Streets of Athens

Next to Glasgow, Athens is my favourite city in the world. There’s so much going on all the time, and always something different to see. We’ve been here for almost three months, and a few weeks ago I got annoyed at myself that I wasn’t really getting pictures that captured that. I’ve never been a […]

Read more "Streets of Athens"

Athens’ Worst Kept Secret

One of the best things to do in a different city is to find really cool new places to eat and drink, particularly if the country you’re in has traditional food. In Greece, sharing a meal is an intensely social thing, which makes the whole thing even better. The problem is that in most of […]

Read more "Athens’ Worst Kept Secret"


Mount Lykavittos is the highest point in Athens. Given the nature of the language, you’ll probably see it spelled a whole host of different ways in English, so we’ll just stick with what the road sign says. It’s a bit like how we pronounce π as ‘pie’ in English, when in Greek it’s really pronounced […]

Read more "Lykavittos"


Situated on a hill in the centre of Athens, it’s impossible to miss the Acropolis. No visit to the city would be complete without it. The entrance ticket is 12 Euros, and covers a few separate outdoor historical sites aside from the Acropolis itself – including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, which is located just […]

Read more "Acropolis"