Greece

Greek Real Estate Agents – Not Like Your N. American Agents

I wrote last October about my experiences with a Greek real estate agent in Artemida (Loutsa) and now as of May 2021, have experiences with a total of four different real estate agencies in Greece. Let me tell you that it’s been a very frustrating experience, to say the least. In my first post on …

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Big Shout Out to Federal Express!

Over the years, I’ve not been happy with various postal and courier services, including Canada Post, Purolator, and others – and these days, the Greek ELTA has proven they need a huge overhaul both in customer service and mail/package delivery efficiency. But today, I’m not writing to complain. I want to provide a great review …

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Marijuana Growing In Athens Flower Pots

Deputy Mayor & Athens City Workers Thanked For Cannabis Growing Efforts In a humorous story that’s been in the Greek news, Athens Deputy Mayor Eugenios Kollatos has been thanked for ensuring marijuana plants were watered each night so that they could grow and contribute to the beautification of Panepistimiou Avenue. I had heard about the …

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Ancient Delphi – Spectacular Scenery & History

I can remember in public school, in Grade 4, our school teacher Mr. Sandham telling us a little about ancient Greek history and mythology. One of the things I remember is how he taught us about Delphi and the “oracle” that would give fortunes and advice to those who visited. I don’t recall all the …

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Marble Beach To Chrysi Ammoudia – A Road Less Traveled

While staying on the main roads will guarantee visitors to Greece will enjoy awesome sights and beautiful scenery, getting off the main roads can offer a little adventure mixed in. If you’re driving a Mazda 3 instead of a 4×4, it could be adventure you’re not really excited about. Thankfully, our little Mazda, with some …

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