Although it only opened late last summer, “Upupa Epops” made a dynamic entry into the cocktail scene of Athens. The name of the new bar in the up-and-coming district of Kato Petralona, which borders popular neighborhoods such as Gazi and Thissio, comes from the scientific name of the hoopoe. Read more
Following a top-to-toe renovation, the grand old building of the Ministry of Education on Mitropoleos street in the heart of Athens now houses the “Electra Metropolis Athens”, which belongs to the “Electra Hotels & Resorts” group that is fond of classic luxury and privileged locations. Read more
The places with a double identity where you can have a meal and also shop select products for the house are steadily growing in numbers. A kitchen on the one side, shelves and refrigerators on the other side. You can sit at their tables to eat and just before you go (probably inspired by what you tasted or from the menu) you can fill your basket with goodies to take home. Read more
Autumn is the ideal time for those who wish to combine a trip to the beautiful Greek countryside with exciting agri-tourism activities. From the chestnut and walnut festivals to mushroom hunting to the tsipouro fest, the October weekends are filled with very interesting proposals for mini – and quite delectable – getaways. Read more
You’ve heard of Mykonos for it’s round white and blue topped buildings, curling alleyways and stone paths serving as a picturesque backdrop on many a computer screen. During the summer months the entire island is filled with party goers and beach seekers as if a throwback to the times of the ancient Greeks where Dionysus themed parties and free flowing wine were a staple of the everyday life. Read more
As the temperature rises, many Greeks return to their ancestral villages high in the mountains to escape the city heat. Seasonal cafes and guest houses open and village squares, deserted for much of the year, ring with the bustle of people on holiday.
Built on the Messinian Gulf in southern Peloponnese, with the sea being a key component of its DNA as a travel destination, Kalamata is a city full of life that has undergone a total “lifting” as far as its hotel and restaurant scene is concerned. Especially after it was short-listed for the title of European Capital of Culture for 2021, the city has been embracing new trends and constantly refreshing itself. Read more