Tag: Athens cafes

Athens Cafes and Bars that go ALL-OUT for Christmas 1

Athens Cafes and Bars that go ALL-OUT for Christmas

It’s that time of the year again when people get closer than ever and families reunite; it’s a time of joy, love, and giving. Christmas is just around the corner and magical…

Kolonaki’s Classic Cafes 4

Kolonaki’s Classic Cafes

Kolonaki is central Athens’ most socially and financially high-end neighbourhood, packed with swanky clothes boutiques, sophisticated restaurants, cafes and galleries, and impressive neoclassical architecture with background views of Lycabettus hill. Like all…

Brilliant Brunch Spots in Athens 6

Brilliant Brunch Spots in Athens

As a city that hardly ever sleeps, Athens needs breakfast and brunch places galore, for those who justifiably wake up at any time between 9am and 4pm. Brunch has become a very…

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood 16

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood

  Exarcheia is widely known as the capital’s anarchy-base, and this is not down to urban legend. Indeed, when things get politically or socio-politically intense, there’s likely to be tear gas, Molotov…

Athens Top 5 Museums with Lovely Cafes 23

Athens Top 5 Museums with Lovely Cafes

Especially on a cold, drizzly day, there’s nothing like escaping to a cultural universe by stepping into a cozy museum filled with beautifully-lit treasures, artworks, and discoveries. And after an hour or…

Pangrati - A Hip Neighbourhood in Athens is Born 29

Pangrati – A Hip Neighbourhood in Athens is Born

  Twenty years ago, I used to go to Pangrati only for less than a handful of reasons – chiefly because one of my best friends lived there, just off Embedokleous street,…

Athens' Top 5 Bookstore Cafes 38

Athens’ Top 5 Bookstore Cafes

  Anyone who knows anything about Athens will have experienced – either first or second hand – the pressure-free calm of sitting at a cafe for hours on end without being shooed…

Gourmet coffee in the heart of Athens 47

Gourmet coffee in the heart of Athens

Athenians these days take coffee drinking very seriously, and as a result of top quality coffee shops mushrooming in every corner, they are spoilt for choice. Frappe drinking remains as a sinful…