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Photo by Andriani Douligeri

That One Time at the Museum

I was reading an article the other day about the science of dread, about the human urge to feel anxious about any event set aside on the calendar as it slowly approaches, regardless of whether it marks a positive or a negative occasion. 570 more words

Athens - reflections on a first visit many years ago

In October this year I will be returning to Athens, a city I lived in for four very happy years in the 1980s, for this year’s… 564 more words


Sightseeing, safe and sound!


Good news for the thousands of tourists visiting the Acropolis of Athens every year!

There is a doctor available on site in order to assist if needed! 76 more words

Getting Around

Strolling in Athens

The Plaka and Monastiraki neighborhoods in Athens have their own characteristic air. There are lots of cafes and restaurants where  one can spend hours over a tall glass of chilled frappe or fill themselves up with the delicious local cuisine. 102 more words

Travel Diaries

6 Reasons you should visit Athens in 2014

Before I went to Athens I was a little nervous of what I’d find. In fact, my first impression of the city left me a… 1,538 more words


Bargain Baby

A music video by Plume shot at the Monastiraki Flea Market