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  • Greece for Kids Athens Families Gardens

    Athens for Families

    Whether your kids are big or small, Athens is the perfect city destination to explore as a family at all times of the year. With a vibrant food scene, your children will relish in the delicious and healthy flavours of Greece that includes an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, exceptional olive oils and the…

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  • Matsoukas why athens


    If there is one shop to go and get fully stocked up before you travel home, this is the place. Part wine cava, part sweet heaven, Matsoukas is an Athenian institution. Stock up on your Metaxa (Greek brandy) and glyka koutaliou (Greek preserved fruits jarred in sugary syrup). I challenge you to leave without a…

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  • Miran deli Why Athens

    Miran Deli

    Evripidou St in Psirri is lined with spice shops and gives a rare glimpse into old Athens. Miran deli was established in 1922 and its shop is worth a visit, at the very least for its photo value. Specialising in cured meats and in particular pastrami and soutzoukakia (tasty sausages), it also has a great range…

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  • Cine Paris Cinema Plaka Athens

    Cine Paris Plaka

    What & Where: Outdoor cinema, Plaka
    Why Go: For an out of the ordinary way to experience Athens
    We Loved: Watching a film with a view
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  • Funky Gourmet Athens Orange Explosion

    All hail to Funky Gourmet

    Funky Gourmet in Athens according to Sydney based meat provedore and food aficionado, Melinda Dimitriades, is a spiritual place rejoicing in art, science and flavour in all its incarnations. FUNKY GOURMET WILL BE CLOSED FROM JANUARY 2019 AND WILL RE-OPEN IN EARLY 2020 AT THEIR NEW PREMISES INSIDE THE HILTON HOTEL ATHENS When I first…

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  • What to do in Athens in August

    What to do in Athens this August

    As with many European capitals, Athens slows down in August as locals flee the city for their summer holidays. The good news for travellers is you can still discover the city and its sites, with less traffic and crowds. We’ve put together a snapshot of what to do in Athens in August, should you be…

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