CITY STORIES

8 travel bloggers from across Europe flew in Athens for 6 consecutive weeks in order to experience our selected ‘Athenian Moments’ and see our city through the eyes of a local. This is the place where they – and other city lovers – will be sharing their stories. Get inspired!

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13.Dec

MY FIRST ''THIS IS MY ATHENS'' MISSION

Meeting strangers from around the world and befriending them in no time, seemed like a great challenge. How to condense a whole city in just a few hours?

By KATERINA LYGKONI
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22.Aug

THE GUARDIAN: THIS IS MY ATHENS

Who better to explore a city with than an enthusiastic, knowledgeable local? Smartphone-based digital wizardry means finding the right guide or tour is now only a tap away.

By THIS IS ATHENS TEAM
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04.Dec

ATHENS IS A PARTY ZONE: TOP TIPS BY A LOCAL! PART 2

Within walking distance from Syntagma square you will meet Kolonaki, the cosmopolitan, and “aristocratic” neighborhood of the city center.

By VILLY MANOLIA
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25.Nov

ATHENS IS A PARTY ZONE: TOP TIPS BY A LOCAL! PART 1

With more than 18 different cool and vibrant areas to choose from, a creative cocktail, wine and microbrewery scene, clubs and bars that stay open till the morning light..

By VILLY MANOLIA
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11.Nov

72 HOURS IN MODERN ATHENS - THE MISUNDERSTOOD METROPOLIS

Bestowed with the glorious history of the ancients, yet fighting off a misunderstood contemporary persona, the identity of Athens is hard to describe..

By BECKI ENRIGHT
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08.Nov

HOW TO SEE ATHENS WITH A LOCAL

Dear Athens,
I realise now that I’d got you all wrong. I visited in the height of summer and stumbled (and, ahem, sweated) up your steep hills...

By ABIGAIL KING
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02.Nov

7 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS

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...

By ABIGAIL KING
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28.Oct

ATHENS LIKE A LOCAL – THE REAL CITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES

If there’s one consistent thing in travel, it is this: locals are always eager to impart their knowledge of a place. Those with a deeply entrenched passion for the place...

By BECKI ENRIGHT
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26.Oct

PLACES TO GO AND LUXURIOUS THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS

Whether you gaze upon it at sunrise or as the day draws to a close, the full majesty of the Acropolis is a constant companion and one of the greatest places to go in Athens...

By TERRY LEE

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