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”Another” world in Neos Kosmos district

”Another” world in Neos Kosmos district

What you come across first off Siggrou Ave. and Kallirois junction is this ''peculiar'' fence and just behind one of a series of vast apartment flats, the color of ocher. In the front, a small pond - swimming pool (empty, of course ...), some trees as a... Read more »

Siggrou family estate

Siggrou family estate

There is a forest at the outskirts of Athens that few know and even fewer visit. The forest of Siggrou family Estate. It was in response to a bike ride, organized by the Secretariat for Youth, that I visited the site initially. And as I was crossing the nature trails on... Read more »

Moschato cycle lane

Moschato cycle lane

Notwithstanding it bears a length of a mere kilometer, it urges us to imagine a-kind-of humane and viable Athenian neighborhood ... A cycle lane network that should turn Athens to a city of class! How you could get there: Load your bicycle on the tube and alight at... Read more »

A profusely lush Academy !

A profusely lush Academy !

Nobody could have prepared me for the awe I experienced when I first came across the greenness of ​​the park of the Academy of Plato. Cypress, carob, laurel and olive trees, pomegranates, mulberries, myrtles. A mere 20 minutes (on foot, if I should mention...) from... Read more »

Zografou

Zografou

We have been congested through its narrow streets with identical shops and cafes. We have spotted many young people strolling with an air of class, perhaps it 's been students, coming out Zografou University and Technical School campuses . Why do we recommend a walk in... Read more »

Anafiotika: a journey to the dream

Anafiotika: a journey to the dream

What would you think of a walk into Anafiotika? It's a beautiful summer day and I'm in the mood for a walk downtown Athens. A long way from the hustle of the city and yet so close to the Ancient Αgora. I take the train and alight at Monastiraki station.. On leaving the... Read more »

A relaxing cinema going and a drip of wine in Kessariani district

A relaxing cinema going and a drip of wine in Kessariani district

There are some days when everything seems to go wrong. Time is ticking away on your alarm clock and you're still in bed, cos' you've heard nothing. You leave behind your mobile walking away from home. Your wallet is missing, a long while after you have left your office... Read more »

Tzitzifies’ evacuee blocks of flats

Tzitzifies’ evacuee blocks of flats

The evacuee flats were built during the years 1932 - 1939 to house some 20,000 refugees from Asia Minor, who already struggled into makeshift shacks. Nowadays, the region has been inhabited mostly by immigrants, most of whom are Muslims. While some of the houses look... Read more »

Penteli Waterfall

Penteli Waterfall

We kindly publish a text edited by an exceptional group of friendship named Blanco group, a society of reflection and action that submits proposals for improving everyday life in the city. "Words might fail me! Just board 451bus line heading to Palaia Penteli via... Read more »

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Diomidous Botanical Garden in Athens Greece: The Diomidis Botanical Garden is located in a short distance from the centre of Athens, a jewel in the heart of the city. A huge area at the end of Iera Odos st, this Botanical Garden is only 8 km from Omonoia Square, in the... Read more »