Githio – The picturesque harbour of Mani (updated)

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…

10 of the best places for souvlaki with pita in Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] Souvlaki, especially the one wrapped in pita (tylichto/τυλιχτό in Greek), is a favourite meal of the Greeks and one of the most famous Greek dishes in the world. Although souvlaki restaurants (souvlatzidika/σουβλατζίδικα in Greek) have always existed in Athens, in the last 20 years there…

The best street food in Pagrati

Pagrati or Pangrati (Παγκράτι) is one of the most interesting urban areas of Athens that has always played an important role in the life of the city. It was loved by artists and writers, and was a favourite place of residence for intellectuals. The old inhabitants of Pagrati are still proud to call themselves true…

Food and Travel in Athens (Delivery Edition)

In the strange times, we live in there is no reason to lose hope. We will always have beautiful memories of the past and the dreams of the future. Our team searched our previous articles and found the best places for food that we had suggested in the past and identified which of them have…

Aiolou Street – Walking through Athens’ history

Our city is resting and always waiting for us to rediscover it … Aiolou is one of the most historic and characteristic streets in Athens’ centre. A walk down this pedestrian street is like walking through the city’s history and past. It starts near Omonoia square and ends in Plaka near the Roman market. Aiolou…

Best souvlaki (kalamaki) in Athens

Souvlaki (aka kalamaki) is a popular Greek food and probably the most famous Greek street food, which you should taste if you are visiting Athens. It could be found anywhere but basically at specialized restaurants known as “souvlatzidika”. It consists of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. The original souvlaki is made…