Athens, we all know, is rich with historical and cultural attractions, making it a choice destination for family trips to Greece. But what about that hardest to please age-group: the teenager? Ethel Dilouambaka scouts out six fun activities in the capital, guaranteed to turn their frowns upside down.
Great Escape Rooms
New resident of the Pangrati neighbourhood, Will Feuer, takes you inside this up-and-coming creative stronghold that’s filled with traditional cafés, creative bars and age-old parks.
Surely all visitors to Athens take the stroll from Syntagma Square to Kalimarmaro Stadium, but few know that just beyond the stadium lies one of ...
Time for Tea? It’s fair to say that the much-loved Anglo-Saxon ritual of afternoon tea has never really been a “thing” here in Greece. Why would it … in a land when lunch is barely served by the time most Brits are already reaching for the kettle to brew up that first afternoon cuppa? But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some truly terrific...
Athens Insider shares 6 beautiful and storied houses of worship in the city centre where you can experience the sacred and solemn spirit of a Greek Easter.
Agios Georgios (Saint George) on Lycabettus
Even if ...
Athens in the Summertime is a city fizzing over with energy and excitement, and what better place to witness that eruption than at one of its world-class music festivals. From stellar venues overlooking the deep blue sea to fantastic free events in trendy Gazi, just take your pick and grab your tickets!
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...
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 (...
Insider takes a tour of some of the city’s finest ‘lungs’ that provide balm to the eye and soul, as well as a great year-round stage for jogging, biking and lazy weekend picnics.
The Stavros Niarchos Park
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
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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...