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    Ioanna Kourbela – Greek fashion

    The Kourbela family began making knitwear in the 70’s and quickly built an international reputation exporting their handmade Greek fashion textiles throughout Europe, USA and Canada. Ioanna Kourbela has picked up the mantle and continues the legacy with her versatile and minimalist designs using organic and environmentally sustainable fabrics. Her clothes are beautiful to wear…

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    Greece Photo Workshops tours

    What & Where: Photography workshops in and around Athens
    Why Go: For the best shots of Athens and to immerse yourself in the food and culture
    We Loved: The small intimate groups and the personal approach
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  • Era Nuts Why Athens

    ERA Nuts

    Spice up your day with ERA Nuts, a concept store in the suburb of Kolonaki that offers an aromatic selection of herbs, dried fruits and nuts. Their beautifully packaged gift sets of honey and tea make perfect gifts or you can create your own pleasure boxes from their loose botanical offerings.

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  • Arion Resort,

    Astir Palace: Arion Resort

    Where: Southern Athens, 20km from the city centre
    Why Stay: For luxury, views and a seaside location
    We Loved: Waking up to the crystal blue waters of the Saronic Gulf
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  • Fresh Patisserie Why Athens

    Fresh Patisserie

    With 12 stores around Athens and counting, Fresh Patisserie is a modern French inspired patisserie with delicious ice-creams, macaroons and sugared almonds. The friendly staff are quick to tempt you with sample treats and we loved the stevia sweetened chocolates which taste as good as the real thing. These patisseries offer a nice change from…

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  • Athens bakery

    Orange Bakery

    *ORANGE BAKERY HAS NOW CLOSED* Bakeries are sacred in Greece and you’ll find an Athens bakery on almost every corner. If you want to visit one where you can sit in and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, try Orange Bakery at upmarket Voukourestiou St in Syntagma. With both sweet and savoury options, it…

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