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A Summer Of Discontent?

  • July 31st, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

camping-europe.jpgThe search for holiday enjoyment goes determinedly on, this European Summer, off-set by cloudy days for the global economy.


The approach of August, traditionally peak season, time for the evacuation of towns for relaxation out of town, especially at the beach; saw persistent cloudy weather in Northern parts – dark shadows of thunderstorms providing a reminder of the economic dark clouds hanging over the continent. … Read More »

Australians And The Greeks

  • July 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

archeol-stavros-p-_1.jpgThe well-rod pathway from Australia to all corners of the Hellenic republic has been getting a little less wear-and-tear.

Rachel Riley checks on some Australians in Greece.

Prospective Australian tourists, in their droves, have been questioning whether it is safe, or sound, to visit Greece at this time of trouble in  a recessed economy. … Read More »

Greek Tourism Industry’s Downward Spiral …

  • July 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

img_0658.JPGA recent spike in tourism bookings may be too little too late for the struggling sector, writes Jane Schon. … Read More »

Drugs: Goodbye Dutch Skunk?

  • October 25th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

coffee-shop-dutch.jpgBacking-off on liberal marijuana laws in the Netherlands this month has seen a new ban in the offing, on potent varieties of the drug, known as “skunk”. … Read More »

Holidays And Heritage

  • September 29th, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

parthenon-old.jpgWorld Tourism Day, 27.9.11, may not have been expressly remarked-on around the parks, monuments and beaches, but it passed well in good September sunshine over most of Europe.

The European Union provided a twist on the theme, sponsoring a conference in a former, and celebrated Brussels brewery, on the chances of promoting industrial heritage as a future draw-card. … Read More »

Pamplona: Seems That Without Goring It Could Get Boring …

  • July 11th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

pamplona-bulls-spanish-fiestas1.jpgThe practice of folks taking leave of their senses, and driving animals in the same direction, has seen a fresh run of injuries at Pamplona in Spain. … Read More »

Dutch Smoke Houses Ban

  • June 3rd, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

coffee-shop-dutch.jpgDutch government leaders are going ahead with the proposal to ban tourists from special “coffee shops” – ending a decades-long marijhuana honeymoon. … Read More »

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