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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

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BY Anthony Grant

| Sep 08, 2017

Nature

An Ode to Hymettus, the ‘Mad’ Mountain of Athens

Of the peaks that surround the Athenian basin, Mt. Hymettus is probably the least celebrated, yet it’s slopes are shrouded in magic and mystery.

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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Sep 04, 2017

Gastronomy

Why I Love Being a Foodie in Greece

The Greek capital is becoming a foodie’s paradise, with a new generation of restaurants (and restaurant-goers) riding a wave of newfound creativity.

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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

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Omaira Gill

BY Omaira Gill

| Mar 06, 2017

Activities

Limba: Live your Anarchist Fantasy in Greece’s First Rage Room

Greece’s only rage room offers you to the chance to have a smashing time in Athens

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Nena Dimitriou

BY Nena Dimitriou

| Feb 13, 2017

Athens

Athens: The Next Foodie Destination

I spent twelve days celebrating capital’s gastronomic scene

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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.

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Joanne Trikoulis

BY Joanne Trikoulis

| Nov 24, 2016

Life

Thanksgiving with a Greek Twist

The sun is shining brightly here in Greece as it does every day. The turkey is in the oven because once more this year I am celebrating Thanksgiving in Athens, when suddenly I recall the famous quote by Toula’s father, Gus Portokalos, from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”: “Give me a word, any word, and I will show you that the root of that word is Greek.”

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