Southsider Amanda Dardanis heads down Kiprou Street in Glyfada – and finds a jazzy “feel good” precinct that’s a little bit SoHo … a little bit L.A. Luxe!
If there’s one thing you can count on about Glyfada – that shiny happy hub of the Athenian Riviera – it’s that nothing ever stands still for long.
New favourites emerge....
Halandri local Fokia Kitsou opens her address book to Insider readers and reveals a vibrant suburban oasis in the grip of exciting transformation.
Back in the 1970s, the historic suburb of Halandri was little more than a modest village, best-known for its fulsome laiki and a calm demeanor.
Now, this North-Eastern hub, home ...
Your cut-out-and-keep Insider’s guide to getting the most out of the new-look Athens Airport.
My, what a difference a year makes. Did you ever think we’d be singing the praises of the Athens Airport as one of the best shopping and dining experiences in town? Now, with the dramatic overhaul of its passenger facilities, most not...
Insider shares our 3 favourite Athens venues where you can take a delightful journey of musical nostalgia, Greek-style. And with chilly evenings still upon us, now is the perfect time of year to cocoon yourself in one of these cosy dens, sit back, and escape to the soundtrack of the past, while enjoying a classic cocktail or memorable mea...
Nothing says “green shoot” quite so convincingly as the wave of foreign investment currently changing the face of Athens’ luxury hotel landscape. With visitor numbers to the capital continuing to confound all crisis-logic, the appetite for quality inner-city accommodation has soared.Some of the world’s biggest hoteliers have answered the ...
These are exciting times for the Athens hotel landscape. After five painful years of crisis, and the closure of several hotels, appetite for accommodation in the Greek capital is soaring. Especially in the downtown precinct connecting Syntagma Square to Omonia and Athens’ famous archeological sites. Enter a fresh new breed of inner-city b...
And no, we’re not talking about visiting the Acropolis (that’s a given). We’re talking about those priceless, socio-cultural moments that define what being Greek is really all about.
The Long Sunday Lunch
When Greeks go out to lunch en-famille or with parea, it’s the very opposite of a rushed affair. Anything under 4 hours is j...
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...