The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST)

This article about The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) is also published in the 14th issue of the digital magazine Voyagers Voice. Voyagers Voice is a free online magazine based on culture and art. The articles are written by natives or by people who have lived in that country for many years and…

South Pelion – A road trip between two seas

Pelion (Πήλιο) is a unique destination for all seasons. It is the perfect combination of mountain and sea, beautiful traditional villages (with special and characteristic architecture), a rich natural landscape and also beaches of unique natural beauty. Therefore, it is logical to be a popular tourist destination all year round. In this article, we present…

4 of the best ethnic restaurants in Athens

After our successful articles for the “4 of the best restaurants for casual dining” and “4 of the best places for pasta” in Athens, our team decided to present our favourite 4 places for ethnic food in the city. In this article, we present 4 restaurants, where you could taste the cuisine of the country…

Rocambole Gang: A tour of Athens during the time of the Greek Bonnie and Clyde

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The notorious Rocambole Gang (Rokamvol/Ροκαμβόλ in Greek) operated in Athens in the late 1920s and caused fear among the city’s residents and upset law enforcement authorities. The gang consisted of brothers Andreas and Koula Christofileas (Ανδρέας και Κούλα Χριστοφιλέα) as well as other casual members….

Githio – The imposing capital of Laconian Mani

The story of Gythio (or Githeio/Γύθειο) in Peloponnese (Greece) begins with a love story. According to the legend, on the small island of Cranae (or Kranai/Κρανάη), Paris and Helen spent their first night before fleeing to Troy. This island, known today as Marathonisi (Μαραθονήσι), is the ancient settlement of Gythio. The city was an important…

A visit to 10 historic arcades of Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] In a city like Athens, with sunshine most days of the year, one would expect there to be no commercial arcades running through large building complexes and structures. However, there is an extensive network of arcades designed and built from the late 19th to the…

Μια επίσκεψη σε 10 ιστορικές στοές της Αθήνας

Σε μια πόλη όπως η Αθήνα, με ηλιοφάνεια τις περισσότερες ημέρες του χρόνου, θα περίμενε κανείς να μην υπάρχουν εμπορικές στοές που να διατρέχουν μεγάλα οικοδομικά συγκροτήματα και κτίρια. Παρόλα αυτά υπάρχει ένα εκτεταμένο δίκτυο στοών που σχεδιάστηκαν και κατασκευάστηκαν από τα τέλη του 19ου μέχρι τα μέσα 20ου αιώνα, χρησιμοποιώντας σαν πρότυπα τα γαλλικά…

Psaromachalas – A walk in the oldest neighbourhood of Nafplio

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The soul of Nafplio has lived here for years now, intact and pure. Theodoros Kostouros (1913-1986) Nafplio (Ναύπλιο) is a historic and beautiful city, and capital of the Prefecture of Argolida (Αργολίδα). From references to Greek Mythology to modern history, Nafplio played a leading role…