The Three Best Things About Living in Greece (and the Two Worst)

The Three Best Things About Living in Greece (and the Two Worst)

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September 6, 2020

I moved from San Francisco, California to Athens, Greece in 2012, and before my move, I had spent less than 90 days in the country. I relocated alone without family roots or a job waiting for me, so my new life could have gone in a lot of different directions. Eight years later, I’m still here because I love the life Greece...

Money-Saving Tips for Accommodation in Europe

Money-Saving Tips for Accommodation in Europe

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September 5, 2020

When you plan a vacation, the biggest decision you make once you’ve decided on a destination usually concerns your accommodation. In a lot of cases, particularly on a trip to Europe, it will take the biggest chunk out of your travel budget and can also make or break your vacation. If you have ever stayed at a 5-star resort that...

Los Cabos: Mexico’s Gem of the Desert

Los Cabos: Mexico’s Gem of the Desert

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September 4, 2020

Growing up in Southern California in the ‘60s, the rumor was that if you wanted to catch a big marlin, it was easier and cheaper to go to Mexico than to take the usual expensive trip to Hawaii. It didn’t take long before word spread like wildfire that the tip of Baja California was the place to go. By the mid ‘70s, Cabo was born...

A World-Class Rail Trip on Ireland’s East Coast

A World-Class Rail Trip on Ireland’s East Coast

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August 31, 2020

The 85-mile journey from Rosslare—a seaport linking Ireland to Britain and mainland Europe—to Bray, just south of Dublin, takes about three hours. That the train is described as an “express” is a delightful irony. But never mind the time involved, the journey itself on a warm cloudless day is a pleasing vision of...