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Foundation Launches Young Leadership Experience to Hellas (Greece)

Jim Luce | Posted 01.11.2016 | Impact
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Jim Luce

Much of science, medicine, mathematics, theater, music and art come to us from ancient Greece, representing the highest of human virtues. This fascinating world of Gods, majestic temples, and stunning antiquities will be the experience of a lifetime.

Greece Today: Safe, Affordable -- and More Beautiful Than Ever

Jim Luce | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Jim Luce

I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.

Athens Yesterday and Today

Rick Steves | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

In the city of Athens, even with its booming tourist trade, must-see sights, and cruise-ship crowds, there is only one sight where lines are a concern -- and that's the Acropolis.

Athens, the City of the Bitter Orange Trees

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I am in Athens this spring and the city is drowning in the fragrance of the bitter orange trees that flood its sidewalks. The aroma is intoxicating, numbing the mind and the body's senses.

24 Hours in Athens, Greece

Leora Novick | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Leora Novick

"You really don't need more than a day in Athens." Everyone says it. Whether it is true or not, Athens is the red headed stepchild of the Greek Islands.

These 9 Famous Landmarks Look Absolutely Stunning... Until You Zoom Out

Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

Let's play a game! We've all seen the stock photo versions of these world-famous landmarks. Some of us have even been there. But what they don't norma...

The Joy of the Unexpected

Sanjay Surana | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

One of the delights of travel is the people that you meet, people to whom you have no obvious connection, except that for some brief moments you inhabit the same physical space.

One Insane Day in Albania. (Yes, Albania.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.

Eat a Traditional Greek Breakfast While Viewing the Acropolis

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 04.08.2013 | Home
Elena Paravantes RD

Have you ever had a Greek breakfast? Most think it is nonexistent, or made up of a cigarette and a coffee. However, Greece has a rich tradition when it comes to breakfasts. Unfortunately though, if you are a tourist, you won't get to taste it at most hotels or restaurants in Greece.

Trips That Spark A Passion For Travel

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

What was your gateway addiction to travel? In talking to those who love to travel, I have found most can trace their passion to a single trip. One eye opening adventure or revelation that ignited their wanderlust.

Rhodes Beckons Sun/Sea Lovers, History Buffs, Nature Fans

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

*SEE PHOTOS BELOW* It's hard not to enjoy a trip to Rhodes with its plentiful sun, historical sites, diverse cultural offerings, natural beauty, fun ...

Euro-American Women' s Council Global Forum and Awards Set For Athens in July

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

"Women Lead the Way on Green Energy and Environment: Making their Impact on the Economy and Culture" is the theme of the 14th annual awards program to...

If We Ask Nicely, Can We Have Our Marbles Back?

Eleni Gage | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eleni Gage

The Greeks have been tripping all over themselves trying to be uncharacteristically polite, lest anyone think them rude because the New Acropolis Museum is also a reproach to the British Museum.

"There Are Tears in Things, and Mortality Touches the Mind"

Tim O'Reilly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim O'Reilly

We visited the Athenian Agora and the Archaeological Museum, and in both places, it was the touch of mortality that brought the most significance to the day.