Athens Insider Summer 2020

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Costas Andreou presents Live Ambient

WHAT: For an experience at once immersive, theatrical, musical, and completely unique, see Costas Andreou and his electric bass perform at the Fournos Theatre. The local musician takes his audience on organic and layered voyages through electronic music; and it’s all live. Don’t miss this delicate encounter with multilevel soundscapes and experimen...

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Robert McCabe’s Journey through Time

Nothing captures a Greece before the advent of mass tourism like Robert McCabe’s photographs of the country. McCabe travelled extensively through the Aegean between 1955 and 1957, capturing locals and pristine landscapes with his Rolleiflex. The result is a stunning collection of images depicting a Greece perhaps lost. “When I...

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Art on the Islands

With summer days fleeting and the reality of fall setting in, you only have a few more days to enjoy the beauty and cultural heritage of the Greek islands. Tamsin Paternoster travels to the islands and culls out the last highlights on this summer's arts calendar. From Hydra, Greece’s traditional artisan retreat where art colle...

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Set the Tone

With winter over and summer finally here, it’s time to get out that yoga mat and start trying to look your best for the season. Although it can be easy to slip into a routine of yo-yo dieting, Cordelia Madden-Kanellopoulou suggests setting aside some minutes a week to incorporate these five exercises into your routine. Combined with plent...

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Five Flavourful Greek Souvenirs to Take Home

You’re coming to the end of your Greek sojourn and want to return with edible souvenirs that, with one bite, will bring you back to the Aegean. Or perhaps you live here, but are heading home for holidays, and need some tasty treats to bestow on friends and relatives. Peerless as Greek olives and olive oil are, they use up valuable weight ...

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Athens Refugee Food Festival 2018

Athens Insider, UNHCR and Food Sweet Food organise a week of inspiring culinary encounters as refugee chefs join 6 restaurants in Athens to create meals to remember. Tuesday 19 June Eritrean Cuisine by Seinat Neftalem • Blue Fish, Monastiraki (dinner), Tel. 213.036.4214 Iranian Cuisine by Mahboubeh Tavakoli • Seychelle...

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Athens’ Best LGBT+ Addresses

The gritty glamour and ceaseless drama of Athens makes us a top LGBT+ hotspot. Here are some of Insider’s best recommendations for a memorable outing – so to speak - in the gay-friendly Greek capital. EAT: Cookoovaya, Chatzigianni Mexi 2, Hilton Area, tel: 210.723.5005 | Website Barrio, Evmolpidon 24, Gazi, tel: 210.347....

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