Still overlooked, this Athenian ‘hood of ample hills draws a hungry hipster crowd—oh, and now it’s got Picassos, too. By Anthony Grant. Story originally published by Kathimerini/Greece Is Μy Greek friends might howl with laughter, […]
Story and interview by Anthony Grant Travelers today are on the hunt for deals (naturally) and experiences (more of a challenge). The era of mass tourism is going south fast, as epitomized by the spectacular […]
There we were, in the wilds of Glyfada, with so many good looking restaurants to choose from that it overwhelmed us to the point where we settled on McDonalds. But inside it we found this, […]
Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art opens in Athens, take one: Oh Aristotle (384–322 BC), that hard-thinking wretch. Were it not for the Greek philosopher’s rock-star status through the centuries, the Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art […]
Athens BlueBuilding is a bold, design-driven collection of just six furnished apartments in a brand new mid-rise building in the beating heart of one of Athens’ most exciting neighborhoods, Pagrati. It’s the result of a unique […]
We had mixed feelings about visiting the Amanzoe resort in Porto Heli, Greece. It looked a little hoity-toity and architecturally a bit vanilla, like a latter day Grecian Hotel Bel Air with fewer A-listers and […]
This essay was first published in Greek newspaper Kathimerini as “Greek Holiday Trilogy,” “the experiences of a carefree American traveler to Greece, through his first visit to Santorini, the search for a secret beach in Sifnos and a spell at a beach club in Ios.” (We’re not sure how carefree but, hey). What follows is the original version in English. By Anthony Grant with illustrations by Philippos Avramidis.