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Can I travel to Greece in 2021?

You postponed your trip to Greece in 2020 and now you are ready to think about traveling again. Actually, you are ready to start planning again, since we have all…

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The Greek Salad

Really, what could be more simple? A couple of ripe tomatoes, sweet and juicy. A few fresh slices of cucumber. A few slivers of onion, for just a little kick.…

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Oinothyra, Understated & off the beaten path

One of our favorite places to go when we’re seeking out a bit of creativity on our plates, without the “show” that usually goes along with those kinds of places.…

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How to dine like a Greek

You’ve found a restaurant that looks good to you. There are lots of people so you know the food is fresh. You survey the restaurant and locate an empty table.…

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Underground Art and Archaeology

Have you found yourself in Athens on a holiday, and the sites are closed? Or perhaps it’s a rare rainy day and you’d like to find a way to stay…

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Sometimes it rains in Athens … but that’s ok!

Greece, land of sunshine, true. But every once in awhile there are a few days of rain. It can happen anytime. I’ve seen 3 days of rain in June, I’ve…

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Three days in Thisseio

Although I’m a Pagrati girl to the core, every once in awhile I get a chance to go on vacation in Athens, heading across the historical center, and landing at…

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Athens Best Kept Secret IMHO

The Athens “First Cemetery” (Protonekrotafio) is one of Athens’ best kept secrets. Don’t confuse it with the Ancient Cemetery at Keramikos, which incidentally was also one of Athens best kept…

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Options for August Full Moon at the Acropolis

Full Moon Eclipse over Parthenon, originally uploaded by greek58. UPDATE FOR 2011 – Lots of sites will be open on August 13, just not the Acropolis! See the latest post…

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Ten things to do in Athens with children that don’t involve old rocks

Traveling with children should be a fun experience, but all too often parents forget that kids don’t always like the same things we like, or that they don’t always move…

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