One of the most significant archaeological sites of Greece and Athens, in particular, lies right in the middle of the Greek capital’s city center and stands as a true example of ancient Greek culture and excellence.
The enchanting view of sunny Athens from the top of the Acropolis. The sparkling waters of the city’s extraordinary beaches. The luscious taste of traditional Greek flavors. The buoyant nightlife, and the overpowering sense of freedom its diversity gives you. All that and many more are the reasons why you can’t help but fall in love with Athens from the moment you step foot in it.
It took 2000 years for Athens to have a subway service running through its beautiful grounds, but it was worth the wait! Almost 20 years ago now, Athens’ Metro came with a bang, meeting and exceeding the expectations of the locals, who have since made it part of their daily routine.
We want to start this blog post by telling you how absolutely sacred the delicious souvlaki is for all fellow Greeks. We love it, we savor it, we bow down to it. Unlike most foods in the world -chocolate included- we have yet to find a single living soul that doesn’t love so souvlaki.
Exploring the retail scene during your trip to Athens is a must as there are a number of Greek fashion designers that are worth checking out. However, fast fashion is increasingly becoming less and less popular among fashionistas and Millenials. While looking for answers to fast fashion, apart from individual local boutiques consumers can opt for, flea markets and thrift shops are your best bet. Let us guide you through the flea markets and thrift shops in Athens and help you navigate your way around the hidden treasures that are looking for a new home!
Athens is defined not only by its rich history and impressive archaeological sites but also for its distinctive culture, both ancient and contemporary. The vibrancy of the Greek capital couldn’t help but be reflected in its offerings in art. Treat yourself to cultural experiences your mind and heart will thank you for by visiting the best Art Galleries in Athens.
We live in the age of AI technology, smartphones, and Instagram, and in this age, visiting your dream destination -which I assume is Greece- and not posting a picture about it is considered something only a little less than a criminal offense. Check out below the most Instagram-friendly spots in Athens and make sure your Instagram feed lives up to the expectations of your peers!
Athens is admired across the world for being a historical city that has stood through thousands of years and has experienced prosperity, decay, and revival. Even from the constitution of the new Greek state in 1830, the city has gone through rapid changes, making photographs from past generations unrecognizable to the local youth. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore some emblematic moments in Athenian history!