Refueling in Plaka

Ideal for walking. But if you get tired, here are the best stops


The passage of time doesn’t seem to have touched Plaka. The very old neighborhood located beneath the Acropolis has remained the way we’d like all of Athens to be. Old, aristocratic houses, picturesque streets, flowers, gardens, beautiful churches and bohemian, romantic places that are ideal settings for discussions among large groups. Mnisikleous street is rightly the most famous spot in Plaka: coffee-taverns on white stairs that climb uphill to the even more picturesque neighborhood of Anafiotika. Sit on pillows or wicker chairs and choose coffee and homemade pastries in the morning, ouzo or wine and meat selections at night.

Read More

Athens

Greek Flavors to Go

Tasty treats instead of souvenirs


Greece Is Blog Posts

The Anthropogeography of a Greek Ferry Boat

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

They say that to truly understand what lies...

read more >

Xematiasma: Getting Rid of the Evil Eye

BY Amber Charmei

read more >

A Season of Anticipation: The Glorious Build Up to Greek Easter

BY Amber Charmei

Easter in Greece (Pascha) is a whole season,...

read more >