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Would A Greek Default Mean More Tourists?
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Would A Greek Default Mean More Tourists?

News broke this week of a German tour operator attempting to amend their contracts with Greek hotels to include language that would allow payments in a new Greek currency (presumably a cheaper valued one) should the country drop the Euro. Which begs the question: Would a defaulted Greece mean cheaper […]

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 […]

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries For 2010: And The Winner Is . . .
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Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries For 2010: And The Winner Is . . .

Lonely Planet’s doling out accolades to these ten countries as being very topping, with El Salvador being the toppingist of them all. Okay, they don’t really elaborate as to what this list mean, other than being the “hottest countries for next year,” but I assume they mean destinations that are, […]

The Curious Case Of The Santorini Sunsets
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The Curious Case Of The Santorini Sunsets

Perhaps the world’s most beautiful, partially collapsed island in the world, Santorini is the only inhabited caldera in the world, and for some reason, known the world over for their immaculate sunsets. So popular are the sunsets that every twilight, hundreds of people gather to watch the sun dip below […]

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 […]

Skopelos: Ready For Its Closeup

Skopelos: Ready For Its Closeup

Skopelos may be getting the Hollywood treatment, but this little Greek island isn’t letting it get to its head — with looks like this who needs Hollywood? By Andy Boxall As of the date of this publication, there are no official “Mamma Mia!” tours in Skopelos as there are “Sex […]

No Boat Needed In Lefkada
No Boat Needed In Lefkada

No Boat Needed In Lefkada

An Insider’s Look At The Greek Island Of Lefkada By Andy Boxall If you’ve never fulfilled your travel ambition of visiting a Greek island due to your reluctance to take to the open seas, located off the west coast, the Ionian island of Lefkada may be just what you’re looking […]