Getting your fill of the sea need not involve actually getting on a ferry or hydrofoil and heading out to an island. Not only can you visit picturesque Mikrolimano in Pireaus to feel the island experience in Athens, but the … Read More
Poseidon’s Temple at Sounion, originally uploaded by greek58. Why travel to Greece during so called “off” months? Here’s a perfect reason. A breezy autumn afternoon at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion. Not a soul around, really! Sure, a … Read More
Boat trip, originally uploaded by greek58.
A 40 minute walk that changed my life My wife, my dog and I were walking in Nafplio, the first capital of Greece after the Ottoman occupation, and as is the custom of all the locals, we were walking along … Read More
Antonis Tritsis Wetlands Area, imagine that, a bird sanctuary and wetlands park in the western suburbs of Athens. This sprawling protected land that once was a weekend escape of the Queen has several lakes, great birdwatching and the former royal … Read More
… that you probably have not included on your Athens itinerary 1. Flisvos Marina, the Averoff and the Faliro Delta 2. Paiania Cave 3. Caretta Caretta Sea Turtle Rescue Center 4. Antonis Tritsis Wetlands Area 5. Elefsina … Read More
Who says Greece is just blue and white?
My friend Yorgo Filippakis recently sent me a great report on a trip he took down the coast to Cape Sounion. As an Athenian, I am often surprised to hear even Greeks wonder if there is anything south of Athens. … Read More
Although there is much to see and do in central Athens, the savvy traveler knows that there are advantages to using Athens as your base to explore the nearby areas. Most of the visitors I meet choose to take at … Read More
The Friends of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Present a guided tour of THE SANCTUARY OF ARTEMIS AT BRAURON on Sunday September 27, 2009 Led by Dr. Stavros Paspalas The sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron (modern Vravrona) was one … Read More