Kolonaki Athens: A Local’s Guide to Athens’ Most Exclusive District

Kolonaki Athens is the most exclusive area in the Greek capital. Here, Grand neoclassical houses and elegant boutique stores run along the district’s tree-lined streets. This upscale district sits at the base of Mount Lycabettus. It is just a stone’s throw away from the central districts of Syntagma, Monastiraki square, and Vasilissis Sofias Avenue. Kolonaki … Read more

Christmas in Athens 2021: A Local’s Guide to Enjoying the Festive Season

Christmas in Athens is not the most typical time to visit the Greek capital. However, it is also, one of the most magical. Without meaning to paraphrase Andy Williams, Christmas in Athens is in fact…the most wonderful time of the year! The city streets feel almost magical as they are illuminated with thousands of twinkling … Read more

22 Excellent Day Trips from Athens: 2022 Guide

Wonderful day trips from Athens are plentiful and varied. If you use the Greek capital as a base, you can easily explore much of Southern Greece.  Attika and its surroundings offer something for every type of traveller. The sun-bleached ruins of ancient archaeological sites, scenic hiking trails, and idyllic islands all sit just a few … Read more