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The Expeditioner’s May Photo Contest Finalists
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The Expeditioner’s May Photo Contest Finalists

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 […]

Athens: A Must See City Once Again
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Athens: A Must See City Once Again

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 […]

First Look: Images of Athens’s New Acropolis Museum
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First Look: Images of Athens’s New Acropolis Museum

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 […]

Tips For Eastern Europe This Summer
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Tips For Eastern Europe This Summer

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]