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  • Arch of Hadrian, Athens
    Escape to Athens, party in the Dominican Republic, relax at the Four Seasons
    Today’s travel deals include a wonderful escape to Athens, an all-inclusive in the Dominican Republic and a spa day at the Four Seasons in downtown Denver.Gate 1 Travel is partnering with Groupon Getaways to offer a great deal to Athens,...
  • Economist doesn't like cash or gold and thinks money is now zeros and ones
    Economist doesn't like cash or gold and thinks money is now zeros and ones
    In the bizarro world of today's finance, economists, banks, and even university professors are now advocating that the monetary system should end the use of cash as an instrument in commerce and trade. But for the chief economist at one of the...
  • Architect Constantine Cavoulacos with Chef Panagiotis at Stoa Proia, Athens
    What I learned in Greece: Democracy is tied to sustainable growth
    A political leader, to stay in power, makes an alliance with a foreign country that threatens the independence of his country; to counter that, a revolutionary promises unprecedented power to ordinary people (well, men).The head of state, facing...
  • View of Acropolis and Hadrian's Gate from Temple of Olympic Zeus
    How to Spend One Perfect Day in Athens, Greece
    If you only have a single day to spend in Athens, resist the temptation to rush to the Acropolis Hill and the New Acropolis Museum first - these most popular sites in the city which birthed democracy and Western Civilization, are overrun by 9 am...
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    Stock market preview for the week of Apr 27, 2015
    The S&P 500 pushed 1.75% higher in the past week and finished Friday at a new record high. With that close the S&P 500 recovered from the significant drop that began from the previous record close of 2117.39 on March 2. The index pushed to...
  • Capital controls instituted by Greece could threaten to bring about a Civil War
    Capital controls instituted by Greece could threaten to bring about a Civil War
    On April 20, Greece's legislative body issued a new decree that all banks must deposit their un-used or un-allocated money into the nation's central bank, sparking a wave of panic as the government began what is sure to be a number of new...
  • The Donkey Arc
    Volunteers help build The Donkey Arc for Santorini Animal Welfare Association
    During a weekend in early April the Santorini Animal Welfare Association (SAWA), with the help of volunteers from its sister organization Tierschutzverein Santorini, built a permanent pavilion for the donkeys in SAWA’s care. The organization...
  • Elinos Naoussa
    Xinomavro: The Greek wine of Naoussa
    Greece is probably one of the oldest wine regions in the world. In biblical times the Greeks brought the first vines to Europe. Today this country lays claim to over 300 varietals. One of those varieties is the Xinomavro grape whose origins are...
  • Russia And Greece Talk Business
    Russia And Greece Talk Business
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have been carrying on discussions over the last couple of days. Greece as many of you know is in desperate need of funds. They have recently tried to blackmail Germany...
  • Greek flag over Parthenon
    Greece wants Germany to pay its debts
    For the past five years, the European Union and the European Central Bank have worked alongside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ensure that the small nation didn't tank its economy. The results have been … less than promising....
  • Russia could use Greece as a way to end economic sanctions
    Russia could use Greece as a way to end economic sanctions
    As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves for Moscow on April 7 to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and Thursday, the fate of several key economic and geo-political events will be at stake, and of primary concern for...
  • Iconic Santorini Cave Hotel
    An Icon Never Goes Out of Style: Iconic Santorini Reopens
    Take one of the most dramatic settings in the Mediterranean, transform traditional cave homes into a world-class hotel, and then leave it to a team of pros who obsess about hospitality and service to turn it into a truly remarkable retreat on a...
  • Hellenic pride at New York's Greek Independence Day Parade
    Greek books for Greek Independence Day
    March 25 is Greek Independence Day as well as the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary for Christians worldwide. The New York Greek Independence Day Parade takes place on March 29 this year, so mark your calendars. Here are five Greek books to help...
  • Kea , Temple of Athena, Greece
    Visit Santorini and Mykonos on a crewed yacht charter
    Probably the most well-known of the Greek Cycladic Islands, visit the Cycladic Islands of #Santorini and #Mykonos on a luxury yacht charter, as well as other terrific Cycladic Islands also part of this island chain of Greek Islands. Located a...
  • Rooftop pool and caldera views at Iconic Santorini
    Iconic Santorini is 22-room boutique cave hotel on Greece's 'most romantic isle'
    There's snow outside. We sitting here peering at our screensaver - the two of us on a ship with Santorini perched behind us as we sail away from this fabulous Greek paradise. Our in-box today revealed one fabulous reason to return (hey, any...
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