Category Archives: Around Athens

The 3 Hidden Neighbouring Treasures of Athens: Monastiraki, Thissio, Psirri

Set amidst the historical and commercial centers of Athens, these three neighbouring areas, Monastiraki, Thissio and Psiri, are a hidden treasure, waiting to be discovered by the visitor. A walk through each and every one of them will soon convince … Continue reading

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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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Thissio – the elegant neighbour of Acropolis!

On the north-eastern slopes of the Acropolis, lies the beautiful area of Thissio. Thissio got its name from the frieze on the Temple of Hephaestus, which is located within the beautiful archaeological site of the Ancient Agora. The frieze represents … Continue reading

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10 Things solo travellers must do in Athens

Traveling alone is a luxury for many people so if you have the chance just grab it and enjoy it! Spoil yourself as much as you want and do the things that will offer you more joy without having to … Continue reading

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The chappel of Aghioi Theodori

There are some hidden treasures in Athens, which one has to point out to you, in order to discover them… One of these, is the beautiful small church of Aghioi Theodori, located, in the very heart of Athens, in a … Continue reading

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Discover Athens in the Summer!

Whether on a short City break, or between airports and ports, to visit some of the famous Greek islands, a visitor should never forget the one and only truth about Athens: It has so much to offer! And you will … Continue reading

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The Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Every year, every summer, unique events and performances take place in various Athens’ venues and also in  the wonderful Epidaurus Theatre. Drama, Comedy, Dance, Live concerts, are being performed in some of the most beautiful and atmospheric  ancient theatres, such … Continue reading

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Water: Nature’s Present

Whether on a lovely Athens Walking Tour, or while strolling the main streets of Athens, or by climbing the mountain slope of Delphi, or even during your swim at the beaches of Hydra while on a one day cruise, there … Continue reading

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National Garden of Athens

In a city, rich in history and landmarks like Athens, a garden could not be considered as a main attraction. Yet, a walk through this lovely Oasis of fresh air and cool shades, located in the very heart of Athens … Continue reading

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The Wines Of Attica

To be enjoyed with all 5 senses Today I am going to write about one of my favorite subjects – wine. A master of wine told me that you have to enjoy wine with your five senses and I definitely … Continue reading

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