Jun 4, 2022 • 21M

Tourist Season Confidential: How to handle the crowds this summer

In this episode: More questions (and secrets) from Athens. Recorded 6/2/22 in Athens

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This week's podcast comes to you from Athens, Greece, where tourist season has officially started. Oh boy, has it ever! We'll tell you how to avoid the crowds this summer, and we ask: What's the most crowded tourism experience you've ever had?  

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

Here's Dustin checking out the Mediterranean near Athens. He eventually went into the water, but it didn't last long. He'll explain why in the podcast.

Athens is crowded — and not everyone is happy about it. We'll tell you how we avoided the throngs of tourists and how you can, too.

There are places you can escape to even on a 90-plus degree day in Athens. We met some friends for lunch at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. Behind Iden is the Acropolis. No crowds up here!

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What's the most crowded tourism experience you've ever had? We'd love to hear about your experience. We'll read your comments in our next episode! 

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