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The Expeditioner’s May Photo Contest Finalists

Friday, June 11, 2010

We entered the month of May in search of some of the most spectacular shots of the world’s landscapes. Low and behold, we found many. It took a whole month just to sift through and come to a consensus over, in my opinion, some of the most stunning snapshots of this big, beautiful Earth. Ode […]

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Athens: A Must See City Once Again

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Greece has always been on my list of places to get to. Athens conjures up so many images in my mind. Say it with me, “Athens.” It must be the ancient legends, the great thinkers, and the lightning bolt-toting gods walking around town. Besides, my fondness for toga parties really goes without saying. Apparently, Zeus […]

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First Look: Images of Athens’s New Acropolis Museum

Monday, April 20, 2009

Images of Athens’s New Acropolis Museum have begun to crop up, and the good news is that it’s not bad as so many people had feared (in fact it looks pretty amazing). Rumored to be opening on June 30, the 130-million-euro complex containing over 4,000 artifacts will actually be opening on June 20, 10 days […]

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Tips For Eastern Europe This Summer

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

I would normally begin a post about a Rick Steves article by poking fun at his get-off-the-beaten-path-by-taking-my-tour-or-buying-my-book mantra, then dissuading you from taking any of his advice, but I’ve got to admit, the guy does know Europe, so take this next bit with a grain of salt. Here’s what Rick’s dug up for new sights […]

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Food Shopping In Athens With 300,000 Of Your Closest Friends

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Just around the corner from the Acropolis, Dimotiki Agora (or what English speakers refer to rather lamely as the Athens Central Market) is probably the best place to see modern Athens in all its chaotic glory. Wandering around the seemingly endless corridors of vendors, if one was so willing or so motivated by their OCD, […]

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Why You Should Skip Thanksgiving And Live It Up In Greece This Year

Monday, November 17, 2008

Forget Thanksgiving and live it up in Greece for the holidays where you can enjoy uncrowded sights, great weather, and food that will blow away a turkey dinner any day. By Laura Bridgestock Want to take a Thanksgiving break that won’t break the budget? Head for Greece (just don’t order the fish…). Greece’s thriving tourist […]

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