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February 2008

Children’s Apokries Costume Parties in March

Sunday March 2, 2008 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Zappeio – Children’s Carnival Sunday of Carnival is dedicated to children with a big costume party at the Zappeio. A huge…

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Carnivale in Athens, Apokries Festivals and Free Music – March 2008

Visiting Athens the first two weeks of March? Check out the schedule below for the Carnivale happenings throughout the city of Athens! Saturday, March 1 – 11:30 AM – 1:00…

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Go Fly a Kite! On Monday March 10 in Athens

Monday March 10 is Clean Monday (Kathara Deftera) Bring your kite to Philopappou Hill and join in the fun and children of all ages continue the Greek tradition of kite…

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Hellenic Festival Schedule 2008 (including the Athens Festival)

The organizers of the Hellenic Festival, which includes the Athens Festival, a program of live music and theater in Athens and in several outdoor venues throughout Greece has announced that…

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Eating local in an Athens winter

If you’ve ever been to a Greek restaurant outside of Greece, you are certainly familiar with the ubiquitous “Greek Village Salad”, aka “Village Salad”. The ingredients never vary, whether you…

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How to find your way beyond the Acropolis and off the beaten path in Athens

This blog is about exploring true Athens and real Greece. Oftentimes we’ll visit places that may in fact be located within the most commonly touristed areas, but they don’t appear…

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The Hellenic Cosmos – The Foundation for the Hellenic World

The Hellenic Cosmos – The Foundation for the Hellenic World 254 Pireos Street Tavros, Greece 212-254-0000

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Peloponeses journey

Just two hours by car from Athens is a world full of history, nature, mountain ranges that hide villages where life moves at a different pace, beaches only locals know…

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Zeidoron – Food is life’s gift at this Psirri eatery

10 Taki and Agion Anargiron 210 321-5368 We stumbled upon Zeidoron one sunny autumn afternoon while exploring Psirri when Carole’s parents were visiting from Chicago. Knowing that Psirri restaurants are…

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Tzitzikas & Mermigas – Syntagma Square

SYNTAGMA SQUARE Mitropoleos 12 – 14 210/32.47.607 The true foodie’s cardinal rule: Never go to a restaurant too hungry and never, ever leave too full. I violated both. We’d been…

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