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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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Athens, Modern Greek History

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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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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Athens, Modern Greek History

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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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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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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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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