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Category: Greece

VISIT SANTORINI: DREAMS CAN COME TRUE

When you mention Greece to anyone, the first image that comes to mind for most people is whitewashed churches topped by blue-domes overlooking the Aegean Sea. Without a doubt, Santorini remains the undisputed winner of the most beautiful island in the world award. Because of this, Santorini is crowded…

ATHENS PANATHENAIC STADIUM

When we think about time, we often think that 100 years is a long time. In Greek history, time is relevant. Take for instance the Panathenaic Stadium; it was originally built in the fourth century BCE to host the Panathenaic Games. The Panathenaic Stadium was rebuilt in the second century…

THE ACROPOLIS – THE SYMBOL OF DEMOCRACY

Most visitors to Athens spend only one day in route to the Greek Islands. I don’t blame them; After all, over 90% of Athens is an urban concrete sprawl with little to entice the tourist dollar. However, Athens has something other destinations don’t have – THE ACROPOLIS! Yes, that…