After you have reveled in the beauty of Athens, the energy of the city, and the delights of the Greek kitchen, contemplate following the road less traveled. Of course, the islands can easily snatch your attention with azure seas and slow breezes, but consider heading north. I spent four amazing days exploring the main land. Read more
You will forget everything when you’re there!
Really, have you ever been to Kastoria? Kastoria is one of the most beautiful, elegant cities of Greece, certainly not gaining the amount of publicity it deserves, and maybe it’s for the best!
We’re visiting Kastoria, an Authentic – with a capital “A” – city! Read more
Although you may not see a lot of young Greeks handle kombolois, you will definitely see some older Greeks handle them while sitting in a cafe with their friends killing time. Read more
Picture by Ministry of Culture and Sports
In 437 B.C. the Athenians found a colony in the area of Strymonas river, near Serres, under the name of Amphipolis, in order to control and exploit the goldmines of Pagaion mountain nearby, where they mined valuable gold. Read more
From vibrant graffiti to the Islamic arts of the Ottoman era, Athens’s artistic and cultural heritage is apparent in every step you take.
Modern street art
Street art is encouraged in Athens and the walk from the Metro station of Monastiraki to Kerameikos via Thiseio gives plenty of opportunities to see colourful murals in a variety of settings.