18 Micon Str, the essential boutique hotel in Athens, has emerged a year after its opening as the hands-down favorite for plugged-in visitors to the Greek capital and as the first (and to date only) hotel in Athens to become a member of Hip Hotels. The hotel’s easygoing, industrial chic vibe and prized location in Psirri, one of the buzziest neighborhoods in the Greek capital—yet … Continue reading Our Favourite Boutique Hotel in Athens, 18 Micon St., Just Got Hipper (read on…)
Starring the long and odd swimming pool at Erego Beach Club! …and a statue that features a partial likeness of the island’s homegrown poet, Homer! …and water that looks like this! so without further a-blue, have yourself a read. And yeah, it might take a little while…what did you think this was, some kind of party? Continue reading SOI fo snoitcelfeR | Reflections of IOS
Editor’s note: this overdue rant putting little Lindsay in her place, wherever that is, was originally meant for television, but the Internet lasts longer, and requires less make-up. Forget about the rumors of cocaine and drugs or the fact that that other egomaniac Oprah (putting yourself on the cover of every issue of your magazine? I mean…) probably isn’t on speed dial anymore. Wait, does speed … Continue reading Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.
Things you notice in Athens at 5:34 in the morning on a semi-random Tuesday in August. Or maybe Wednesday. (probably a hot day, anyway…) I smell bread. I see a seagull. That car is going way too fast. Does a motorcycle really need to make so much noise? Who still jogs? A policeman slathering on suntan lotion rather languorously. It’s too early to contemplate the … Continue reading ATHENS 5:34AM AND THE ISLAND OF I.
One of these, maybe…but all singularly cinematic! Photo courtesy Anthony Grant with special thanks to St George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens. Continue reading And the Oscar for Most Epic Urban Peak Goes to…
Are you looking for the next cool place? If so, why? And for God’s sake don’t go looking here. Continue reading The less than Herculean task of learning to love Heraklion