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Greek Gastronomy, Athens

9 Best Greek Dishes that you must Taste in Athens

Discover exceptional places in the capital that make the most famous Greek dishes with pure and fresh products from Greek producers.

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Greece for Families, Athens

The 7 top open-air cinemas of Athens

If you want to escape the crowded urban landscape for a couple of hours, we have chosen the 7 top open-air cinemas of Athens, that will be the highlight of your trip!

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Athens, Greek Gastronomy

6 + 1: The best wine bars in Athens

For those who love good wine and want to experience new flavors and varieties, combined with soft music and a light, pleasant atmosphere a wine bar is the place for you.

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Athens, Greece for Families

Shopping in Athens: The best Shopping District and Malls

Sophisticated shopping in aristocratic neighborhoods and suburbs but also bustling bazaars in the city center.

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Near Athens, Greece for Families, Athens

The Best Beach Bars in Attica

The entertainment in the beach bars of Attica is through the roof and they have nothing to envy from their Cyclades competitors.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands, Greece for Families, Athens

The 15 ‘Hidden’ Beaches of Attica

We searched, splashed, sunbathed on all the beaches of the prefecture, and to find those that are not flooded with people and that exude an island character.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands, Peloponnese, Greece for Families

Best excursions from Athens - Long Weekends

Pack your bags and don’t let your routine stop you from going on the perfect weekend excursion.

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Near Athens

Nearby getaways: 14 destinations in Attica

Below you will find our 14 suggestions! Therefore, pack your day bag, and enjoy your time in Attica!

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Greek Gastronomy, Athens

10 + 1 Street Food joints in the center of Athens

Athens is constantly spreading and updating this 'Street Food' trend, with increasingly dynamic spots for "food in hand".

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Travel News

Greece is now open, and ready to welcome travelers – safely yet cheerfully!

We have gathered for you all the most recent official information and guidelines from the local authorities to inform your guests on the health protection measures in Greece.

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Greek Gastronomy, Athens

10 places for an enjoyable Brunch in the center of Athens

Brunch has invaded our lives, bringing with it unique flavors and, most importantly, experiences that accompany it as a ritual.

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Athens

10+1 Roof Gardens in Athens with an Acropolis View

Great flavors, cool cocktails, and relaxing music against the backdrop of the amazing view of the Acropolis. Roof gardens steal the show.

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Travel News

TMI Builder is a New Innovative Project to get Excited about

The Insiders are proud to collaborate with Demokritos on a New Innovative Project called TMI Builder. We hope to change the way travel companies work, by making them more efficient, more inspiring, and more appealing to the end-client.

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Greek Gastronomy

History and Evolution of Greek Coffee Culture

The roots of coffee in Greece go very far back in time. Of particular interest are the forms that our favorite drink took in Greece, but also the special habits we developed around it.

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Greek Gastronomy

An Easter in Quarantine yet full of Flavors and Aromas

Customs, with roots that are lost in the depths of time, are revived with intensity every year on Easter. In fact, whichever are associated with our family traditions are the ones that are kept most alive in our memory, even if most of us ignore the symbolism hiding behind them.

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Athens

Five reasons why you should visit Athens’ Ancient Agora

Today, after almost a century of exploration and research, the archaeological site is open year-round, and therefore, we await with pleasure the opportunity to show it to you in detail!

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Travel News

Greece Reopens as of Today!

Greece is opening its borders as of today (April 19th). Let’s dive into the specifics!

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Greek Gastronomy, Athens

Where will you eat the Best "Traditional" Souvlaki in Athens?

There are many souvlaki restaurants. Honestly a lot. In every neighborhood of Athens. But would it be an exaggeration to tell you that few souvlaki places are really worth it? Nevertheless, it is a reality.

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Greek History

Alcibiades, Socrates and the Herms of Athens – a religious scandal and democracy in crisis.

This was certainly one of the most famous sacrilege actions in Classical Athens: an event that remains obscure despite the contemporary literary accounts that survive.

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Greek Gastronomy

The History of Greek Souvlaki: A National Treat

In this article, we will go through the history of Souvlaki. You’ll be surprised to find out that it goes way back to Ancient Greece. Keep reading to find out more!

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Peloponnese

Ancient Corinth – from a Prosperous Greek city to a Cosmopolitan Roman Colony.

Ancient Corinth was one of the richest and most powerful Greek cities from the 7th century BCE onwards, competing Athens, Sparta, and other important city-states.

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Traditional Greek Festivals in Athens

Here is a nice opportunity to get to know places, areas, customs, traditions, and events in August Athens, which invites us to explore it. The festivals are many and are a good solution for an outing, while getting a taste of the village celebration, within the boundaries of the Prefecture of Attica.

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Greek Gastronomy

The Organic Farmers’ Markets of Attica

The need for a better diet is not new. However, many people are reluctant to follow it when buying organic products, as they consider them to be very expensive and will skyrocket the household budget.

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Peloponnese

Mystras: the Byzantine Renaissance

As a general rule, most of our guests have never heard of Mystras before we stop for a visit. Also, as a general rule, they tend to love the place.

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Athens

The Metro of Athens: The History, the Findings, and the Art

The Metro of Athens is a project full of history that is long overdue. The findings that were excavated and put on display along with the contemporary Art embellishing many of the stations make the Metro of Athens unique and full of history.

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Greek History

Theseus: The Athenian National Hero

Today, Theseus is well-known as the young boy who slew the Minotaur in the labyrinth, an overwhelming event that took place somewhere on the island of Crete, at the southernmost part of Greece.

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Greek History

Achilles: some Thoughts on the Greatest Heroes of all

Achilles, the man who stands between the divine and the profane, of excellent bravery and of high morality – the man that humans considered to be a God.

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Peloponnese

The unique case of Tegea museum in the Peloponnese

The astonishing beauty of ancient Classical Art: the unique case of Tegea museum in the Peloponnese. Do we need to tell you about the extraordinary beauty of this ancient statue? We firmly believe that the figures speak for themselves, as spiritual moments and proud reminders of human achievement.

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Greek History

Ancient Board Game at Rhamnous, Athens.

At first, glance, what you see is very simple: some basic shapes, squares, and lines, roughly carved into a slab of stone or, to be more exact, on the surface of a small in size stone-made desk.

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Greek History

Battle of Pylos

The battle of Pylos (425 BC) is highly reflective of the more aggressive strategy undertaken by Athens and its new leader, Cleon in terms of raiding on the coast of Peloponnese during the Peloponnesian War.

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Greek Gastronomy

Patsas: The Greek Tripe Soup

A Greek delicacy, only for the daring and strong-hearted!

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Athens, Peloponnese, Mainland Greece, Greek Islands

Pets Holidays

Thinking about taking your lovely pet on holiday? Might sound like a good and generous initiative that will make for a great idea, but there are quite a few things to take into account before making this decision.

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Greek History

Battle of Castella

Would you ever imagine a fashionable neighborhood in central Piraeus, currently full of narrow streets and picturesque houses being the epicenter of an ancient battle that helped restore the Athenian democracy as we know it?

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Athens

Permanent Exhibition: Man & Tools

In 2008, the Museum of Greek Folk Art created a new annex at 22 Panos Street in Plaka, to house over 300 tools and products of traditional labor, part of a collection of around 1000 objects donated to the Museum by the Society for Ethnographic Studies.

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Athens

Herakleidon Museum

”Eureka”, the Exhibition of the Science, Art and Technology of the Ancient Greeks is divided between two neoclassical buildings located in Thission.

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Athens

The School Life and Education Museum

Located in a historical building of the 19th century and on one of the oldest streets of Europe, the School Life and Education Museum at 23 Tripodon Street in Plaka makes for a delightful stop on your visiting tour.

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Poulopoulos Hat Factory

Looking for a cultural oasis combined with simultaneous time travel to the past in the center of Athens? Look no further than the Melina Mercouri Cultural Center housed in the old Poulopoulos hat factory at No. 66 on Heraklidon Street.

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Athens

The Museum of the City of Athens

The You are standing in Klathmonos square in central Athens, with the clamor and blare of noisy traffic drowning all other sounds and you face the two neoclassical buildings on 5-7 Paparigopoulos Street.

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Athens

The Athens University History Museum

Situated at the foot of Acropolis on 5 Tholou Street, the building that houses the Athens University History Museum has had a long and varied history with origins dating back to before the 18th century.

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Greek History

Ancient Greek Wedding

Imagine it…you are invited to a wedding and the ceremony and festivities last three days and nights! There is plenty of food, drink, song and dance and revelry.  How could you resist?

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Athens

The Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

The Museum of Greek Folk or Popular Musical Instruments on 1-3 Diogenous Street, is housed in the Lassanis Mansion which was built in the 1830’s and is one of Plaka’s oldest surviving buildings. The house is the former residence of the military officer, politician and scholar Georgios Lassanis who played a prominent role in Greece’s War of Independence.

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Greek History

The Myth of Pandora

What would a young woman with a curious mind do when faced with a somewhat bizarre but rather clear message about a box that said "do not open"?

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Athens

The Frissiras Museum

Frissiras Museum is the only museum of contemporary European art in Greece. Its aim is to identify and promote new creations and artistic trends as well as presenting established European and Greek painters. It was founded and endowed by Vlassis Frissiras, an art-collecting lawyer, and opened its doors for the first time on December 2000.

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Athens

Eugenides Foundation Planetarium

How would it be if you could take a trip to the farthest reaches of the cosmos from the comfort of your chair?

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Athens

The Museum of Illusions in Athens

Have you ever visited a museum where you are expected not only to laugh and touch everything you see but are encouraged to do so at every turn? Then look no further than the Museum of Illusions in Athens

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Athens

The Athens Hammams

“..the philosophy of absolute wellness, rejuvenation and escape from daily life.”

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Athens

The Oldest House in Athens- the Venizelos Mansion

The Benizelos Mansion also known as the Arhontiko (wooden mansion) of Agia Filothei is the oldest surviving house of the Ottoman period in Athens

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Athens

TAF / The Art Foundation

TAF / The Art Foundation is an independent, hip cultural center located on a side street (Normanou 5) off Ermou Street in the area of the Monastiraki flea market.

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Athens

The Excavation Site Under the New Acropolis Museum

The remains of streets, houses, bath houses, public latrines and workshops have been painstakingly brought to light.

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Greek Gastronomy

Eating on the Go - The Koulouri

Rushing to work or your guided tour and no time for breakfast? Feel the need to satisfy a midday craving? Not a problem.

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Greek History

The 12 Olympian Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

In the ancient Greek world, twelve gods and goddesses formed the most significant part of an impressive family tree which resided on Mount Olympus.

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Greek History

The Trojan War

April 24: On this day in 1184 BC, Troy, fell according to traditionally accepted historical occurrences. The widely known war was fought due to Prince Paris of Troy kidnapping King Menelaus’ bride, Helen, universally believed to be the most beautiful woman on earth.

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Athens, Near Athens

Beaches near Athens

A trip to Athens is mostly associated with visiting the Acropolis, digging into local culinary flavors and strolling through the picturesque streets of Plaka and Monastiraki; but enjoying the deep blue Greek waters isn’t actually at the top of your bucket list for your Athenian holidays.

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Athens, Greek Gastronomy

The Athens Central Market

Being in business nonstop since 1886, the Public Market Place of Athens known as Varvakeios – named after one of Greece’s national heroes, gentleman pirate Ioannis Varvakis (1745-1825) – extends along both sides of Athinas street and consists of a fish, vegetable and meat market.

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Athens

Kallimarmaro or Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

Interested in climbing marble stairs to get some of the best views of the Acropolis, Lycabettos, and  the city of Athens, while being swept away on a nostalgic athletic adventure? Look no further than the Kallimarmaro Stadium of Athens.

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Athens, Greek Gastronomy

Clean Monday in Athens

One of the most iconic feasts all over Greece is just around the corner! Clean Monday or “Kathari Deytera” in Greek, is the starting point of a 40 day Great Lent period -called Sarakosti- that leads to the Orthodox Easter Sunday.

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Athens

Zappeion Hall

Between the National Gardens and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, lies a great place to wander around in Athens. The Zappeion Exhibition Hall or simply Zappeion has been around for the past 131 years.

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How to get more time in your day in Athens

Athens is a city that is easily accessible by all means of transport, especially when moving around the city center, even when going to or from the Airport or Ports, you will see that it’s simple and pretty straight forward.

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Greek Gastronomy

3 + 1 Greek Sushi Dishes

Fish is one of the main staples of the Greek diet, where fishing, from the small boats or “kaikis” that one sees dotting the horizon early in the morning or with their lanterns lighting up the night, to the big trawlers or “trahandiris,” supplied a steady supply of a variety of fish. 

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Greek Gastronomy

Vegetarians’ Greek Cuisine Paradise

It is well known that meat is high on the list of foods preferred by Greeks. One has to only walk down any Greek street to find ‘souvlaki’ or ‘gyros’,(skewered meat or meat on the pit) sold practically on every other corner. But it was not always like this.

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Greek Gastronomy

The Divine Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt’s appeal is no secret, no matter where you are. Its steady increase in popularity over the years has led it to be in numerous articles about its culinary superpowers and its exploding marketing sales within Greece and worldwide; from gourmet publications to the Wall Street Journal.

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Athens, Greek Islands, Mykonos

LGBT Greece

Although having a rich history in Ancient Greece, homosexuality has had a controversial journey to today.

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Athens

Open air cinemas in Greece

Its Greek name, “therina cinema” or “kalokairina cinema”, which means “summer cinema”, is a major part of Greek culture.

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Near Athens, Mainland Greece

Arachova: Winter Mykonos

If you find yourself in Greece during winter, Arachova should definitely be on your list of places to visit.

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Mainland Greece

Greece’s mainland: Karpenisi

What are the characteristics that make up the ideal winter destination? Imagine merging rivers, impressive waterfalls, verdant valleys dotted with stone-built villages. Now open your eyes and start thinking about a possible visit to Karpenisi, located in the heart of Greece’s mainland.

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Athens

Autumn in Athens

Summer is now gone but the transformation of Athens as a central European hub for fun, openness and innovation remains in full swing in the fall. The weather is still giving a helping hand for walking and the city’s sun guarantees that your photos will not need to be filtered so as to be uploaded in your social media accounts!

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Athens

Koukaki Area

Athens, as a whole, is a culturally rising city after years of recession. But which neighborhoods carry this transformation on their shoulders? Which new districts of the Greek capital have become nurseries?

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

The Cosmopolitan Greek Island which Athenians don’t want you to hear about

Are you sitting on the sofa of your airbnb apartment, wondering how to exploit the limited time before leaving Athens? Well, what if someone told you there's a quick, alternative escape just around the corner? It's an island called Spetses, boasting an unrivaled status in terms of Greek Naval History and maybe one of the most cosmopolitan islands in the country.

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Greek Gastronomy

Greek tavernas: How to order like a local

You’ve booked your late summer vacation to Greece and you still have your mind set on statues, beaches, and sun? Well, maybe you should think again because there might be something that has slipped your attention...

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Greek History

Cycladic Figurines: the most evocative image of Aegean

Cycladic figurines are certainly the most enigmatic, abstract, and evocative objects from Greek prehistory, that also inspired the art pioneers of abstraction and cubism of the early 20th century.

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Peloponnese

The 12 places of Peloponnese you shoud not miss

I cannot say that I am the biggest fan of mainland Greece; I strictly prefer the islands; driving has never featured in the list of my favorite activities, either. But, I love the Peloponnese, the Greek paradise that has seduced me over the years.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

Hiking at Aegina

Unlike the other Aegean islands, with their harsh, forbidding terrain, Aegina is much more hiking-friendly.

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Athens

The Athens Insider’s Heat Wave Survival Guide

So, you want to come to Greece in the summer but you have heard a bunch of stories that revive scenes out of ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ in your mind: you are being baked by the scorching sun, in a barren archeological site, dying of thirst, seeing mirages of oases and ice-cream-offering Karyatides girls, holding iced beer kegs on their heads...

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Athens

Driving in Greece

Well that’s a tough one. We will try to warn you about driving on Greek roads and at the same time not scare you away from the wheel (or handlebars). After all, you will need a car to visit most of the places that are worth seeing.

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Greek Gastronomy

Dolmadakia Recipe

Let’s make Dolmadakia. What do we need? Lots of patience, before everything else, especially if it’s your first time trying it.

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Athens

Athens Vintage Bike City Tours

There are many ways to see Athens. The city with the many faces also has many different, themed tours on offer. But this one is brand new and as stylish as they come.

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Athens

Monastiraki Square & Monastiraki Area

There aren’t many places which showcase so perfectly the multi-layered mix of cultures which we call Greek civilization, like Monastiraki square. It is situated north of Plaka, the traditional neighborhood under the Acropolis, and right next to the busy junction of two central streets, Ermou and Athinas.

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Greek History

Aegina Aphaia: Building the finest Archaic Greek Temple

The stone blocks of Aphaias may seem rather unattractive, even rather uninteresting, at first glance. In fact, they are of great importance and reveal some of the major aspects of the process of building the ancient Greek temples.

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

Aegina; Athens’ laid-back little secret

Of all the little islands in the Saronic gulf, this one is kept off the tourist map as an Athenian’s little secret; a small island just 35 kilometers from Piraeus, covered easily with a 40-minute Flying Dolphin (hydrofoil) ride or a 75-minute trip with a ferry.

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Greek Gastronomy

Gemista Recipe

So, let’s make “gemista”!

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Near Athens, Greek Islands

Hydra Island

It is under the sun, a little less than 70 kilometers south of Athens, like a rock thrown in the middle of the Argosaronic Gulf; popular among the Athenians for the perfect romantic getaway or a quiet and relaxing weekend in a soothing place of such beauty.

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Athens

Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre: (not) just another Day by the Seaside

Got a sunny day in Athens, but you are already fed-up with “ancient” stuff? We got you covered with a modern, state-of-the-art architectural jewel built on top of a park.

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Athens, Peloponnese

Athens & Epidaurus Festival

If you enjoy performing arts, and especially theater, this is an opportunity like no other. Visiting Athens and central Greece offers the unique opportunity to experience a theatrical performance at the birthplace of this art-form.

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Mainland Greece

Reaching for Heavens at Meteora

One could say that their name itself betrays the attraction. “Meteora” means “things suspended in mid-air”. But nothing can prepare you for what you are about to experience after a four-hour drive north from Athens.

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Greece for Families, Athens

The top 9 things to do in Athens with kids

Athens with kids & no nagging? Totally doable!

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Athens neighborhoods, off the beaten track

Three must-see places in walking distance from Acropolis and the city’s center.

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Athens

Athens with a View: Up to Lycabettus Hill

It stands in the middle of the city, bearing the same name since the age of Pericles. Lycabettus – in Greek “Lykavitos” –  means “the path of the wolves” or "where the wolves go", indicating it was populated by wild beasts in the distant past.

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A city break in Athens

So you threw your dart on the map and it hit Greece, but you only have a weekend to spend in Athens?

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Athens

The best museums of Athens

You can come to Athens and not spend a single hour indoors. But these are the top 5 reasons you should not

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Greek Gastronomy

Greek and coffee; A love story

It is said, and perhaps not unfairly, that the Greeks have a serious case of icy coffee addiction. As a non-Greek friend remarked on his first visit to Athens, "everyone always seems to have a glass or plastic cup, a straw and brown and sparkling liquid!"

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Athens

Pikionis’ Athens

It was transformed to the landscape you can currently see by one of the most ingenious and influential Greek architects, Dimitrios Pikionis (1887-1968), between 1954 and 1958.

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Greek Gastronomy

How to drink coffee like a Greek

Warning Note: Always specify the level of sweetness you prefer; “Sweet” or “Glikos”, as it is pronounced, means (usually) 2 teaspoons of coffee and 4 teaspoons of sugar.

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Crete, Mainland Greece, Athens

Destinations for winter vacations in Greece

A magical territory with suiting, pagan-sounding place-names. Like the “Gamila” (camel) mountain, which guards this cluster of small villages made of stone, called “Zagoria”, so picturesque that they seem to belong to a fairy-tale. Or the mesmerizing color of “Voidomatis” (the Oxeye), the clearest river in Europe where you can dive and go rafting, floating through places beautiful and isolated, which you cannot see in any other way except by paddling.

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Greek Gastronomy

The Greek pie story

Pies or “pites” (plural for “pita”) in Greek is not one, but a complete gigantic category of foods and sweets in both traditional and contemporary Greek cuisine.

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Greek Gastronomy

Greek breakfast

What do Greeks eat for breakfast? Well, it depends mainly on their age and the time of the season. For the over-30-something generation, breakfast is something they usually have to postpone as they are running late for work or school.

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Greek History, Athens

Why and when Athens got its name?

Many years ago, during a Rockwave live concert by the sea, on the south shore of Athens, rock band Garbage came up on stage for their first time in Greece. Their lead singer saluted the crowd and yelled out “Athena… born out of a man’s headache? I love this city!”.

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Athens

Athenian Trilogy: National Library, University of Athens & Academy - Take a walk on the …Neoclassical Side

You are walking through one of the most hectic and intense traffic junctions of the city and suddenly two ancient Greek gods fly over your horizon! Relax; it’s neither the heat of the sun, nor the power of ouzo that hit you.

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Athens, Peloponnese, Mainland Greece

Winter vacations in Greece

A great part of the tourist world thinks of Greece like a theme park. With summer as its main theme, they think that it closes down with the first drops of rain in October, to be opened again just in time for the first heat waves in late May.

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Athens, Greece for Families

“Shadow Theater” in Athens

The “Shadow Theater” or “Karagyoz”, as it is called in the last two countries –Greece and Turkey- where it still survives is an ancient art form and a pretty unique experience for the whole family.

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Greek Gastronomy

What is the Greek Souvlaki

It could be called the «Burrito of the East», «Hot Dog of the Mediterranean» or “Amvrosia to Go”… but we simply call it “Souvlaki”.

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Greek History

5+1 incredible inventions and discoveries of Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was one of the oldest civilizations that set the foundations for the development of the Western civilization. Their findings in the area of astronomy, geography and mathematics, pioneered the age of science. Here is a list of the top 10 inventions and discoveries of ancient Greece that are remarkably used until this very day.

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Greek History

The story of Leonidas and the legendary Battle of the 300 at Thermopylae

Most people who have watched Zack Snyder’s famous 2007 fantasy historical film “300”, might think they know the ancient Greek story of Leonidas and the battle of Thermopylae, but the historic facts are quite different to what was portrayed in the fantasy film.

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Greek Gastronomy

5+1 Spirits to drink in Greece

Spirits in Greece have their own unique character and aroma. Drinking alcoholic beverages has a symposium-like and festive quality abundant at celeberations in Greece, especially on name days, birthdays, holidays, weddings, gatherings, graduations and christenings.

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Greek Gastronomy

The Greek Traditional Recipe of Loukoumades

If you have visited Greece in the past, you must have tasted those little bites of heaven called loukoumades. If not, cancel all your meetings and get on the first plane to Athens!

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Greek Gastronomy

Top Traditional Greek Products for a Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean nutrition in general and Greek cuisine in particular, are globally famous for their nutritional benefits and of course, their taste.

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Athens, Greek Gastronomy

Top 5+1 places for a relaxing coffee in Athens

If you visit Greece, you will see plenty of cafés packed with people laughing, chatting and socializing around the city. For Greeks, drinking coffee is much more than just drinking coffee.

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Greek Gastronomy

5+1 facts you didn’t know about Greek Coffee

If you have ever visited Greece, you must have tried at least once a cup of strong traditional Greek coffee. This kind of coffee is very famous in Greece, not only because of its strong flavor and aroma, but also because of its historical and cultural background.

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Athens

Top 10 places to visit in Athens

Are you visiting Athens for the first time and you don’t want to miss anything important? Here is the list with the top 10 places that you must visit during your stay in the Greek capital, as suggested by our experienced Athens Insiders!

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Greek History

The story of "OHI" day

If you happen to be in Greece on the 28th of October, you might notice Greek flags waving from balconies, closed shops and military parades on the main streets. Now don’t be scared, this is (hopefully) not a coup, it is just the celebration of the national ‘OHI’ day of Greece.

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Greek History

The Top 10 ancient Greek philosophers

When you think of ancient Greece, you might imagine bearded philosophers drinking wine under Acropolis, speaking wise words about politics, science and the universe.

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