Tag Archives: Greece

My Phoenician is a bit rusty

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Too Much Candor Can Be Awkward

The Belgian street artist and graphic designer who goes by the enigmatic moniker Monk HF has been sharing some brutally honest travel posters on social media. The ongoing series challenges travelers to address uncomfortable issues, such as pollution, war, migration, animal exploitation, … Continue reading

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Travel Reading

While I might quibble with the specific book choices, I love the concept of this infographic from Fly Abu Dhabi. I always try and find good reads on my travel destinations before a trip. Travel guidebooks are great for history … Continue reading

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Euro Hacking

Responding to the social, cultural, political, and emotional impact of the ongoing European financial crisis, the Greek artist known only as Stefanos has created a thoughtful project called Euro Banknote Bombing. His ink drawings of tiny human figures reflect the … Continue reading

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Rhodes – The Island of the Knights

Today’s guest post is an excerpt from the new travel book “Rhodes —The Island of the Knights” by Richard Clark. Rhodes – The Island of the Knights With a fair wind, the island of Rhodes is but half a day’s … Continue reading

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Under the Acropolis

The Monastiraki neighborhood located in the heart of Athens beneath the Acropolis has been hard hit by the Greek economic crisis. But the art and design group beforelight has collaborated with local residents and businesses to transform the dark and … Continue reading

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Journey to Atlantis

Today’s guest post is by travel writer Richard Clark: A Journey to Atlantis If you have the time while staying on Crete, the capital, Heraklion is the ideal place to board a boat for Santorini, and believe me it is … Continue reading

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Why Not Crete

This guest post on Crete is from writer and journalist Richard Clark, who is the author of two books on Greece. Samaria – The Longest Gorge The early start had taken its toll and I was fighting with my eyes … Continue reading

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Mapmania

You won’t find any of these marvelous one-of-a-kind maps in your typical travel guidebook, but they make exceedingly clever ways to interact with geographic places. Some of the very talented creators of these diverse and idiosyncratic maps are professional illustrators … Continue reading

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Crete via the Scheimpflug Principle

This clever tilt-shift video was filmed by Joerg Daiber at locations around the amazing isle of Crete.

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