I love Athens

Why do I love Athens?   Occasionally, some foreign tourists used to ask me why do I love Athens. Maybe Athens seems to be just another gigantic and ugly loud big city, for you. But to me, it is my city, my hometown, my soul. That’s the reason why I indeed love Athens. It attracts me with many ways, mostly […]

Skala Atalantis

Skala   Skala Atalantis of municipality Lokron in the Prefecture of Fthiotida in Central Greece   August 2021 38°40′0.8″N 23°4′31.1″E   This summer is undoubtedly called: close-to-Athens-destinations. By taking the decision to do not use boats or airplanes to avoid crowding with covid-19, this is the best solution for vacation. That is why we chose another one destination near Athens, […]

Tyros

Tyros   Tyros of county Arcadia in Peloponnese   July 2021 37°15′N 22°50′E Our 3rd city break for this summer was at Tyros of Arcadia in Peloponnese (after Poros and Kymi) on 30th &31st of July and 1st&2nd of August. It is only 2,5h-3h away from Athens and we love-love-loooved it. The municipality of South Kynouria, where Tyros belongs, has […]

Kymi – Kimi

Kymi of island Evia July 2021 38°38′3″N 24°6′14″E As I told you to my previous article about Poros, this year (due to covid-19) me and my husband, we decided to take long weekends near Athens instead of taking 15days vacation continuously to one far away island. For our second dash we chose to visit Kymi of island Evia (or Kimi […]

Poros island

Poros 37°31′N 23°29′E June 2021   I was so excited about my trip to Poros island, because was the first one after the quarantine from November 2020-May 2021. Poros is a small island of 23km2 and really close to Athens. That is why it is also Greek’s way out of the Athenian city. And also a stopover for foreigners’ yachts. We […]