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Strikes in Athens – See the Acropolis & more

Strikes have always been a fact of life in Greece (along with lots of other countries in Europe, in fact last week we had guests delayed due to a strike…

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Is Athens Safe?

The last few days I’ve been getting alot of emails and phone calls as Greece makes headlines in newspapers and on newscasts around the globe. I thought it might be…

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Riots, Strikes, Demonstations … ‘Tis the season in Athens

It’s mid-winter/early spring in Athens, a season I’ve come to know as “strike season”. Judging from the emails and phone calls Basil and I have been receiving, and the threads…

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General strike in Athens

Arriving or departing from Athens on May 4 or 5, 2010? Need to travel inside or outside of the city … have patience, it’s strike season in Athens. Really. And…

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About those Athens riots …

Since Athens, demonstrations & riots are in the news again, I thought for “strike” season” I’d feature a blog post from about 14 months ago …. see the comment section,…

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General strike in Greece October 21, 2008

If you’ll be traveling to Athens on October 21, or are planning on moving around the country on this day, you may want to revise your plans as there’s been…

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