The Summer Off

Quitting the 9-5 to live the life we want


Greece – Thessaloniki and Mt Olympus

Greece – Thessaloniki and Mt Olympus


Posted By on Sep 5, 2015

We spent about 2 weeks in Greece.  The first town we visited was Thessaloniki, then we stayed at a little village, Olimpiaki. From there, we went on our way to visit Mount Olympus.

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Balkans 2015 – Bulgaria

Balkans 2015 – Bulgaria


Posted By on Sep 3, 2015

For now, since we’ve done so many things yet and not had time to write about it, I’ll post  a few pictures from each country, and go back and write details later.

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The Working Gypsy

The Working Gypsy


Posted By on Jun 13, 2015

Where to start… There’s been a lot of debate in Romania and outside of the country about the Gypsies (which in Romania they call themselves the Roma, though they are not Roman or Romanian by origin). That being said, I don’t want to write about the ones that beg, steal, or have cursed me out after giving them money, this post is about the hardworking, hustling, working gypsy.

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Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine


Posted By on May 27, 2015

Odessa was the highlight of the trip.  The city is really cool and the place we stayed at was great.  For only $22/night, we got our own apartment by the Black Sea with a great view of one of the main attractions in the city.

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Around Şercăita & Bucium

Around Şercăita & Bucium


Posted By on May 20, 2015

On Friday we decided to ride on a road Nick had found and see how far it went.  It was a dirt road past Şercăita that went up into the mountains by what seems to be an old logging road.  We went as far as we could, but the road ended with a fallen tree and we had to come back.  We saw some pretty sights on the way there and back though. 

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