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Athens

Athens

Travel Bloggers unite – in Greece!

Sunday 25th January 2015 is an important day in Greece with the elections, but for me, Sunday 18th January 2015 was the most important.  Why?  Because it was the first Travel Bloggers Greece meeting,...

Athens Segway Tour

I'd seen them dotting around the place - you know, those two wheeler 'thingies’ with people wizzing around the place, knocking over unsuspecting pedestrians (OK, not quite, but you know what I mean). But what,...

St. Thomas – B&B near Athens Airport

A B&B, in Athens? I didn't really know what to expect when  I was offered the opportunity to stay with Janet Wilkinson and family in their B&B in Peania, located about a 10 minute drive...

Garage sales come to Greece

The concept of garage / yard sales is a novelty in Greece.  So when four Greek friends joined forces to introduce "Prathinai" (to be sold) - I was intrigued. Here you can read more about...

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...

“What I Heard About the World” in Athens

What a great way to round of the first month of 2014!  I headed off to a very artsy venue in Athens called BIOS.  It's a great venue as it has various different rooms...

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...

Art, coffee and live music – all under one roof

Not only famous for the Acropolis and men in skirts, Athens is also known for being a cultured city.  You'll all know, from past posts, how Greece & the Greeks are famed for whiling...

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...

Wanderings around Athens

In a city as beautiful as this, when I'm not sitting down whiling the hours away drinking coffee or hot chocolate with friends, I love to just wander the streets of Athens. There are many interesting...

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...

101 years of the Greek periptero/kiosk

Do you remember my post about the little old man who played his clarinet in his periptero in my neighbourhood?  Have a read of it, it's a lovely story. Well, apparently this year marks the...

Athens Fish Spa

I'm a very lucky girl!  A couple of months ago, I featured this blog post, about what to love about Greece for Xpat Athens, an Athens based website especially designed for expatriates living here, and my...

V is for Vintage Athens

Since I started the Blogging A-Z Challenge in April 2012, this was one post I’d been dying to write since I came across this delightful find. I’ve been reliably told that Athens has a great...

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge: “A” is for “Athens”

So!  This is the first of my posts for the 2012 A-Z Blogging Challengefor the month of April.  For those regular followers of my blog, you’ll know that I write about my time in...

Rome or Athens?

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