual morning we had our final activity, which was a cooking lesson. Many dishes were prepared. From spinach pie, filled eggplant, etc. Before making the dishes we went to the Greek meat market and saw vendor selling all types of meat, which was hard for me since we saw… Read more

  • Day 12: Last Day in Spetses and Back to Athens

    August 27, 2019 by

    Last Day in Spetses and back to Athens The final day in Spetses and we decided to swim and have lunch in the town. Time flies when you’re having a fun and surrounded with fun people. No matter where we go in Greece we always find kind people who go above and beyond with their… Read more

  • Day 11: Spetses and Boubalina’s Museum!

    August 27, 2019 by

    Spetses and Boubalina’s Museum! As time keeps moving forward it reminds me that we’re even closer to going back home. This was good for all of us, it felt like a escape from our realities even if it was just for a moment. I have gotten so close to amazing people. Everyone has such a… Read more

  • Day 10: Ancient Greek Theather and Syntagma Square

    August 27, 2019 by

    Ancient Greek Theather and Syntagma Square Another early morning yet worth it. Aside from the usual breakfast in the morning we headed to Epidaurus to explore the ancient theater where they conducted many plays from drama, comedy, satire etc. Once again it baffles me how people back then were able to build such structures without… Read more

  • Day 9: Visiting a Winery and Mycenae!

    August 27, 2019 by

    Winery and Mycenae! Yet again we left another hotel this time it was Delphi. Felt like a rockstar touring around with all the moving we were doing. The trip was so jam packed that we didn’t get much sleep. I can’t complain since we were in Greece at the moment. After breakfast we got on… Read more

  • Day 8: Delphi and Archelogical Sites

    August 27, 2019 by

    Delphi and Archelogical Sites Today marks a week since we’ve been here and it feels like a month ( in the best way possible. Why does it sound like I’m lost at sea every time I start these blog post? Anyways coming into this I didn’t know how I was going to react coming to… Read more

  • Day 7: Contemporary Greek Culture

    August 27, 2019 by

    Contemporary Greek Culture! Like every other place in the world Athens had its street artist… You guessed it we went on a Graffiti tour around the city. It reminded me a lot of New York. There is meaningless art and ones that have a meaning or a certain message they are trying to convey. In… Read more


    August 19, 2019 by

    FREE DAY = AEGINA ISLAND!!! On today adventure we had a free day! No class or lecture to attend made me feel like it was a actual vacation. We all unanimously decided to go to Aegina island. Located approximately two hours off the coast of Athens. Our day started off by navigating through the train… Read more

  • Day 5: Service Learning

    August 19, 2019 by

    Service Learning As I walked to the site of the local newspaper, I was not sure about my expectations or the impact I was going make in the community. The only thing I knew before arriving the building was that we were visiting a nonprofit newspaper that works to help homeless people. When we arrived… Read more

  • Day 4: Music Lesson, Greek Dance, and Dance Show!

    August 19, 2019 by

    Music Lesson, Greek Dance, and Dance Show! With so much to do and so little time we got a morning to sleep in a little extra. We all met up for lunch, what took some adjusting was the textures of the food which was different from what we are used to. Overall the food was… Read more

  • Day 3: Byzantine Museum and Exploring Greece

    August 19, 2019 by

    Byzantine Museum and Exploring Greece! I’ve never had so much information fed to me in such a short amount of time and it actually stick with me. But, being out their made you appreciate everything. The food, music, and people are so captivating and accepting which was a big relief. During our lectures at Middlesex… Read more

  • Day 2: Visiting Acropolis Hill and the Acropolis Museum

    July 13, 2019 by

    Visiting Acropolis Hill and the Acropolis Museum This day consisted of a lot of walking. Going on this trip made me realize everyone has a different learning style whether it be verbal, visual, physical etc. I learned so much from actually going and seeing the subject we were studying first hand. As people we’ve come… Read more

  • Day 1: Airport and Welcome to Athens!

    July 11, 2019 by

    Airport and Welcome to Athens! “Be Yourself; Everyone Else is Already Taken”   -Oscar Wilde Many in this group of 16 students were visiting Europe for the first time. For some in the group, stepping into an airplane to go to a foreign country was a brand new experience. One of us has already been to… Read more

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