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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.

Acropolis' Famed Caryatid Statues Getting Some TLC

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.08.2014 | Travel

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — They're some of Greece's most celebrated beauties. And after nearly 2,500 years, it's perhaps only fitting that they're gettin...

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.

Bomb Explodes Near Acropolis

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — A bomb exploded outside a Greek ship owner's house near a crowded pedestrian area under the Acropolis in central Athens on Wedn...

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.

Greeks Can't Beat The Heat

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Monuments on the Acropolis Hill in Athens will close early due to a heat wave in Greece that saw temperatures reach 42 degrees Celsi...

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 ...

Acropolis Among 90 Sites To Be Kept Open Late For Tuesday's Full Moon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ATHENS, Greece — Greek officials say the Acropolis in Athens will open on the night of the August full moon Tuesday after a pay dispute with sec...

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.