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The 25 March holiday in Greece

The 25 March holiday in Greece

25 March is a double Greek National holiday celebration a historical and a religious event. It is called Greek Independence Day because it commemorates the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821 but also Annunciation day because it coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of The Annunciation. Finally, it is also the name day of everyone called…

Our family food tour in Athens

Our family food tour in Athens

And we did a lot of that on a sunny March morning in Athens during a family food tour. We learned everything about the flavors of our home city, its history, and culture. The tour took us via the famous Acropolis through the beautiful Anafiotika village to the traditional neighborhoods of Monastiraki, Psirri, and the University.  We…

Goulandris Museum & Gaia Centre Event

Goulandris Museum & Gaia Centre Event

Goulandris Museum and Gaia Centre demonstrate to visitors the way planet Earth has been functioning for millions of years and how it functions today, with the interventions of modern people. At the entrance, as well as all along the exhibition, the ancient goddess Gaia is present extending her offering hand to humans. The «Geo-sphere», which…

Watch the Presidential Guard or Evzones in Athens

Watch the Presidential Guard or Evzones in Athens

The Evzones in Athens are a must-see for your kids. And not only kids will be amazed. After living in Athens for so many years, the sight of these traditionally dressed soldiers is always exciting. A visit to the Greek capital is not complete without admiring these historical elite members of the Greek army. They have…

The Adventure Park great for kids and teens

The Adventure Park great for kids and teens

The Adventure Park in Malakasa is one of my favorite family things to do in Athens. I recently summed them up in my ‘Athens with Kids Top things to do’ article. I have been very often in his park ever since my children were very young so let me tell you all about it.  The Adventure…

Great for teenagers in Athens: Street Art

Great for teenagers in Athens: Street Art

Teenagers in Athens will love to explore the street art scene. Several tour companies offer walking tours discovering the street art in the city. I had a tour with Alternative Athens, a company specialized in offering local experiences.  Their daily 3-hour group tour costs 40 Euro per person and is described on the website as…

Little City Spots

Little City Spots

Little City Spots LittleCitySpots follows the trend of an increase in entertainment and activities for kids in the recent years. Compared to the first years of my motherhood, the choices for family activities nowadays are endless. So far, there were different sources to find information on what is going on in the city for kids….

Top things to do in Athens with Kids

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Top things to do in Athens with Kids

Athens with children is great! What are my top favorite places in my adopted hometown for kids? I find it difficult to choose. There are so many interesting things to do in the Greek capital. So for this post, I listed the places that we have visited the most often in the past eight years….