Latest Posts

Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Dec 15, 2017

Athens

All of the Taste, None of the Guilt – Eating Healthy in Athens

Greek food is the healthiest in the world,” my Greek friends would tell me, again and again. I knew there was something to it, having read about the Greek philosophers in school and the healthy diet they promoted. Pythagoras was vegetarian, and the Spartan diet is what

Read More >
Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Oct 30, 2017

Activities

Learning to Laiki It: Getting the Best Out of Greek Farmers’ Markets

Actually, the best things in life are not free – you usually to have to

Read More >
Ioanna Fotiadi

BY Ioanna Fotiadi

| Apr 20, 2017

Athens

The Expat Sharing His Love of Greece Through Cooking Lessons

He came to Greece alone at the age of 17 after having lied to his parents. “I knew then that I wanted to live in Athens,” says Stephen Akehurst, now 38, as he welcomes me into a beautifully renovated space in the Greek capital, where he teaches Greek cooking to dozens of travelers

Read More >
Alexia Amvrazi

BY Alexia Amvrazi

| Mar 08, 2017

Activities

‘Young Vines’: Learning Through Play at Kokotos Estate

I’ve always dreamt of raising my child surrounded by nature, yet practical obligations have so far prevented us from escaping Athens into the countryside. So when I heard about ‘Young Vines‘, a program at the Kokotos Vineyard in which children engage in educational free play in a natural forested environment, my family and I didn’t think twice before hopping in the car for the 45-minute drive north to the area of Stamata. It…

Read More >
Nena Dimitriou

BY Nena Dimitriou

| Feb 13, 2017

Athens

Athens: The Next Foodie Destination

I spent twelve days celebrating capital’s gastronomic scene

Read More >
Maria Korachai

BY Maria Korachai

| Jan 10, 2017

Athens

Homemade Greek Food Just for You

Tired of restaurants? Book a cooking lesson and a delicious meal at a food blogger’s home

Read More >
Alexia Amvrazi

BY Alexia Amvrazi

| Dec 08, 2016

Athens

A Toddler’s Guide to Athens

“You can do it mummy! You can do it! You did it! Yay!” says my nearly three-year-old boy as, gritting my teeth, I push his pram up a road that’s so steep I’ve almost grazed my knees.

Read More >
Omaira Gill

BY Omaira Gill

| Nov 08, 2016

Athens

Picking the Brains of Americans in Athens

On what they love (or hate) about life in Greece and, of course, the US elections

Read More >