6 places in downtown Athens to eat like a local

Downtown Athens offers you many choices for eating out. However there are a few places, loved by the locals and those who work at the city center, that could offer you a truly Athenian experience. Nothing fancy,  just tasty old-fashioned food, at unpretentious places. Here are our top picks for eating out like a local…

Nemi – The strawberry village

#uniquedestinations If you are in Rome, probably the best and easiest day trip you could make is to visit Castelli Romani. Just 20 klm southeast of the Eternal City begins the gentle climb through the forests of Coli Albani to the 13 Castelli Romani villages. The mountain is actually the long-extinct Volcano Laziale, which has…

Best souvlaki (kalamaki) in Athens ?

Souvlaki (aka kalamaki) is a popular Greek food and probably the most famous Greek street food, which you should taste if you are visiting Athens. It could be found anywhere but basically at specialized restaurants known as “souvlatzidika”. It consists of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. The original souvlaki is made…

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time…

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. A lively city , where the old and the new mingle in a unique way. Barcelona is hard to be described in just eight things but these eight things suggested here are a good start. 1. Τake an afternoon walk around…

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides the…

Best burgers in Athens !!!

OK, we asked you and you told us to find the best burger in Athens. After many burgers and probably a few kilos heavier, this is our verdict : 1. Juicy Grill : There is reason why people are seeking this relatively small place in the streets of Chorargos and are lining outside to taste…

An Animated History of Hamburger (by NY Magazine)

Hamburger or generally burger is a meal and a snack directly related with the American culture and history, from the first meatball to Burger King and McDonalds. Here is a imaginative short video on the history of hamburger : Related post : Best Burgers in Athens !!!

7 reasons why you should visit Marseille …

Marseille is the second-largest city of France, its main commercial port and the most significant city of the historical province of Provence. Marseille was originally founded circa 600 BC as the Greek colony of Massalia and became the preeminent Greek polis in the region of southern Gaul. As a big trading center and the gate of France to Africa…

4 must-do day trips from Lisbon (…except Sintra)

Following our article about Lisbon, we are going to suggest four memorable day trips which can be easily done by car. We excluded Sintra, with the beautiful and fairytale Palacio Nacional da Pena, because it is a world famous town and every traveller visiting Lisbon has it already in his/her itinerary. So, hire a car…