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Blues Brothers? This Athens hotel rocks out with art

Athens BlueBuilding is a bold, design-driven collection of just six furnished apartments in a brand new mid-rise building in the beating heart of one of Athens’ most exciting neighborhoods, Pagrati. 638 more words

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Exclusive: Amanzoe Luxury Resort, Greece in photos

We had mixed feelings about visiting the Amanzoe resort in Porto Heli, Greece. It looked a little hoity-toity and architecturally a bit vanilla, like a latter day Grecian Hotel Bel Air with fewer A-listers and a quixotic Peloponnese location in Porto Heli making it a challenge to get to unless you really want to cash in your eco-fucks on that signature chopper ride from Athens’ airport to come here, carbon footprint be damned because maybe you own a country or a president or have a bunch of… 136 more words

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GREEK SUMMERIZED

This essay was first published in Greek newspaper Kathimerini as “Greek Holiday Trilogy,” “the experiences of a carefree American traveler to Greece, through his first visit to Santorini, the search for a secret beach in Sifnos and a spell at a beach club in Ios.” (We’re not sure how carefree but, hey). 1,224 more words

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Is this the world's best Greek taverna?

The first thing you need to know about breakfast in Crete is with few exceptions, your hotel breakfast doesn’t count. But let’s be realistic: you’re cheap and lazy and you are the kind of traveler who despite being hung over is still going to get up early to make sure you can hit the included breakfast buffet before it closes up shop. 742 more words

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The Telegraph botches yet another travel report

You know The Telegraph: it’s that newspaper that had to issue a formal apology to First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump. The newspaper that can never seem to spend enough on… 580 more words

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10½ Places You Need to Visit in Greece This Summer

Travel in Greece is both rewarding and confounding: so many interesting places, so little time! Herewith is a roundup of ten or perhaps eleven places you (still) really ought to visit in Greece this summer. 126 more words

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Steam Heat: Where to Take off Your Clothes and Get Roasted Like a Gyro in Athens

Here’s a little secret the tourism establishment won’t tell you: the Mediterranean is sort of awful in winter. From Tel Aviv to Ibiza from November to March, there are sunny spells to be sure, but also many days of storms which consist of mean rain, awful winds and frigid temperatures…at times you’ll feel like you’re stuck in a washing machine on an endless cold wash cycle. 589 more words

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