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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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Athens Discount Card

Special tourist & visitor discounts at select Athens businesses Groupon and other coupon programs are all the rage these days. So much so that no one expects to pay full…

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Athens Museums offering several specials in May 2012

May 19, 2012 is the Night of the European Museum and several Athens museums will be open until midnight in honor of this day. The Museum of Cycladic Art will…

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Music at the Acropolis Museum

Visiting Athens this February? Plan your stay to include a Thursday afternoon at the Acropolis Museum and you’ll find yourself being serenaded. Every Thursday afternoon in February, the Acropolis Museum,…

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Undiscovered islands, in Athens

Journey to some of Greece’s lessor known and least visited Cycladic Greek islands this winter without ever leaving Athens. Islands off the beaten track is the name of a series…

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Myths & Money in Greece

The National Archaeological Museum has just announced they’re extending their temporary exhibit, Myth & Coinage, and that it will run through the new year, closing on January 3, 2012. The…

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Greece’s missing history

One would have to live on another planet not to have heard or read of the Golden age of Greece. Most people are aware of the Roman era in Greece…

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The Benakis Museum of Islamic Art

The Benakis Museum of Islamic Art is a too rarely visited jewel in the heart of Athens. It is housed in a beautiful five floor neoclassical building in Keramikos, Agion…

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Prepare for your Athens visit, treasure hunt!

Preparing for your trip to Athens? Get yourself, your friends and even the kids ready with this fun virtual treasure hunt. Visit the new Acropolis Museum (online) and scour the…

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Free Admission to National Archeological Museum

OK, I admit it – since the opening of the New Acropolis Museum I’ve been lax about this oldie but goodie museum. I’ve had my reasons. While it is a…

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