Athens insider 138 / May 2018

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Sonke comes to the Southside

Art aficionados on the southside will be tickled Millennium pink to hear about The Art Dose - a much-needed new artistic venture opening in Glyfada’s Florida Mall next week (March 22). The Art Dose, conceived by Niki Kapopoulou, is half gallery, half art boutique and will specialize in artistic gifts signed by contemporary and...

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3 Top Hikes to do around Athens

Athens may seem like a concrete jungle sometimes. But it's a city framed by hills and mountains. All of them harboring magnificent fauna and flora (there are 140 recorded species of wildflower alone) - plus the odd archeological marvel! There’s simply no better time of year to hit the trail and explore the capital’s rich natural wonders (...

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8 Great Date Nights in Athens

Are you a last-minute Romeo still searching for some romantic inspiration for Valentine’s Day this year? Athens Insider comes up with eight fool-proof Date Nights in the Capital guaranteed to earn you extra credits in the Game of Love this week. 1. Indulge in the Food of Love at Papillon [caption id="attachment_1286" align="ali...

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Nikis Street: A World of Food at your Feet

Can’t decide between Japanese street food, Indian or Brazilian. Or Gourmet Greek, Vegetarian or Bronx Burgers? Nikis Street is a world of food at your feet, discovers Caroline Olsen. A decade ago, Thissio’s Nikis Street was a non-descript hub for tourism offices. Now, it’s one of the capital’s most cosmopolitan and internation...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Plaka!

Newcomer to Athens, Will Feuer, takes a historical tour inside Athens’ oldest and most famous neighbourhood and discovers a quaint enclave with a modern stance. The past century has seen Athens grow exponentially, swelling in population and pushing its borders farther than ever before as new neighbourhoods and suburbs emerge. ...

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6 Great Bookshop Cafes in Athens

Amanda Dardanis joins the slow living movement and retreats from the mad whirl at one of these comfy-cosy and welcoming book nooks where you can easily while away a morning or afternoon, lost in a world of words. Poems & Crimes Art Bar A quaint and chameleon-like literary den that evolves with the hour. Walk into Poems &...

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7 Green Bites around Athens

Vegetarian restaurants and Greeks. They used to be about as popular a pairing as wet weather and weddings. But times they are a-changing, and now this nation of meat lovers is also embracing healthier, more energising diets, (as evidenced by the capital’s growing crop of vegetarian and greened up menus). If you like the sound of feta made...

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