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February 17, 2020
You’ve definitely heard of it and if you’ve been to Athens then you will have been there many times. Do you know its’ history though? When you are in Monastiraki, you are literally at the centre of the history of Athens. Whichever way you turn, you will find ancient monuments and historic ruins and an atmosphere that takes you back in time. The name Monastiraki is from the period of the Hellenic Revolution. It takes its name from the Monastery of Pantanassas, a small women only monastery...
February 6, 2020
You may have heard that making a freshly roasted Greek coffee is an art form? The perfect result, with a rich foam. It takes time and devotion…..because as we all know, to make it just right needs patience… A cup of coffee is a special daily routine for most of us! Coffee lovers can’t start their day without one. Famous for the particular way in which it is prepared and served, Greek coffee encourages free flowing conversation and some would say that a cup should accompany every piece...
January 15, 2020
The month for romantics is approaching, with Valentine’s Day being one of the most important celebrations for lovers across the Western World. Many of us may frown on the commercialisation of St. Valentine, but we all fall into the ‘trap’ of buying gifts, dedicating songs and finding ways to show we care to our loved one. If you’re thinking about doing something different this year, to make this special day unforgettable, then book a trip to Athens now! Whether or not you believe in...
December 16, 2019
We promised this on our previous blog, and we always keep our promises! 😉 31 days, 76 different places across the city, 60 bands, 50 concerts and pop-up events, 60 things to do for all the family, 3 open-air showings, 1 pop-up museum, 1 illuminated walkway, outstanding projection mappings and too many surprises to count! From 7th December and for a whole month, Athens Municipality invites us to celebrate Christmas in glittering Athens, with an amazing programme of events. Athens has been...
October 29, 2019
Just 32 days and counting until the most magical day of the year!Want to experience something different this Christmas? Fed up of the same old? Athens is the perfect Christmas destination, it wears its festive look for 36 days and hosts over 230 events organised by Athens municipality, bringing colour and music for every age and taste.Art and music are brought to life in the streets and squares of Athens with free concerts, exhibitions, dance, poetry recitals and much more, to be...
October 15, 2019
Athens is the historical capital of Europe, having been inhabited permanently since the Neolithic era!The foundations of political thought, theatre, the arts, philosophy, science, architecture and so much more have been born or shaped here, in the home of democracy. As the hub for Western culture, even the language has touched so many others, influencing through words and concepts such as music, gastronomy, mathematics, aromatics, architecture and so much more.A visit to Athens today is an...