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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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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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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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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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Family Friendly Escape to Athens

Are you looking for a fun & culture filled vacation break? Are you into food and culture? We want to share the news that Athens, despite what they may be…

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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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Your Acropolis view home away from home

Want to fall in love with Athens like I did? Don’t just drop in for the night, pay homage to the Parthenon and head off to the islands. Allow yourself…

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Come out and play in Athens

CityScrabble, Laughter Yoga, Biscuit in a Basket (or Shadow Play), these are but a few of the creatively designed games put together for the Athens Plaython Festival. And if you’d…

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