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Blog - Athens

Sometimes it is Greek to me too

Reading ‘Greek to me. Adventures of the Comma Queen’ by Mary Norris Mary Norris has been a hero of mine for some time now. After decades of working as a copy editor for The New Yorker, she became known to the public as the Comma Queen through her video series on language and all its […]

The Human Form in Greek Painting – 20th century

This winter the Theoharakis Foundation, continuing its successful course in organizing exhibitions that stand out presents seventy-three unique paintings that aim to highlight the appeal of the Human Form in the history of 20th-century Greek painting. The artworks are from the collections of the National Gallery-Alexandros Soutsos Museum and the E. Koutlidis Foundation. The exhibition, […]

30% discount: 10 tours you should buy now!

Having guided 28.000 travelers during 2019, we decided to begin 2020 on the most positive note possible, giving to all of you a 30% discount on our tours, as a thank you for your support. Choosing just a couple of tours could be really difficult, especially when their content is so different and includes various […]

Acropolis Museum vs National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Both the Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens are pretty remarkable, well-known museums worldwide with important exhibits. However, which one will be the winner of this crash test? The Acropolis Museum Designed by the architect Bernard Tschumi with Michael Photiadis, the museum was completed in 2009 after many years of planning. It […]

10 Ways to Make the Most of Athens this Christmas

There is no other time of the year as eagerly and wholeheartedly embraced as Christmas. The year is crawling to its end and cities put on their merriest holiday outfit as the streets are shining with shimmering lights and beautiful displays of decorations. For those looking for a short break this year in Athens, we’ve […]

Theocharakis Foundation: New Exhibition of Qi Baishi

Theocharakis Foundation inaugurates the winter season with a new fruitful collaboration with the Beijing of Fine Arts Academy, organizing an exhibition of one of the most well-known contemporary Chinese painters, Qi Baishi. The exhibition is titled “Truthful Being of the Mysterious Orient” and is featuring 126 carefully selected paintings that will be on show for […]

The Freakiest Halloween Events in Athens

Undoubtfully Halloween has become an excuse to cheer up in the heart of October! Even if in Greece, we more accustomed to dressing up for Carnival in the spring, Halloween is becoming an increasingly popular celebration in the latest years. As it always fascinates me to know the stories behind things, I’ve learned that the […]

Why September is the Best Month to Visit Athens

Time is king and there’s a timing for everything in life, including our holidays. Most people prefer to take their leave during the summer dog days but the ones who know better will tell you that September is the new August and, perhaps, even better, especially when visiting Athens. Let’s see why.     1. The Weather […]

Summer in Athens: A Top Ten List

When the weather gets balmy, Athens gears up for our favorite season. Greece enjoys a prodigiously long summer and, from April till October, its quirky and boisterous capital affably invites you to discover the local joie de vivre. Days go longer, sunsets are dramatic, tables spill out on the sidewalks and life is better enjoyed […]

5 Tips For Solo Travelers in Athens

Solo traveling is a worldwide trend that motivates many people to pack their belongings and escape their daily routine. It is a way to experience a new culture while being independent. In case you are inspired and motivated to travel solo in Athens, here are some tips on how to do it like a pro! […]