News | Feb 2022
A Hellenist, prolific writer and translator who made Greece his life’s work, Edmund Keeley has passed away at the age of 94.
Born in Damascus to diplomat parents, Edmund Keeley, poet, translator, author, professor and friend of Greece, passed away on February 23, 2022. As a professor of modern Greek literature at Princeton Uni...
Culture | Feb 2022
What: A group exhibition that brings together richly varied works by three generations of international, regional, and local artists. Their works reflect on the poetic power of ruins and fragments—in the city of Athens, a thriving contemporary metropolis charged with the traces of ancient histories.
The exhibition features different forms of inn...
Food & Drink | Feb 2022
A cava dedicated to premium olive oils in the heart of Kolonaki! In a bid to help customers discern different varieties and to help them pair the right kind of olive oil with the right kind of food, Areti Sougari’s Maison d’Olive is a destination on every gourmet’s bucket list.
With a range of 130 award-winning olive oils that...
Culture | Feb 2022
What: One of the most influential Greek figures in cinema and politics, Melina Mercouri's raspy voice and fierce activism fired the imagination of a whole generation of Greeks. She remains as beloved as she was in her lifetime - a retrospective on her life at Technopolis celebrates her multi-faceted personality and bolsters support for one of her p...
What's On | Feb 2022
Still fighting your holiday excesses and post-Covid lethargy? The Athens Half Marathon on March 20 is the perfect opportunity to ease yourself into a training schedule and work your way up to the real deal in November. Plus, free viewing of the city’s most photogenic facades as you stream past!
On routes that will literally ta...
Culture | Dec 2021
What: Almost ten years after Doric, the exhibition that introduced the art of Sean Scully to Greece, the Benaki Museum presents a major retrospective of the eminent artist’s work, entitled Passenger.
The exhibition was first presented at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest. The exhibition includes a total of 103 works, oils, acrylics, wate...
Travel | Dec 2021
From dream festive spreads that celebrate the Christmas spirit to urban getaways to enjoy the city lights, lavish brunches that linger into the afternoon, cocktails with killer Acropolis views and even bespoke pita-cutting parties to ring in 2022, the centrally located Academias Hotel has thought of every little detail to make your h...
Food & Drink | Dec 2021
Why fret over shopping, slave for hours in the kitchen and stress about your festive meal instead of focusing on being with family and friends? Let the specialists at NJV Athens Plaza take care of crafting your perfect festive meal while you make the most of your holiday experience.
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People | Dec 2021
A Hugo and Shirley Jackson Award nominated novelist, short story writer and essayist, Nick Mamatas' latest book The Second Shooter hits the shelves wherever books are sold this month. The dark, tightly-plotted and uproariously funny novel is a deep dive into strange conspiracy theories, social media and social strife in America. The Secon...
What's On | Dec 2021
WHAT: Indulge in some quality festive browsing at the Meet Market’s annual Christmas extravaganza spread across 10 days with 150 stands of creations and innovations from local designers, artists, producers and collectors, plus yuletide festivities, non-stop djs sets and the chance to shop for your loved ones. Alongside the Meet Market, there will a...
City Life | Dec 2021
Ring in the festive season at the NJV Athens Plaza, with all the trimmings, minus the fuss. Whether you prefer to celebrate with a traditional meal on Christmas Eve, December 25, or New Year’s Eve, NJV Athens Plaza has your perfect feast on a platter.
Why not take in the festive lights at Syntagma and celebrate Christmas Eve, ...
Travel | Dec 2021
For a festive season seeped in history and adventure, in a magnificently restored hotel, look no further than Kinsterna restored mansion in Monemvasia. Picture breakfast under centuries-old olive trees, fragrant citrus orchards, horse-back riding through vineyards, gourmet meals crafted from home-grown produce, castles and dungeons waitin...