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Greek Taxi Drivers Block Access to Athens Airport and Harbor

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 18th 2011 08:45 AM
Greek Taxi Drivers Block Access to Athens Airport and Harbor

Associated Press

Good luck getting out of Athens on Monday. To protest the latest round of government reforms, the city's taxi drivers are blocking the roads that lead to Athens International Airport and the Port of Piraeus, reports the Associated Press.
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Destin-Nation Greece: Budget Travel on the Cheap

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 6th 2011 06:33 AM
Destin-Nations Budget Greece

eguidetravel, flickr

Greece on a budget. Looking for an inexpensive European getaway? Look no further than the land of the philosophers, whitewashed and blue domed churches, Hercules and those other gyros.
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British Plane Lands in Athens After Bomb Threat

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 4th 2011 12:00 PM
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AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris

A British tour company's flight from the UK to the Egyptian beach resort of Sharm el Sheikh made an emergency landing at the airport in Athens, Greece after the airplane received a bomb threat.
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Camping in Greece Is an Adventure Waiting to Happen

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 21st 2011 10:00 AM
camping in greece

Emil Ivanov, Flickr

The timeless feel of Greece draws in millions of travelers every year. Many are in search of the country's rich history, while others come to enjoy Greece's diverse climate and terrain. Camping in Greece is one of the more appealing activities to both locals and foreigners. It's relatively easy to do with official campsites set up across the country.
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The 10 Best Bathhouses in the World

by Cheryl Lock. Posted Feb 22nd 2011 05:30 PM
best bathhouses

Cagaloglu Hamami

Luxuriating in a bathhouse was a stalwart of ancient Rome, where these first spas were the go-to spots for healing and relaxation. But there are still bathhouses all over the world that welcome travelers seeking rejuvenation. Some are more than two thousand years old, while others are modern recreations of the good old days of taking the waters. These ten bathhouses should make their way onto your travel list.
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