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Santorini dreaming

A selection of my favourite photographs taken in Oia, Santorini when I visited in June 2016.


Different Santorini – Volthonas village

Different Santorini – Volthonas village

Today on my blog post series of the various villages of Santorini it’s time to look at a small rock village 6km away from Fira – the Volthonas village. 192 more words

About Santorini

Viking Sea: Santorini - It's Complicated

I’ve always wanted to see Santorini. We once lived near ancient Carthage, and a nearby village, Sidi Bou Said, all white and deep turquoise blue, with tiny winding streets. 885 more words

ExPat Life


After being an avid pintrest-er for majority of my life, and searching many many travel blogs in preparation for my study abroad semester, I can honestly say that even the prettiest pictures of the Greek Island, Santorini, did not do it justice. 1,819 more words


Greek Paradise

After spending whole summer working, my family and I decided to arrange a well-deserved trip to Greece for 5 days. Despite the fact that it was November, Greek weather was still marvelous, sunny and warm. 335 more words

Do We Need Different Systems for Catastrophic Incidents?

We’ve long heard, albeit in small pockets, people proclaiming that emergency management and public safety need different systems for larger incidents vs smaller incidents.  For years, the Incident Command System (ICS) fought that stigma, with many saying that ICS is only used for hazardous materials incidents (specifically because of OSHA requirements) or for large incidents that required such a high degree of organization.  924 more words

Emergency Management