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view of Monastiraki and the Acropolis from the A for Athens hotel

Why I didn’t book an Acropolis view room in Athens

Hi Frugalistas!  When I went to Athens last year I chose a hotel with fabulous views of the Acropolis.  It was also reasonably priced.  Even though an Acropolis view room was available, and was within budget, I elected not to book an Acropolis view room.  What, I hear you say?  No, I didn’t book a […]

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Ruins at the Acropolis in Athens

The do’s and don’ts of visiting Greek archaeological sites

Hi Frugalistas!  Greeks are proud of their history and culture.  As the cradle of democracy, philosophy, medicine and so many other cultural norms and institutions they are indeed right to do so.  Many visitors to Greece and to Athens in particular, visit to understand, experience and enjoy that history.  There are some rules for the unwary […]

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