Christmas in Athens 2020: A Local’s Guide to Enjoying the Festive Season

Christmas in Athens is, without meaning to paraphrase Andy Williams – the most wonderful time of the year! The city streets feel almost magical as they are illuminated with thousands of twinkling lights, locals greet each other with cries of “xronia polla”, and the smell of warm homemade melomakarona cookies wafts through narrow Athenian alleyways.  … Read more

Vouliagmeni Greece: Your Guide to the Exclusive Athenian Riviera

Vouliagmeni is an upscale coastal town that sits just 20km south of central Athens. This is one of the most exclusive areas in Greece: Welcome to the Hellenic Hamptons!  This pine-covered peninsula is an area of pristine natural beauty. Vouliagmeni is characterised by lush, dense pine forests, rugged coastlines, dramatic cliffs, and idyllic beaches that … Read more

Athens Nightlife: The Best Bars in Athens According to a Local

Exploring the Athens nightlife scene and discovering the best bars in Athens is just as deserved of being a part of your Athens itinerary as visiting the city’s archaeological sites and ruins. Not to mention, experiencing Athens by night allows you to experience another side of the Greek capital, away from the history and archeological … Read more

Greece Packing List: What to Wear in Greece & What to Pack for Your Mediterranean Adventure

Establishing what to have, and what not to have in your Greece packing list can be overwhelming. I mean… Let’s be honest with ourselves – packing is a nightmare wherever we decide to travel and most of us find ourselves not knowing how best to dress for the local climates, packing items and then unpacking … Read more