Greece : Paros Travel Guide

June 13, 2018 2:00 am

The second island in our Cycladic island hopping tour in Greece was beautiful Paros. If you haven’t already check out my my . Paros was a good halfway point between Mykonos and Santorini, so it fit perfectly in our itinerary. Both Paros and Naxos are great islands as a halfway point...

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June 6, 2018 9:39 pm

Athens, Greece – Flags and banners fluttered above a steady stream of protesters, who chanted anti-austerity slogans as they marched through the streets of the Greek capital. On Wednesday, thousands of Greek workers, union members, migrant labourers, students, pensioners and unemployed people flooded Athen’s city centre to hold a general strike against the government’s ongoing austerity...

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Greek Islands – Island Hopping Vacation in Greece

June 2, 2018 10:21 am

A trip to Greece is an incredible opportunity to choose your own adventure—but picking where to go can be overwhelming. Here’s how to plan a vacation to these scenic Greek isles. First-timers often describe their trip to “the Greek Islands,” as if they were one monolithic entity, easily popped into...

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Brazil close to standstill as truckers press on with strike

May 29, 2018 8:42 am

BRASILIA: Brazil appeared on the verge of a standstill on the fourth day of a nationwide truckers’ strike on Thursday (May 24) as road blockades caused severe shortages of fuel and food, despite a move by the state-owned oil company to defuse the crisis. Airports and gas stations were running...

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Union votes to end ULA strike

May 29, 2018 2:00 am

ARCADIA, Calif. — Striking United Launch Alliance employees will return to work after voting May 19 to accept a revised contract, ending a two-week strike. Nearly 600 members of the Machinists Union, who had been on strike after rejecting ULA’s initial contract offer May 6, voted May 19 to accept...

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Which airport has the worst punctuality for departing flights?

May 26, 2018 9:57 pm

ITV Report 21 May 2018 at 12:03am Which airport has the worst punctuality for departing flights? London Luton Airport scored the worst punctuality figures in 2017 (Steve Parsons/PA) Photo: PA Wire/PA Images The worst UK airports for flight punctuality have been revealed, with the longest delays at London Luton. Departures...

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GREECE: Bus services to be disrupted on May 30, 31

May 26, 2018 5:57 am

Bus services in Athens will be disrupted on Wednesday, May 30, followed by an all-day work stoppage on May 31 as workers announced on Wednesday they will join the 24-hour strike called by the public sector union, ADEDY, and the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE).

German police stop ‘truant’ families at airport

May 25, 2018 12:57 pm

Image copyrightAFPImage caption German police are on the look-out for parents defying school rules Police carrying out checks at an airport in southern Germany discovered several school-aged children travelling ahead of the holidays. Ten reports against parents have now been sent to education officials in Bavaria, German media report. It...

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