• Athens,  Bars,  Drink & Dine,  Europe,  Greece

    Brettos Bar in Athens

    In my wanderings around Athens, I came across a cool little bar called Brettos. Most people visiting Athens will end up in the Plaka area, for it’s where you will find many archeological sites, great street dining, shopping and of course Brettos. As I was exploring the streets, I came across Brettos bar in Athens by pure chance, I’m so glad I did. From the street my eyes were immediately drawn inside by the colourful wall of brightly lit bottles. The sign out the front said wine tasting all day, so I checked my watch (it was early) and figured ‘ah it must be 5 o’clock somewhere in the world’, so…

  • Athens,  Europe,  Greece,  Travel

    The Highlights Of Athens

    The essential guide where you will find the highlights of Athens. The Acropolis The Acropolis is undoubtedly the most recognised and photographed tourist attraction in Athens. Sitting high up on the hill the Acropolis presides proudly over the city. Visiting the Acropolis gives a great insight into the ancient world of Greece and should not be missed, highlights are the imposing Parthenon and the Erthechtheion. The Acropolis is a large expansive area that also incorporates a number of other must see sights at ground level. Be sure to make a visit to the ancient theatre of Dionysos, the Odeion of Herodes Atticus and a number of other sites located outside…

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    Athens,  Europe,  Greece,  Must Read,  Travel

    The Historic Neighbourhood of Anafiotika

    I love discovering little unexpected places when I’m out and about exploring a city. So whilst I was in Athens, I learned of one such treasure that’s well hidden away. In fact if you walked by you may not even notice what lies at the foot of the Acropolis. So what is it exactly that I’m talking about? I’m talking about the historic neighbourhood of Anafiotika. A little area hidden within Plaka, that will give you a little taste of the Greek Islands. I first came to know about the Anafiotika neighbourhood through my lovely Greek friend Sissy, who lives in Athens. She suggested that when I take a walk…