Exploring Athens Beautiful Harbor, the Faliro Delta

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

Celebrate the Battle of Marathon, Volunteer & Learn: Ilissos Riverbed Cleanup

In Athens on Sunday morning, September 12? Did you know that it’s the anniversary of the Battle of Marathon? Did you know there’s an virtually “un-discovered” excavation with strong ties to this historical battle located right under your nose that … Read More

An afternoon ouzo on the Grande Bretagne rooftop

For years I had walked through Syntagma Square glancing across the Square to the beautiful façade of the Grand Bretagne hotel. I’d marvel at the fancy cars waiting out front, the handsomely dressed doormen standing guard out front, and chuckle … Read More