They say that love is a many splendored thing that lifts us up where we belong, yet there are some famous couples who have revealed love’s most cruel and stormy face. Check out the tour Love as Chimera, designed by Clio Muse, and explore some beautiful parts of Athens while following the hopeless romantic stories of old Athenian lovers. And if you’re totally fed up with the sappy “they met, they fell in love and lived happily ever after” scenario, these boys and girls will also remind you that lust can, at times, prove fatal… Read more
Like all people living in a big metropolis, I am engaged in a brawling love relationship with Athens. Ask Athenians on a Friday evening what they love about their city and you will get a whole lot of excited answers; the hidden rooftop bars, the maze-like cobbled streets, the nostalgic neoclassical buildings, the summer cinemas, the quirky cafes, the street art scene, the ethereal view of the Acropolis… Ask the same question on a Monday morning and you will hear everybody whining about the traffic in the streets, poor urban planning, tagging walls, and so forth. Well, I guess cities are somehow like us, multifaceted and complicated, one minute looking cute and the next driving you mad. As everything in life is a matter of perspective, I decided to shift into a laid-back mindset and stroll around the corners I love the most! Read more
During this year’s Carnival, all the roads of Thessaloniki will lead to Sohos. The most outstanding celebration of Central Macedonia, maybe also of the whole Northern Greece, is the Carnival. This carnival celebration is undoubtedly the most traditional one, as the goat-looking “Koudounoforoi” (men wearing bells around their waist) of Sohos have an immediate connection to Ancient Greece, land fertility and God Dionysus. Read more
Getting married in Greece, on a faraway island in the middle of the Aegean Sea, under the candle lights inside a chapel is a dream for many soon-to-be-married couples. Greece provides a huge variety of wedding destinations in mesmerizing locations with wedding chapels, that could bring out the romantic side even to people that dislike romantic weddings. Read more
Welcome to Mykonos, Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, that lies at the heart of Cyclades and is one of the most popular destinations all over the world. The island’s architecture with its unique whitewashed houses and colourful doors, picturesque alleys with bougainvillaea trees and the beautiful mills attracts thousands of tourists every year. Apart from its cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mykonos is also famous for its sun-kissed beaches and the crystal-clear water where you can relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the breezing air lying on a sun lounger and drinking a molecular cocktail. If you are more into wild beach parties that do not stop unless the sun goes down or late-night parties until dawn in Mykonos’ Chora bars and nightclubs, then Mykonos is the right place for you! Read more
There is no other season as enthusiastically anticipated as Christmas. The year is coming to an end and cities doll themselves up as the streets are gleaming with festive lights and enchanting ornamentations. For those visiting our city this Christmas, we’ve picked the 10 best things to do when in Athens. Read more
I loved the authentic streets of Anafiotika. These streets are very different from the rest of Athens and remind a lot of Greek Island architecture. There is a lot of things to see in Athens, but somehow, a simple life in Anafiotika can be as impressive as miracles like Parthenon. Read more
Tinos Food Paths: Gastronomy and Culture, an annual gathering in May on the island of Tinos.
Four years have passed since in 2015 when a few friends in the hospitality industry in Tinos were sitting around a table with raki and local dishes and came up with the idea to showcase the rich gastronomy and culture of the island. Read more
“Every year is better than the last one…!” exclaimed the elf of Thessaloniki and opened the old Scrooge’s chest. And suddenly exquisite Christmas melodies, furious dancers, goblins and witches of fairytales, fir trees and boats, carols, “melomakarona” and “diples”, stars and shiny ornaments, reindeers, sleighs and Santa Clauses, gifts and countless surprises came out, unfolding and unrolling on the tremendous turn of the city.
Thessaloniki is ready for the most beautiful celebration of the year, a series of events that come from … all around for the visitors of the festive days and all those who chose to visit #XmasThessaloniki! Read more