Shopping in the USA

My first trip to the USA was to New York, Manhattan, about 15 years ago, when I was accompanying my boyfriend on a short business trip (paying my own plane ticket may I add). I was so busy being excited to see the Big Apple, I couldn’t even think of planning any tourist activity. And honestly all I cared about was to see the Statue of Liberty and to experience the legendary shopping in the USA. That is to shop until I drop. And, as they say, the rest is history. I have been returning to the States almost every year since then, to different places, and every time I make sure that I come back home with an overweight suitcase, […]

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Hotel Review: Fresh hotel, Athens (Greece)

For my second business trip to Athens I wanted to experience the pulse of the city center so I decided to stay somewhere around Monastiraki square. There were quite a few options to choose from within my budget and I decided to go for Fresh hotel after having a quick chat with my friend who works in a local tourist agency. She told me that her customers usually love this hotel and the location is also very convenient. The rooms I booked a double bed room with a small balcony hoping to get some nice view of the streets. When I entered the room I immediately smelled the smoke from cigars, which I believe was coming from the hallway. I […]

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