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24 hours in: Athens

24 hours in: Athens

Europe’s oldest city has endless things to do and neighbourhoods to explore that aren’t easily covered in a day or two — but with a little planning you can still see some of the best sights in Athens even in 24 hours. For an easy way to see the city, catch...
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The complete guide to: Athens travel

The complete guide to: Athens travel

Millions of visitors come to Athens every year to see the ancient sites like the Parthenon and other temples and ruins atop and around the Acropolis. But monument-hopping isn’t all you get in the bustling Greek capital. Definitely make a point of seeing the historic centre and all of its...
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The best souvlaki places in Athens

The best souvlaki places in Athens

You’ve arrived in Athens and are ready to eat your way through the city. The options are endless but we can read your mind: you’re in search of some good Greek souvlaki. You’ve probably already tasted it in your home city, but now you want to try the real thing,...
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Best places to sip coffee in Athens

Best places to sip coffee in Athens

“The rich scent of my favorite caffeinated beverage sends trickles of pleasure across my skin as I step inside. Is there anything better than coffee? Chocolate maybe and sex ranks very close I suppose.” – A.R. Miller Some of my most memorable conversations have taken place over a cup of...
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The best souvenirs in Athens

The best souvenirs in Athens

So, you’ve made it to Athens and now want to think about leaving — as in, what souvenirs will you bring back home with you? Recently, I embarked on the very same quest to find the perfect souvenir with a friend to remind her of her trip here. And let...
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6 rooftops that will steal your heart in Athens

6 rooftops that will steal your heart in Athens

Even though Athens is a year-round destination with a myriad of things to see and experience, if you happen to be in the city in the summer, the opportunities are especially endless. Our favourite option? Do as the locals do and spend warm, summer nights going out for a meal...
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Anafiotika, a breeze of Aegean in the heart of Athens

Anafiotika, a breeze of Aegean in the heart of Athens

Athens is a unique city. Some people love it, some hate it. But If you wander beneath its superficial modern-day facade, you will discover small jewels that aren’t written about in most guidebooks. Small parts of a bigger puzzle that will steal your heart forever: neighbourhoods dating back to previous...
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A vegetarian’s guide to Athens

A vegetarian’s guide to Athens

For all those vegans and vegetarians planning to visit Athens and wondering if the Greek menu is all about souvlaki… well, we have a surprise for you! Turns out there’s plenty of options for vegetarian food in Athens and throughout all of Greece. While lamb, beef, and pork are popular...
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The best summer festivals in Athens

The best summer festivals in Athens

If there is one thing that Greeks love more than anything, it’s celebrating life! And all summer long, locals gather to honour the country’s music, food, wine, and dancing and singing traditions. Most of Athens’ festivals are religious ones, and many are celebrated nationally, such as the Dormition of Virgin...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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