Steam Heat: Where to Take off Your Clothes and Get Roasted Like a Gyro in Athens

Here’s a little secret the tourism establishment won’t tell you: the Mediterranean is sort of awful in winter. From Tel Aviv to Ibiza from November to March, there are sunny spells to be sure, but also many days of storms … Continue reading Steam Heat: Where to Take off Your Clothes and Get Roasted Like a Gyro in Athens

On the cultural imperialism of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (the $how, that is)

In case you needed a little refresher course in what American cultural imperialism looks like, all you gotta do is take a peek at the first episode of “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club”, which has now aired on a network that … Continue reading On the cultural imperialism of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (the $how, that is)

#Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

What? That’s right: Santorini’s infamously sardine-can sized little airport is set to triple in size, from the current 4,500 square meters to 15,600 square meters. So says Giorgos Vilos, the commercial and corporate development director at Fraport, the (oddly, really) German-led entity that operates 14 airports around Greece. Not reported is that the tiny island — just 30 square miles, or slightly larger than Manhattan … Continue reading #Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

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Our Favourite Boutique Hotel in Athens, 18 Micon St., Just Got Hipper (read on…)

18 Micon Str, the essential boutique hotel in Athens, has emerged a year after its opening as the hands-down favorite for plugged-in visitors to the Greek capital and as the first (and to date only) hotel in Athens to become … Continue reading Our Favourite Boutique Hotel in Athens, 18 Micon St., Just Got Hipper (read on…)

Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.

Editor’s note: this overdue rant putting little Lindsay in her place, wherever that is, was originally meant for television, but the Internet lasts longer, and requires less make-up. Forget about the rumors of cocaine and drugs or the fact that that … Continue reading Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.