Athens Greece, Live as if on a Greek Island

What if want to stay in Athens, but want to feel like you are on a Cosmopolitan Greek Island?  Below Sofia LaBoheme gives her suggestions for the Athens Riviera.   Question:  Where to stay? Answer:  The Margi versus Astir Palace.  Both are situated in the most exclusive area of the so-called Athenian Riviera, Vouliagmeni and […]

Top 10 Archaeological Sites in Greece

If you plan on visiting Greece and will only have a short time in Athens we recommend visiting the fully renovated National Archeological Museum which is one of the biggest and most remarkable archeological museums in the world.   With its numerous and outstanding exhibits the visit will give you the opportunity to travel back in […]

Cape Sounion Half Day Sighstseeing Tour

Cape Sounion is noted as the site of ruins of an ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. The remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sea. The ruins bear the deeply engraved name of English Romantic poet Lord Byron (1788–1824) Cape sounion greece […]

Athens, Not Just the Acropolis

You don’t need to catch the first ferry out of Athens to find beach, nightclubs, water sports and bikinis.   Only 10 miles south of the capital city of Athens you will find palm trees and endless miles of golden coast and beautiful sea.  Swim, relax at a waterfront cafe, walk the marinas, indulge in water […]

Sightseeing Greece: Athens Sites & Classical Tours

If you do nothing else while in Athens, visit the Acropolis, or ‘High City’, a testament to the Golden Age of Greece. Perched atop a rocky outcrop, it dominates the modern city and is Greece’s most famous symbol.  There are also an array of tours you can take departing from Athens via a luxury motor […]

Athens Best Views: from High above the City

Athens has many wonderful sites where you can find the Best view the City.   Feel Free to visit during Sunset or any other time of the day that you choose.  Here is a list of locations to get you the best View of Athens: Lycabettus Hill The panoramic view from this vantage point will offer […]

Free Things to do in Athens

Once upon a time there were books written with catchy titles like, “Greece on $5.00 a day”.  Those good old days are long gone, but below is a great list of Suggestions compiled by the Telegraph in the UK that do not require any Euros, Pounds or Dollars to accomplish. Climb Lycabettus hill Legend has […]

Athens; Enjoy from a Roof Top

One of my most memorable evenings in Athens was the first time I dined in a roof top restaurant admiring the Parthenon from afar.  Here is a llist of some favorites scattered around the city of Athens where you are almost always guaranteed a starry summer night. Electra Restaurant: Located at the Hotel Electra Palace […]