Athens

Athens

Turkish Bath in Athens – complete surrender

I'd been offered a free Turkish Bath at Hammam in Thissio, almost near the Acropolis.  You can go onto their website to get an idea of their offers, etc.  Let me give you my...

Athens as a summer stopover

It's summertime again.  Many of you are probably looking at spending some time abroad, especially if you're British and given the unpredictability of British weather. I don't blame you for wanting to go to the...

An evening with the Dora Stratou Dance Company

I had a lovely weekend. On Sunday 26th May I was invited by a friend who was performing in a dance for the Dora Stratou Dance Company. Who are Dora Stratou? The Dora Stratou Dance Theatre...

Street Art – An Alternative Tour of Athens

Today, the Alternative Tours of Athens 'took over' Aischylou Street, a rather degraded street in the heart of Psiri, and added their own colourful touch. Who are the Alternative Tours? Their Facebook page describes them...

The Meet Market & Gazi- Athens

No, that's not a spelling mistake.  Every month, small stall holders and healthy food outlets get together over a weekend to display and sell their wares.  Located somewhere different every month, this month it...

Spa treatments in Aidipsos, Evia and Athens

I took myself off to the Northern Evia spa town of Aidipsos for a two night stay on my birthday in 2012. I wrote about my stay at the Knossos-Spa Hotel and the relaxing spa treatments I...

Rome or Athens?

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