John Carr goes into bat for Salamina, that much-maligned, silent achiever of the Saronic, shaped just like a “stranded octopus”.
“So, did you go anywhere interesting over the weekend?”
(A shocked silence.) “Please tell me you are joking.”
That’s the kind of reaction you may well expect after you adm...
The canvasses of Panayiotis Tetsis’ were both poetic and euphoric,
writes Stella Sevastopoulos.
Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Culture Minister Aristeidis Baltas, as well as other prominent political figures, museum directors, artists and intellectuals were among the crowds that paid their last respects to the much-...
Who said Athens isn’t a great city for small people! The capital is packed with plenty of fun-filled family action – for tots to teens - right on its doorstep, writes Amanda Dardanis.
Hello Yellow Brick Road
Kick boredom to the curb for the under 10s at the enchanting Playmobil FunPark in Kifissia where happy...
When Australia Day rolls around every January 26, every self-respecting Aussie in town knows there’s only one party to go to: The Australia Day bash at the Athens Sports Bar, run by Australian brother duo, Daniel and Ed Fisher. The Fisher siblings, brothers also to Hollywood star Isla Fisher, have been in the business of selling fun in A...
Seriously cold weather calls for serious comfort food. Amanda Dardanis visits Greece’s first high temple to pancakes to see how it stacks up.
Pancakes. As a foreigner living in Greece, they used to be one of those things you just had to make your peace with waving goodbye to (along with bagels, English-style muffins and IKEA b...
Approaching the final year of his Athens posting, the British Ambassador to Greece, Mr. John Kittmer, grants Insider’s Amanda Dardanis an exclusive audience.
It’s a preternaturally fine Autumn day. The British Ambassador for Greece, John Kittmer, poses in the garden courtyard of the Residence, which once housed Eleftherios Ven...
The global one-man phenomenon Socrates Now returns to Athens shortly. Amanda Dardanis meets its Emmy Award-winning star, Yannis Simonides, and talks Justice, Donald Trump - and what it means to be “Hopelessly Greek”.
What is Socrates now?
Take a seat in the court of ancient Athens as Socrates goes on trial for his life in histo...
Arianna Huffington might be the media power-house, but her twitter account describes her as a mother, sister, sleep evangelist and flat shoe advocate. Add digital-detox campaigner, motivational public-speaker and woman you’d most like to emulate to the list. In conversation with Sudha Nair-Iliades.
What are your ...
Glyfada sets the pulse of southern Athens. Its coastal location gives it a feel of the French Riviera – or Miami, with endless selections for shopping, clubbing, eating and drinking On Zissimopoulou, competition is so hot that café owners compete to entice famous personalities so that the rest will follow.Lifelong Glyfada resident Anastas...