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Athens Wellness Guide – Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise Options and more…

Athens Wellness Guide – Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise Options and more…

With abundant sunshine, fertile land and a stunning extended coastline, it’s no wonder Greece is considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world.  Picturesque landscapes and a mild, Mediterranean climate make capital city Athens an idyllic place to take time out from the daily grind! The Greeks have...
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LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

For centuries the LGBTQ+ community has felt a special kinship with the Ancient Greeks for their seemingly open attitude towards same sex relationships. From Sappho and her poetry on the island of Lesbos (yes, that’s where the word ‘lesbian’ comes from) to Plato and his recollections of Socrates’ desire for...
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Drink like a local: 10 awesome bars in Athens

Drink like a local: 10 awesome bars in Athens

With some of the best internationally-awarded bars, from sophisticated and elegant to alternative and bohemian, the capital of Greece is not only a cultural destination with magnificent historic spots, but also a lively hub with a buzzing bar scene. Here’s a list of our top 10 bars in Athens, carefully...
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Ultimate guide to being vegan in Athens

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Athens

The Greek diet is one of the healthiest in the world and while the Greeks still love their animal products, it’s not difficult to maintain your vegan diet whilst holidaying in Greece, you just need to know where to look. Here, our amazing guide Stefanos gives us the lowdown on...
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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Athens

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Athens

Yeah! FIFA World Cup 2018 has arrived! And even if you are exploring the amazing capital of Greece rather than being in Russia, you can still plenty enjoy football-related events, so you can feel the football madness and be fully immersed in the action. If you want to feel the...
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A local’s guide to Exarchia, Athens

A local’s guide to Exarchia, Athens

Exarchia (also spelled Exarcheia) is one of Athens’ oldest neighbourhoods and full of life, largely due to the presence of the nearby University of Athens and the Technical University of Athens. But despite its youthful energy, it isn’t a touristy district, and rather has become associated with protests and anarchists...
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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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Where to get the best loukoumades in Athens

Where to get the best loukoumades in Athens

If there is one thing you should definitely eat in Athens, it’s loukoumades. Loukoumades are Greek doughnut-like fried puff pastries, loved by locals throughout Greece. These heavenly fried balls are drizzled with honey syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon, and have been around since antiquity — in ancient times, they were...
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The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

The beginner’s guide to the Athens diet

One thing that should never be uttered when holidaying in Athens is the word ‘diet.’ Attempting to go on one when in Athens will simply not work — not unless you have strong willpower to contain yourself against all the delicious treats to be found. From sweets to hearty baked-oven...
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Where to find the best snacks in Athens

Where to find the best snacks in Athens

The Athens food scene is pack with snacks, most of which you can feel good about because they’re made with healthy ingredients like olive oil, honey, local cheeses and fresh vegetables. (Chemical-laden and processed convenience foods are hardly appealing when you’ve got a cuisine as tasty as that of the...
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