Category Archives: Athens

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Brunching in Athens

Once a trend now a beloved tradition, brunch has been around for several years now; however it wasn’t until recently that the Greeks embraced the habit of brunching. And it was an enthusiastic embrace, as nowadays Athens in particular exhibits a wide variety of brunching places that have mastered the art of eating lunch for breakfast. [...]

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Award winning hostels in Greece

If you are planning on visiting Greece but want to keep that budget low, then worry not; Greece has a wide selection of renowned, award-winning hostel in many different locations to choose from, so that you can have your cake and eat it too. How about a low-cost, high-fun backpacking tour?   #Far Out Beach [...]

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5 hot spots for food in Athens

Hungry while discovering Athens? This will certainly not be a problem, as Greece’s capital is known in the later years for rapidly transforming into a top culinary destination, with numerous gastronomic choices are that are sure to please every palate. The following list features some of the hottest spots all true foodies swear by.   [...]

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National Gardens: Athens’ green secret

In the later years and despite the economic crisis, Athens has evolved from a two-day stop to visit Acropolis and then head to the notorious greek islands to an alternative, highly praised destination in which tourists come to stay for good. Indeed, Athens is a multifaceted city, where ancient monuments and hip bars lay side [...]

Best places for panoramic view of Athens: Philopappos Hill

Creative spaces in Athens

Athens is a vibrant city with many institutes where you participate in interactive art seminars. Whether you are interested in theater, dance, music, or simply a more mind- stimulating art lectures, then your options in this vibrant city are numerous.   Ash in Art First of all, Ash in Art is a versatile creative studio [...]

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Where to go with your loved one in Athens

Greece is known to be one of the most idyllic destinations; however you don’t have to be in Santorini’s caldera watching the sunset to enjoy some quality time with your sweetheart. Besides evolving into one of the top alternative destinations in Europe, Athens is also an ideal place to experience romantic moments with your beloved one [...]

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Top 5 spots for exotic food in Athens

Athens is the city of light and museums and of course, the famous “souvlaki”. However, for all those who prefer a taste of exotic food and a touch of curry on their palate, Athens has certainly something to offer. If you feel hungry but do not want to spend too much time and money in a [...]

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Anafiotika: Discovering the hidden corners of Plaka

If you are wondering through the center of Athens and want to experience the atmosphere of another era, a must-see destination would definitely be the area of Anafiotika, located below the shade of the Acropolis hill. Just a five-minute walk from the station of Monastiraki, this small neighbourhood seems to have emerged from the backstreets [...]

How to spend a long weekend in Athens

How to spend a long weekend in Athens: tips and ideas

After few years of decrease in the number of incoming visitors, Athens has regained its position in the map of top Greek destinations over the last two or three years. The good news is that, apart from a short stop before their island hopping trips in summer for most visitors, Athens is now becoming a [...]

Best places with panoramic view of Athens: the Acropolis Hill

Our 4 best places with panoramic view of Athens

Although the modern city of Athens is constructed in a peninsula, there are many hills and low mountains around the city to get a great view, day or night. Here are our best places with panoramic view of Athens that you can easily access by foot or vehicle. # The Acropolis Hill Apart from the [...]