Articles about athens
While most people associate Athens with the Acropolis, there's a lot more to this city than that. It combines ancient history with modern development and doesn't lose its charm in the process. Here are my favorite things to do in Athens, Greece.
Whether you're an independent traveler or interested in an island hopping package tour, first knowing how to plan a Greek island vacation is important to reduce the stress that of having multiple connections and hotel stays. Know when to go and how to travel to make best use of your time there.
The ancient history and archaeology of Thessaloniki in Greece is an interesting one. The recent Thessaloniki news about the discovery of an ancient Roman road while digging for a new subway system in the heart of the city is not entirely a surprise. The most recent archaeological discovery reveals that the Roman road is about 1,800 years old, and that there was another ancient Greek road below that, believed to have been built at least another 500 years earlier.
With a culinary history that dates back 4000 years, Greece's cuisine has to be one of the most varied and delicious in the world. It is also touted by health experts to be among the healthiest, so there's no need to hold back when sampling all the lip smacking offerings that the country has to offer.
Choosing the best Greek Islands to visit for a vacation can be quite confusing if you don't know your Mykonos from your Paros. The islands are quite diverse in landscape, architecture, cuisine and culture, so this guide selects a few that are popular and cover the entire spectrum.