Although you may not see a lot of young Greeks handle kombolois, you will definitely see some older Greeks handle them while sitting in a cafe with their friends killing time. Read more
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In 437 B.C. the Athenians found a colony in the area of Strymonas river, near Serres, under the name of Amphipolis, in order to control and exploit the goldmines of Pagaion mountain nearby, where they mined valuable gold. Read more
From vibrant graffiti to the Islamic arts of the Ottoman era, Athens’s artistic and cultural heritage is apparent in every step you take.
Modern street art
Street art is encouraged in Athens and the walk from the Metro station of Monastiraki to Kerameikos via Thiseio gives plenty of opportunities to see colourful murals in a variety of settings.
All the other assistants of Santa Claus had somehow found their way to Technopolis in Gazi and they were totally ready to initiate the Christmas Factory so the world would not remain without holidays and the children would not lose the magic. Entire Athens would glow and send with pride the most beautiful Christmas all over the world. Read more
1. Know Greece before you get there
|Rough Guide To GreeceTake the book with you, I have found them invaluable when travelling.|
There is so much to love about Athens. Some of the most valued antiquities in the world, incredible food, and non-stop entertainment. Sometimes, we need a break, to slow down. Your immediate thought might be Santorini or Mykonos. But Greece has so much more to offer than just beaches and the Pantheon. Parga is an idyllic village that lazily lounges on a hill overseeing the Ionian Sea. Read more
Alone for the first time in her life, far from her beloved Santa Claus, Mrs. Santa was leaning against an ancient marble column. The column, lying on the ground, as if it was resting its’ memories and all its’ experiences, this morning it was hosting the sweet lady having no idea who she was. Read more