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Is life over in Greece? Is Athens safe?

The media are reporting that Athens has degenerated and there is no end in sight to the downward spiral in Greece. Film clips show a cycle of violence, protests, riots,…

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Christmas at the Zoo

The Attica Zoo family has planned a series of holiday week activities for the week between Christmas and New Years, and if you are traveling with children, a visit to…

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New Years Day in Athens

You’ve made your plans, booked your flights and accommodations, and now it’s time to plan your holiday break in Athens. Turns out that most of the sites and museums will…

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Undiscovered islands, in Athens

Journey to some of Greece’s lessor known and least visited Cycladic Greek islands this winter without ever leaving Athens. Islands off the beaten track is the name of a series…

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A Coastal Christmas

It’s Christmas time in Athens and once again Flisvos Marina, Athens mega-yacht marina, is being transformed. Unfortunately it looks as though the Christmas festivities this year may be disrupted –…

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Luggage Storage in Athens

Sometimes you may find yourself with a long layover at the Athens airport, or traveling from Athens to an island and wanting to lighten up your load. Two good left…

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Sample the flavors of Greece

As readers of this blog know, I love food, and it’s also one of my favorite things to bring back to friends and family when I’m returning to Chicago from…

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Myths & Money in Greece

The National Archaeological Museum has just announced they’re extending their temporary exhibit, Myth & Coinage, and that it will run through the new year, closing on January 3, 2012. The…

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