Category Archives: Usefull Tips

What Can I Take Back Home With Me?

So your vacation in Greece has dwindled down to its’ final hours and you sit in a lovely cafe sipping a delicious ice-cold “Frappe” or at a seaside taverna gulping down your last exquisite morsels of fried calamari while the … Continue reading

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Schinias National Park: the Ancient & Rare Ecosystem of Attica

Spring has definitely arrived in Athens! This past weekend the temperature hasn’t stopped climbing! So what do we Athenians do on a Sunday Spring morning after a long winter? We go to the beach! Athens is surrounded by water so … Continue reading

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Teach Me To Dance

The Universal Spirit of Zorba Although I was just a little girl when I first saw the film it branded my memory and my conception of who I was and where I came from even if I hadn’t realized it at … Continue reading

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Summer is for Greece

Summer is by far the season for Greece because she generously yields the best of what she has to offer. Radiant sunshine and cool crystal clear azure sea. The juiciest and sweetest watermelon you’ve ever tasted and it never tastes … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Beaches of Athens

Athens is not well known abroad for its beaches as it is more famous for its wonderful monuments, attractions and Museums. Athenians though tend to enjoy their nearby clean and easily accessible beaches.

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How to Reach Athens from the International Airport

ATHENS METRO The easiest and quickest way The Athens metro runs twice an hour with the first train departing from the Airport at  6:33 am and the last one at 23:33 pm. The cost is 8 Euro per person one … Continue reading

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How to Reach Athens From Piraeus Port

The port of Piraeus is located 7 miles (11 Kms) from the Athens city center. It is the chief port in Greece, the largest passenger port in Europe and the third largest in the world, servicing about 20 million passengers annually. … Continue reading

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Athens – This is Home

No matter how difficult the financial situation becomes or how many noxious insults are flung, my city of Athens will survive. As a Greek-American living in Athens for the last 20 or so years I feel compelled to defend this … Continue reading

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The Acropolis Museum of Athens

Many people call it the New Acropolis Museum to differentiate it from the old one but it is the only Acropolis Museum and there is no old museum anymore. The previous Acropolis Museum was located on top of the Acropolis … Continue reading

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Entrance tips to the Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens has two entrances which you may use to enter the site; The main Acropolis entrance which is in the west The side Acropolis entrance which is in the South East. Ascending to the Acropolis from both entrances involves … Continue reading

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