Category Archives for "Greece"

May 20

Finding Hidden Gems and Unusual Things to do in Athens: Gold Beyond the Acropolis

By Abi King | Greece

Athens is an unusual city. With its eye-watering place in world history, the olive-soaked Mediterranean air breezing through and the Acropolis shining on a hilltop, Athens should be an easy city to fall in love with.

Yet alongside the romance, Athens packs in skyscrapers, traffic jams, urban grit and edgy street art.

And a visit there is all the better for it.

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Mar 19

Staying with an Olive Oil Sommelier in Greece: Eumelia in the Peloponnese

By Abi King | Food , Greece

 Deep beneath the scorched sun of the Peloponnese, the Eumelia luxury eco-farm comes from a couple jaded by politics who, quite literally, decided they wanted to get back down to earth.  The earth in question is red and dry and crunches underfoot. Rippling boardwalks surf across the dust to connect the five cabins to the main […]

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May 02

Inside an Athens Philosophy Tour: Plato, Socrates and Studying in the Nude

By Abi King | Greece

Inside an Athens philosophy tour Join the world’s philosophical heavyweights in an Athens philosophy tour. Thousands of years have passed and yet we’re still all working on the pursuit of happiness.An Athens Philosophy TourApparently, searching for happiness is a modern, millennial affair. We’re told we’ve lost touch with what makes life meaningful, ablaze in a flutter […]

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