Category Archives: Athens Walking Tours

Greek Wine: A Divine Matter

Wine was and still is significant ingredient accompanying the rich Greek cuisine. The phrase “let’s go for a glass of wine” shows how much the Greeks honor it and how directly it is connected with their daily life. Over a … Continue reading

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The Greek Santa Claus

The Greek Santa Claus is known as “Ayios Vassileios” in Greek. He is like the father of Christmas; also an old man with a white beard, who is wearing a red cape. He is kind, cheerful and smiling and his … Continue reading

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The Greek Feast On Christmas

Greece is tightly connected to people’s mind with summer. However, Greece is an equally welcoming destination for Christmas, not only for the historical places, but also for the culinary experiences this land has to offer! Christmas Day lunch has always … Continue reading

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LEGO Model Of The Acropolis

The Acropolis Museum in Athens richer and more attractive for the junior visitors. The Acropolis Museum has been enriched with a wonderful LEGO model of the Acropolis, donated to the Museum by Michael Turner, Senior Curator at Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia. … Continue reading

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The Parthenon: The Creation Of A Masterpiece

“That which gave most pleasure and ornament to the city of Athens, and the greatest admiration and even astonishment to all strangers, and that which now is Greece’s only evidence that the power she boasts of and her ancient wealth … Continue reading

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Make Your Visit To Athens Good Enough To Eat

It is no surprise to the Greeks that Greece ranked seventh on CNN’s top 10 list of countries that have the best food in the world. CNN wrote: “The secret? Lashings of glistening olive oil. Gift of Gods, olive oil … Continue reading

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The Wines Of Crete – World Class Wines In The Making

The History of Wine in Crete The vine in Crete has been cultivated for over 4000 years. The first wine press was found in the region of Vathipetro and was dated at being 3500 years old! The Minoans were making … Continue reading

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Jewish Heritage in Athens – A Long and Rich History of Greeks and Jews Living Side by Side For over 2000 Years

In the heart of the Ancient Agora of Athens, a mere stone’s throw away from the Acropolis, stood an unusual building believed by some scholars to have been the first synagogue in Greece dating back to the 5th century B.C.E. … Continue reading

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3 Cheers for Summer in Greece

Summer is king in Greece and definitely the best time of year to be here. The sun is radiant, the sea is clear and blue. The watermelon is sweet and juicy and the best you have ever tasted and it … Continue reading

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The Acropolis of Athens Receives the Recognition it Deserves from CNN

What would you do if you had 1.5 million dollars and two whole years of free time on your hands? Take a luxury vacation to visit all 962 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of course. And that is exactly what a … Continue reading

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