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Greek tax investigators raid home of former local UBS bank boss

Greek investigators have raided the home of a former local boss of UBS as part of a widening investigation into suspected tax evasion.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jul 19, 2016

Elounda Mare hotel, Relais & Chateaux, Elounda, Crete, Greece

Hotel: Elounda Mare hotel, Relais & ChateauxRating: 4.5 out of 5Hotel EntranceHotel viewsHotel ViewsHotel rooftopsHotel viewsSoaking in the sunHotel groundsLove this little balconyOn the beachDaddy-Daughter Day on the beachHotel beachElou...
by Citychiclifestyle on Jul 19, 2016

Olympia Greece: Running Naked for the Olive Crown

The first competition held at Olympia, Greece was nothing to do with going for the gold. In fact, it was a chariot race that would determine who would win the hand of a beautiful princess, and inherit her father’s kingdom. King Oionomaos of Elis,...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Jul 18, 2016

Our Worldwide Carpetbaggers - Saudi Arabia, ISIS and Trump

Loyalty. Something that has become archaic now a days. It suffers because of profit, because of corporate thinking...profit of die. It suffers because of confusion for what direction, what level, that it should be aimed toward. Confusion from a lack...
by Murdockinations on Jul 18, 2016

Greece charges Turkish officers fleeing after failed coup on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish officers escorted by Greek police officers leave the courthouse of Alexandroupoli after appearing before a Greek prosecutor, on July 17, 2016. (AFP photo)...

Greece charges Turkish officers fleeing after failed coup

Turkish officers escorted by Greek police officers leave the courthouse of Alexandroupoli after appearing before a Greek prosecutor, on July 17, 2016. (AFP photo)...

The Crete story

The Crete Story So have just come back from a relaxing holiday in Crete. It is a lovely island and great for rustic photography. Here is a short summary of our holiday. Crete viewsEloundaElounda beachViews from Elounda beachRelaxing in t...
by Citychiclifestyle on Jul 15, 2016

A Dream Guesthouse

It has taken me a few days to get back to my blog as we had to travel down to Thessaloniki and then settle into our holiday apartment (I even manage to colour bleed all of Emma’s summer bedding, grrrr!). Anyway, here is a sneak peek of our loca...
by Mama's Haven on Jul 14, 2016

British MPs introduce Bill to return Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

A cross-party group of MPs has launched a fresh bid to return the so-called Elgin Marbles to Greece on the 200th anniversary of the British Government’s decision to buy them — a move that campaigners said could help the UK secure a better deal du...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 13, 2016

Greece to recruit man’s best friend to sniff out tax dodgers

Greece will be recruiting dogs to sniff out potential tax dodgers trying to take cash out of the crisis hit country, where mass bank withdrawals prompted capital controls last year.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jul 13, 2016

Another 23 shipwrecks located off the Greek island of Ikaria

The second expedition of underwater archaeological surveys at Fourni of Ikaria, conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities has been completed. The aim of the survey is to located, record, map and investigate the ancient and medieval shipwrec...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 12, 2016

Kythnos: Priceless archaeological treasures remain in storage

Scores of rare ancient artefacts, such as gold and silver jewellery and pottery have been found in the Vryokastro area on the Aegean island of Kythnos, however everything remains stored in boxes, since there is no archaeological museum on the island.
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 12, 2016

There couldn’t be more fitting a final for such an awful…

...tournament. Euro 2016 ended as it started and then meandered for a month as the only team to beat Iceland lost the final to the team that qualified out of the group stage below Iceland. It was rubbish. Read the rest of this crap at Toxic Web ͛...
by Toxic Web on Jul 11, 2016

Red and white in Mykonos

While browsing through my photo folders the other day, I was inspired once more by the red touches on the white background on the island of Mykonos. There is this belief that everything on the Aegean islands are blue and white (and quite fairly so) b...
by My Paradissi on Jul 8, 2016

Taste of Greece - Top Greek Wines, May 2016

On Sunday, May 15th, I was very pleased to attend the Taste of Greece grand wine tasting held at the Royal Ontario Museum, where nearly 50 of Greece's most popular wineries poured well over 200 wines. I had the pleasure of tasting many delicious wine...

Luxury for Less at the Lindos Sun Hotel

On board a long transfer from Rhodes to Lindos, we eagerly looked out as the shuttle slowed to a halt at various hotels and villas along the coastline. ‘Could that be it?’ we wondered with each pause along the journey. Two hours in w...
by Eppie on Jul 5, 2016

Things you can do for free in Berlin

The German capital was highlighted in recent years by promoting freedom that attracts investors and artists alike. Recently become one of the most interesting European destinations, Berlin offers many activities for tourists extremely cheap or free.
by We care about your travel on Jul 2, 2016

The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs June 2016

The Travel Tester Discovers the Best Travel Tips and Stories from all Around the Internet! Here are our Favourite Reads from this Month You just finished reading The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs June 2016! Consider leaving a comment! Follow me al...
by The Travel Tester on Jul 1, 2016

Index

The Index now features hypertext connections. Simply click on any title below to read it.Though this listing serves, I think, a clear purpose, not every posting falls easily into the categories. One essay might equally be placed under literary theo...
by Poetry on the Loose on Jul 1, 2016

Ancient theatre of Larissa opens to public after 20 centuries

One of the largest and well-preserved theatres of Greek antiquity opened to the public for the first time after 2,000 years last week in the city of Larissa in Thessaly, Greece. Dating back to the early third century BC, the ancient theatre of Lari...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 1, 2016


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