Forget London…and New York, Tel Aviv and Rio: a travel website based on earth took a magnifying glass to the closing hours of nightclubs in a wide selection of global cities and determined that the city with the latest average closing times is Athens. Which will not come as a surprise to anyone who has ever gone out for a late dinner or night on … Continue reading New study shows the world’s best party city is (yes) Athens
What? That’s right: Santorini’s infamously sardine-can sized little airport is set to triple in size, from the current 4,500 square meters to 15,600 square meters. So says Giorgos Vilos, the commercial and corporate development director at Fraport, the (oddly, really) German-led entity that operates 14 airports around Greece. Not reported is that the tiny island — just 30 square miles, or slightly larger than Manhattan … Continue reading #Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size
Well, there’s one for ya. Continue reading Ces îles grecques pas encore saccagées par Lindsay Lohan
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.
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…