Month

May 2016
Saronikos gulf is one of the most important seas in Greece. First of all it is the sea where not only Classical Athens but also Corinth established their kingdoms- or democracies …. And history does not stop here. Elefsis, Aigina, Salamis and modern Hydra, Spetses, Poros are located in Saronikos. Saronikos is famous for those...
Most of the people just pass by Plaka’s streets, buildings and monuments, get astonished by the area history and do not try to get into the city’s vibes, like really experiencing a Greek coffee. Even that Plaka is famous for food and tavernas mostly, cafe is an experience indeed. 
Next to Plaka art walking area, Areopagitou pedestrian street is one of the oldest streets of Athens. Before it becomes a pedestrian street, it was a roadway. Today it connects Thisseio metro station (via Apostolou Pavlou Str.) with Acropolis metro and of course Plaka. The project of uniting the ancient roads of Athens, was a vision...
Welcome to Monastiraki square Monastiraki. Named after Pantanassa– the church of 11th century that is still there, one of the hotspots of Athens. Today every newbie in Athens gets his first step there, at the paved square. Also, the view from A-for-Athens terrace is another famous spot of the city. So, what else you can...
Well, which is the best period to visit Athens? Actually Athens is an all-year-l destination, the weather is fine always except rare occasions during the winter! Bad weather conditions for Athens and Greece of course cannot be compared with what happens in the rest of the world, it’s much more mild. Athens at Summer You...
Athens and taxis Many things are told for Athens taxi drivers, and some times is unfortunately the truth. Generally speaking, avoiding troubles while travelling is a must. So regarding taxis today there are many apps you can use in Athens in order to have a safe trip and keep away from trouble and potential dangers...
Athens photo options are limitless. There are so many places for a person that wants to keep in mind. But what are the best? Acropolis view (best during August moon). Everybody wants a photo of the Parthenon, even President Obama. All of Athens hills, known and also unknown. Ancient & Roman Agora Anafiotika, Plaka Authentic...
Athens by night Athens by night is a famous quote across the Mediterranean, describing the night life of Athens. When we talk about entertainment, Athens is the epicenter of the quality of nightlife. Lights, music, drinks and….. respect. But what about today? Plaka was “silenced” as a nightlife area recently (during 1970’s) and became a...
Best mountains of the world Did you know that Athens is surrounded not by one but – by three big mountains, and hills are everywhere in the city? Well its time to learn some basic information regarding them! More or less, Attica is known for Athens and Acropolis, Sounio and maybe Marathon as well. But...
Everyone wants to explore Parthenon, Acropolis, Olympian Zeus temple, and Greece’s archeological treasures. But Greece is quite known for its Orthodox religion and around the city there are around 40 churches (!!!). Plaka is a basis of this byzantine legacy buildings, most of them being dated around 11th century, the last period of Byzantine (Roman...
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