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Changing of the Guard Athens Greece

Athens, Greece Changing of the Guard The Presidential Guard (Evzones) stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside the Parliament Building which used to be the Royal Palace until 1843. The guards wear the traditional Greek white pleated skirts (fustanella), silk garters, tunic tops, clogs adorned with pom-poms and pillar box hats (phareon) with long tassels […]

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Painted Cow, Copenhagen

USE-IT Travel Guides – A Tourist guide for the Young and No Nonsense Traveler

USE-IT is a website offering current and up-to-date info and travel advise to no-nonsense travelers and young travelers, but the site can be useful to all travelers in my opinion! On USE-IT you can get interactive maps, website suggestions, travel tips, lists of free things to see and do and ideas about what to do […]

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Destination Yoga for a Unique Yoga Vacation

If you are interested in yoga or looking for a relaxing, spiritually rejuvenating get away then you may want to take a look at Destination Yoga. Here you can combine professional yoga instruction with a vacation is several locations across the globe. Where can you have a Destination Yoga vacation? Choose from Crete in the […]

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Handmade Greek sandals made by a famous poet

The story of the “Poet Sandal Maker” begins when Gheorgios Melissinos opened a small shoe factory in 1927, and in 1954, when he passed away his son Stavros took over the struggling business. Slowly Athens became a tourist destination and famous people started to come especially to Stavros to buy their genuine Greek sandals. Over the years […]

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Damigos Restaurant, Athens

I was thrilled to read in a web review of this restaurant that it is just for locals, so should be missed! Great I hope all the tourists miss it except you of course. In a street crowded with flashy touristy restaurant, you will find a “hole in the wall” with steep stairs leading down […]

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