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Alexander Besant
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Athens is once again on the rise. Dealt a black eye during the financial crisis and the ensuing media coverage of the unrest, the country has pulled itself together and its capital has never been m...
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After a few tough years, Greece is resurgent once again.
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My piece for Buzzfeed on why you need to move to Toronto right now. http://bzfd.it/Mh4Zt6   #toronto   #canada   #travel  
Time to make your way to the Great White North.
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33 Reasons why Athens is the next big city to watch http://bzfd.it/1nWmctO via @buzzfeed #travel   #greece  
Athens is once again on the rise. Dealt a black eye during the financial crisis and the ensuing media coverage of the unrest, the country has pulled itself together and its capital has never been m...
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The crowds have thinned, the temperatures have cooled and the prices have dropped: here's where to go
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If you haven't see this yet. Check it out. 40 Reasons to LOVE TORONTO. #canada   #toronto   #tdot  
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Toronto, Canada
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Paris, France - Toronto, Canada - New York, USA - Washington DC, USA - Beirut, Lebanon - Cairo, Egypt - Athens, Greece - Geneva, Switzerland - Wellington, NZ - Berlin, Germany - New Haven, USA - Melbourne, Australia
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World traveler, journalist, francophile, @lebesant on Twitter
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I'm a Breaking News Writer for GlobalPost and a freelance journalist.
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