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Catch the silver screen under the light of the silver moon

One of my favorite summer evening activities in Athens is the outdoor cinema. Most Americans are familiar with our version the drive-in theater – but in Athens you don’t need…

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Souvenirs for Strays

Here’s a great way to do a little good for Greece while you’re on holiday this month in Athens … The Association for the Protection and Welfare of Stray Animals…

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Musical nights at the Acropolis Museum

Friday, 15 February – Friday, 26 April, 2013 The Acropolis Museum, from 15 February to Easter, will present a series of performances with music groups from across the world, giving…

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Weekend breakfast overlooking the Parthenon

From the time they first opened, I’ve been a big fan of the cafe and restaurant at the Acropolis Museum. My first lunches there were all wonderful – tasty, healthy…

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Tour the Ancient Agora (In English!)

TOUR OF THE ANCIENT ATHENIAN AGORA The Agora was essentially the urban heart of ancient Athens. It was the focal point of political, legal, philosophical and commercial activities, as well…

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Christmas and New Years in Athens, 2012

Downtown Athens comes alive again with the spirit of the holidays, and locals and visitors alike will gather for the city’s official tree lighting ceremony on December to kick off…

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Ancient skies in Athens

Ancient Skies Eugenides Planetarium’s latest digital show invites you on a voyage through space and time to uncover the ideas and the knowledge that the ancient civilizations had for the…

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MIR Festival in Athens …

What is the MIRfestival 2012? MIRfestival is a satellite, a system in orbit, parallel to other systems, like the Soviet (and later Russian) orbital station it shares its name with.…

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The Athens Tourist Ticket Returns and other transport tips in Athens

The Athens OASA has just announced a series of special offers on transportation in Athens: The return of the Athens Tourist Three Day Ticket The €20 ticket is valid for…

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10 Great gifts from Greece

Got a Grecophile in your life? Friends with a Philhellene? Just want a wonderful souvenir from Greece? Here’s 10 great ways to give ’em Greece from your holiday (and you…

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