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Oh what a ride! (Riding the Athens Metro)
The Athens Metro is undoubtedly the most economical and convenient way to get from one place to the other in Athens!
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The Athens & Epidaurus Festival
Every year, every summer, unique events and performances take place during the popular “Athens & Epidaurus Festival” in various Athens’ venues and also in the wonderful Epidaurus Theatre. Drama, Comedy, Dance, Live concerts, are being performed in some of the … Continue reading
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Greek Independence day: March 25, 1821
A great day for all the Greeks all over the world! The 25th of March is a day with multiple significance, celebrated in Greece with grandeur for more than a century:
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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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About… Greek rusks!
There’s only one country in the world, where something so humble, like the traditional hard, double-baked rusk, is considered a delicacy! This country is Greece!
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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 the … Continue reading
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The Delicious Greek Pies – Traditional Cheese Pie Recipe
“Spanakopita” nowadays has become an international dish because all people who visit Greece try it and love it! Of course “spanakopita” is the top of the iceberg because all over Greece there are hundreds of different recipes for pies!
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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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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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