May 14, 2022 • 21M

Athens Confidential: Never stay in an "eclectic" vacation rental — and we have a special guest!

In this episode: The worst rental ever, notes on Greek tourism, and our stay in a new (old) hotel. Recorded 5/13/22 in Athens

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Christopher Elliott
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This week's podcast originates in Athens, Greece. 🇬🇷 We checked into the worst vacation rental ever after we arrived here. But fortunately, a friend saved us from a month of misery. It's quite a story. We're also joined by a very special guest.

In this episode, we'll tell you how to avoid a bad vacation rental and we'll read your comments. Scroll up for the link to the latest Elliott Confidential podcast. 

Here are a few photos from this week's adventures:

This is the exterior of our first apartment. Seriously, if we’d seen this in the property description, we would have never booked it. Fortunately, the owner offered us a full refund.

The boys wait to check in at the Lighthouse hotel. It’s a funky new property on the site of an old theater. Cool seats.

Spoiler alert …

We were joined by my brother, Dustin Elliott, whose art you see in this newsletter every Sunday. You can hear Dustin’s comments on this week’s broadcast.

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