People | Jun 2018
Konstantinos Kakanias is back with Mrs. Tependris, his eccentric protagonist in a provocative socio-political exhibition, That's Mine Bitch, Don't Touch Her. Back Off! at the Rebecca Camhi Gallery and at The Kalfayan Gallery. In an interview with Athens Insider in 2012, Kakanias confessed how ‘growing up as a gay boy in Greece, in the ‘60...
What's On | May 2018
WHAT: Rebecca Camhi Gallery will honor contemporary artist Konstantin Kakanias with his sixth solo exhibition.
Konstantin Kakanias’ illustrations have appeared in publications such as The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and galleries across Europe and the United States have showcased his work. Rebecca Camhi Gallery will host the next s...
Culture | May 2018
Mastering the complex glossary of the coffee-ordering ritual can be daunting. But fear not, Insider deciphers the Greek coffee code to make your summer a caffeine-filled one.
When ordering traditional Greek coffee, the four magic words you need to master are: sketos, if you'd like it without sugar, metrios, with a teaspoon of sugar, ...
Food & Drink | Mar 2018
Greece’s liqueurs are like postcards, boasting of regional distinctions and an intoxicating array of raw ingredients.
Beautiful, old-fashioned bottles, traditional recipes from village and city homes, unique tastes. These are the characteristics of Greece’s unusual liqueurs. They are products that have stood the test of time, ...
What's On | Feb 2018
WHAT: Acquaint your palate with the outstanding wines that hail from the vineyards of the Peloponnese as one of Greece’s most popular annual wine festivals reboots at a new inner-city venue. The Peloponnese Wine Festival, staged by members of the Association of Wine Producers of the Vineyards of Peloponnese, introduces premium wines from the latest...
Travel | Nov 2017
As a general rule, many Athenians prefer to holiday on Greek islands that are convenient to get to – but far away from “the masses”. Amanda Dardanis lists her favourite Athenian Boltholes – all within 3 hours of the capital. (Just don’t tell too many others!)
There’s been a quiet buzz building about the island of Serifo...
Insider Stories | Oct 2017
The Road to Self-Improvement is Paved with Good Excuses! This was just one of the many Life Lessons Insider’s Amanda Dardanis learned during last weekend's 3km Spetses Swim event at the Spetses mini Marathon.
That wise old soul Eleanor Roosevelt famously preached about the psychological benefits of doing one thing each day tha...
Culture | Sep 2017
Greeks will find just about any excuse to throw a party. Especially in the fertile harvest months of Autumn when Nature’s bounty overflows and – life-affirming celebrations abound to honour the traditional delicacies that have shaped the local character and flavours of villages, towns and islands all over Greece. Experience the wonderful...
People | Dec 2014
Arianna Huffington might be the media power-house, but her twitter account describes her as a mother, sister, sleep evangelist and flat shoe advocate. Add digital-detox campaigner, motivational public-speaker and woman you’d most like to emulate to the list. In conversation with Sudha Nair-Iliades.
What are your ...