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Celsus library
  |   Turkey   |   No comment

A walk around the capital of Asia Minor

Turkey's most significant archeological site is arguably the city of Ephesus. Conveniently located and in easy reach of the beachside resort of Kusadasi, it is probably the most visited ancient site in the country next to Istanbul. Let me assure you that a visit to Ephesus is full of wonder. It...

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21 February
Temple of Hephaestus in the background
  |   Greece   |   2 Comments

The best kept secret in Athens: the Agora

After our rather disappointing visit of the Acropolis which was overcrowded, overheated and not very accessible, we were on the outlook for another historic experience in Athens. And we found it easily: Just to the foot of the hill that is home to the Acropolis we literally stumbled across the Agora....

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18 January
The Parthenon
  |   Greece   |   1 Comment

Why you should not visit the Acropolis

Do not, and I repeat, do not attempt to visit the Acropolis in Athens ever. Well, at least maybe don’t do it in the height of summer. We found it one of the most underwhelming tourist experiences in Europe. Overrated, overcrowded, and overpriced. When it comes to classical ruins, there are countless...

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16 January