Athens, so many mixed feelings

I fully recognized that some of what I am about to write will seem extremely ungrateful, privileged, and may offend some. But the truth is we are extremely grateful to be able to travel and to be able to see different cultures and get a glimpse into their daily lives. Coming up to our departure date, I still had not done much research at all on Athens or Greece.  Besides the lovely pictures of Santorini and the Acropolis, I really knew nothing at all except gyros and “opah”! As we rode in the car from the airport to our airbnb,[…]

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