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

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