Ermou Street Athens: The Greek Capital’s Main Shopping Street

Ermou street Athens is to the Greek capital what Oxford Street is to London. This is the city´s main high street and it is perpetually bursting with life and activity.  By day, you can barely move for students and shoppers. You will see highbrow Athenians dashing along its cobbles on their lunch breaks as they … Read more

Panathenaic Stadium/Kallimarmaro in Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium, also locally known as “kallimarmaro” is one of the most important historic sites in Athens. It boasts a fairly central location and can be found just across from the National Gardens on the main boulevard of Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou.  The stadium is slightly out of the way of other central Athens attractions. … Read more

2 days in Athens: A Suggested 2 Day Athens Itinerary from a Local

2 days in Athens is not an awful lot. But it’s enough to cover all the main highlights of the Greek capital and get a feel for what the city is like.  With 48 hours to spend, you can explore the Ancient Acropolis and other Athens historical sights at a leisurely pace. You can spend … Read more

Mets, Athens: Your Guide to the Leafy, Sleep Athenian District

The Mets Athens is a gorgeous, leafy residential neighbourhood that sits between Sygrou Fix and Pagrati. Blink and you’ll miss it.  Most people that visit Athens aren’t even aware of the Mets’ existence. This area is so compact that unless you specifically knew what you were looking for, it would be very easy to drive … Read more

Athens in a Day: A Locals Guide to the Perfect Day in the Greek Capital

Seeing Athens in a day is an ambitious aim. The Greek capital is bursting at the seams with historical and archaeological sites.  This is the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Ancient Greek civilization. It seems that every time you turn a corner in Athens, you are met with another ruin.  So can you … Read more

Best Places for Shopping in Athens Greece: Your Local’s Guide

Shopping in Athens can easily become a highlight of any trip to the Greek capital, even if retail therapy wasn’t high on your list of priorities, to begin with!  Best Places to go Shopping in Athens  Ermou Street  Ermou Street is essentially Athens’ answer to the high street. This main pedestrianized promenade runs all the … Read more

Zografou Athens: Your Insiders Guide to Athens Hip Student District

Zografou Athens is a primarily residential district that sits on the southeastern edge of downtown Athens. The bustling promenade of Vasilissis Sofias separates Zografou from Kolonaki and Ampelokēpoi.  Uncovering Zografou, Athens  This is not an area that you will typically stumble across during your Athens itinerary. Not only is the district a little out of … Read more