Month: April 2020

The Panathenaic Stadium – A Quick Guide

The Marble Jewel of Greece Greece’ beautiful work of art; the Panathenaic Stadium. Built with shiny, cool marble wrapping around a jet-black racetrack that looked as if it was a work of the Olympian Gods, the Olympic Stadium looks majestic as ever. Getting there As you walk out of...

Around Athens – Part 2

Visiting Lycabettus Hill & Syntagma Square After arriving back in Athens from Kalamata, we booked a taxi with BEAT and headed in search of our third Airbnb. While waiting for the apartment to get ready, we sat in a small café; had a toasty feta pastry with a lovely...

Tips on Travelling to Greece in Winter

By mid-to-late November, temperatures in Greece drop considerably lower than what you would expect; especially after seeing endless pictures of bright blue seas and sunny skies. When we travelled to Greece it was the first two weeks of December and the lowest the temperature dropped to was about 7...

Kalimera from Kalamata

A long bus ride through miles and miles of olive groves and what looked like vineyards, we travelled from Athens via KTEL Messinias – the Express bus – possibly the most scenic way to travel to Kalamata; the town of olives. We spent two days in Kalamata, doing absolutely...