Greece is more than just the islands | Neos Kosmos

Despite the fact that globally, the Greek islands are considered a leading tourist destination that guarantee warm weather, legendary natural light, pristine waters, delicious traditional Greek cuisine, endless cultural pursuits, breathtaking scenery and famous hospitality, Greece’s mainland is endowed with some of the most scenic and intriguing regions and towns waiting to be explored by those visitors who dare to …

New Athens Taste Sensations to Try – Athens Insider

With more and more innovative and internationally-flavoured culinary ventures opening in the capital each month – and catering for every appetite and budget – Athens has never tasted better. Amanda Dardanis shares half a dozen of the city’s hottest new dining addresses for you to make a date with. Flamingo Drinks & Food Stories Flamingo Drinks & Food Stories A …

3 Top Hikes to do around Athens – Athens Insider

Athens may seem like a concrete jungle sometimes. But it’s a city framed by hills and mountains. All of them harboring magnificent fauna and flora (there are 140 recorded species of wildflower alone) – plus the odd archeological marvel! There’s simply no better time of year to hit the trail and explore the capital’s rich natural wonders (while we wait …

Another award for “Greece-A365-Day Destination” | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The video has picked up numerous awards in the past six months .entry-excerpt The multi-awarded winning video “Greece-A365-Day Destination” received yet another distinction after it was awarded the second world destination prize and the first prize in Europe at the Golden City Gate festival of tourist films in Berlin, in the framework of the ITB International Tourism Fair, where …

The Athens metro takes us back in time! | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The exhibition of antiquities found in the Athens metro rail area is open to the public and free of charge .entry-excerpt Did you know that you can visit an underground museum in Athens with replicas of the famous sculptures of Parthenon, Athenian amphoras, ancient toys, funeral monuments and parts of one of the oldest bridges found in Attica? The …

Rare exhibit in Athens features 7,000-year-old enigma | Neos Kosmos

google_ad_section_start google_ad_section_end The statue from the Neolithic period has continued to puzzle archaeologists, who are still uncertain of its origins in Greece or the sex of the figure. The ‘7,000-year-old enigma’ is currently on display at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. After years of boggling the minds of Greek archaeologists, a 7,000-year-old bird-like statue has been put on display …

City of Athens – A Portrait of a Changing Metropolis

CITY OF ATHENS is a non-narrative short film, a portrait of a changing Metropolis from filmmaker and award-winning photographer Alexandros Maragos. The film is a homage to the capital of Greece. It features hyperlapse, timelapse and drivelapse cinematography of the urban area, the skyline and the architecture of “το κλεινόν άστυ” / the glorious city. Shot almost entirely from the highest rooftops, hills, and …

Escape to Greece and capture beauty! | Visit Greece

If you are planning to visit Greece, there are two things that you should definitely bring with you: a high-quality digital camera to capture breathtaking sceneries and a high-capacity memory card to store as many pictures as you can! The destinations described below are only indicative of the uniqueness of Greek landscapes. Although it is hard to choose, here are …

Exploring one of Athens Tastiest Neighborhoods | Greek City Times

Like many Athenians, I’m a big fan of the Varvakeios Municipal Market on Athinas St (number 42), which has been selling a colorful and aromatic array of fresh fish, meat, vegetables, herbs and spices since 1886. Athinas St is also the place to go for random Bits N Bobs – you’ll find everything from horseback riding accessories, falafel shops and …

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens | GreekReporter.com

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities of Europe, offering endless cultural events, exhibitions or concerts every single day and night. Street artists perform everywhere, and some have even left a personal touch of color on different walls around town. However, Athens is; …